NOS Staff Positions
Education Program Technician, Nevada Outdoor School and California Trail Interpretive Center, Elko, NV
The Education Program Technician is a full-time position with NOS stationed out of the California Trail Interpretive Center (CTIC) in Elko, NV. The ideal candidate has a passion for teaching youth and intergenerational audiences, a deep knowledge of history and environmental education, public speaking and team-building skills, keen awareness and curiosity of the world around them, excellent customer service skills, and is a willing ambassador of the Bureau of Land Management. This position will research, write, and present curriculum-based educational programs on the natural and cultural history of the California Trail both on and off site. Additionally, this position will evaluate and update education programs, engage audiences to encourage participation and personal connections with resources, writes curriculum-based lesson plans for use on-site and for distance learning on the Trail Center website, build relationships with schools through outreach, and be part of a team of BLM staff and partners.
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All full time NOS AmeriCorps positions pay a living stipend of $1175 per month ($587.50 for half time), as well as, an education award upon successful completion of service.
AmeriCorps members are expected to wear AmeriCorps logo or apparel while serving. This position does not duplicate work of previous or existing employees or volunteers, supplant the hiring of workers, or include service or duties that have been performed or were performed by a current employee,an employee who recently resigned or was discharged, an employee subject to a reduction in work force, or an employee who is on leave.
The program does not discriminate in program admission based on race, color, sexual orientation, military discharge, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic unrelated to the ability to perform the essential functions or basic tenets of the program, or any bona fide occupational qualifications. The program will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as long as the accommodation does not impose an undue hardship on the program. This policy governs all aspects of the program, including selection, placement assignment, compensation, and access to benefits and training.
If any of these opportunities sound right for you, Contact Zulma Mayorga at:
For more information about AmeriCorps and to apply visit the AmeriCorps Website.