AmeriCorps State Program
|The Nevada Outdoor School AmeriCorps Program is a community development program that provides human resources to worthy non-profits, professional and life-skills training for community members, and collaborations for best practices which in turn increases the overall outreach of the non-profits and enables citizens to live more meaningful and independent lives.
Nevada Outdoor School's AmeriCorps State program places full-time, part-time, and summer AmeriCorps members members at worthy organizations throughout rural northern Nevada. These members are individuals who are dedicating a year or summer of their lives to serving others in the community by being environmental stewards, educators, mentors, and caregivers.
To see our current AmeriCorps service opportunities click: Join Our Team
For more information, please contact Zulma Mayorga at 775.623.5656
Benefits of Full-Time AmeriCorps Member:
Living stipend of $1100/month for full-time members
Living stipend of $550/month for half-time members
A $5,550 Educational Award at the end of your service for full-time members
A $2,775 Educational Award at the end of your service for half-time members
Minimum 2 weeks of personal time off
Member development and training from the Corporation for National and Community Service
On-the-job training specific to your interest and position
Loan forbearance and payment for accrued interest on education loans
Child care (if eligible)
Current Partner Organizations:
| Friends of Nevada Wilderness
dedicated to preserving all qualified Nevada public lands as
wilderness, protecting all present and potential wilderness from ongoing
threats, educating the public about the values of and need for
wilderness, and improving the management and restoration of wild lands.
| Nevada Outdoor School
inspires exploration of the natural world, responsible stewardship of our habitat and dedication to community.
|Lander County School District
is located in beautiful Battle Mountain and Austin, Nevada, two small
communities nestled between several mountain ranges in Northeastern
Nevada. Our K-12 public school district has an enrollment of
approximately 1,300 students and offers comprehensive curricular,
co-curricular, and extra-curricular programs through two high schools.
Our district is renowned for its hospitality and for producing
outstanding academic and activity performance.
The Wells Family Resource Center exists to provide an open center to
meet the needs of children/parents/families. The Wells community has no
other open forum where they can go to seek assistance, help, support or
referral to other resources. In addition, the Wells Family Resource
Center’s After School Connection program for elementary age children
operates four days a week throughout the school year, giving children a
safe and fun environment with a variety of different activities. “Steps
for Success” is a new program intended to prepare 4- and 5-year-olds for
kindergarten. “Early Steps to Learning” helps 2- and 3-year-olds with
peer socialization, improves language and communication skills and
provides a smooth separation from parents into an environment that
supports children’s learning through their natural instinct of
1st Street, Wells, NV 89835. 775.752.2345
Senior Citizens of Humboldt County Inc.’s mission is to enhance the
quality of life for those 60 years and older, and those with
disabilities by ~promoting independent living ~enriching lives through
social programs and ~enabling long life with dignity. We offer two
nutrition programs, the congregate meal program on site, and the meal on
wheels program. We also provide the only public transport program in
Humboldt County - the senior and disabled transport program (in ADA
approved, and handicapped accessible buses). We also partner with
CARELaw and provide donation supported (no fee) legal services. We
partner with RSVP to provide the resistance health training program,
home companion program, and transport outside the bus routes, telephone
check-in's and lifeline program. Our social programs include bingo,
cards, chess club, active mind games, free skype and Internet access,
craft room, painting, trips and tours, music and theater performances.
In partnership with AmeriCorps we provide SHIP program volunteers to
assist with Medicare, Medicaid, social security and other federal and
state supported programs for the aging.
Friends of Black Rock-High Rock
helps manage the resources of the Black Rock Desert region and educates
the public to foster stewardship and preserve its unique character.
Frontier Community Action Agency
640 Melarkey Street
Pershing County Senior Center -
Seiors Meet and Eat.
Communities in Schools - Northeastern Nevada We build a community of support for children by embedding resources they need within their school.