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AmeriCorps Positions

1700 Hours Full-Time 
September-August
Stipend a month $1,229.16 
Education Award $6,095( after successfully completing term) 

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.

 
 
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Nevada Outdoor School Naturalist - Elko

Elko Naturalists will deliver and assist with planning and coordination of all of the educational programs of Nevada Outdoor School including in-classroom lessons, summer camps, special events, and assist with field trip implementation. On average, the Elko Naturalists will teach eight classes per week and reach 500 students each month. Naturalists will also provide input into the development of kindergarten through sixth grade lesson plans that align with national and state benchmarks and Core standards. The Elko Naturalist will provide local and rural schools in Elko and surrounding areas with 45 minute to 1 hour inquiry-science lessons based on school district and NOS curriculum tied to National standards, deliver Outdoor Ethics programming to schools and special events, plan and facilitate field trips and summer camp programs, plan and teach all activities for weekend volunteer stewardship projects, gather/obtain and keep tidy all necessary educational supplies. Enter participant numbers into database and help to compile monthly direct results reporting, assist with development and utilize assessment tools and/or evaluations, promote Nevada Outdoor School's educational program through various forms of media - via media, assist in recruiting volunteers for educational programs as required, assist in recruiting youth for elective programs, attend trainings, seminars and/or conferences related to service objectives and career development, participate in NOS community and special events.

Check out what it's like to be a Naturalist at Nevada Outdoor School!

 

Nevada Outdoor School Naturalist - Winnemucca

Naturalists will deliver and assist with planning and coordination of all of the educational programs of Nevada Outdoor School including in-classroom lessons, summer camps, special events, and assist with field trip implementation. On average, the Naturalists will teach eight classes per week and reach 500 students each month. Naturalists will also provide input into the development of kindergarten through sixth grade lesson plans that align with national and state benchmarks and Core standards. The Naturalist will provide local and rural schools in Humboldt and surrounding areas with 45 minute to 1 hour inquiry-science lessons based on school district and NOS curriculum tied to National standards, deliver Outdoor Ethics programming to schools and special events, plan and facilitate field trips and summer camp programs, plan and teach all activities for weekend volunteer stewardship projects, gather/obtain and keep tidy all necessary educational supplies. Enter participant numbers into database and help to compile monthly direct results reporting, assist with development and utilize assessment tools and/or evaluations, promote Nevada Outdoor School's educational program through various forms of media - via media, assist in recruiting volunteers for educational programs as required, assist in recruiting youth for elective programs, attend trainings, seminars and/or conferences related to service objectives and career development, participate in NOS community and special events.

Check out what it's like to be a Naturalist at Nevada Outdoor School!

 

Friends of Black Rock High Rock Conservation Project and Outreach Coordinator -Gerlach

The Conservation Project and Outreach Coordinator will manage and direct conservation activities, recruit and manage volunteers and conduct outreach for stewardship projects. In addition, the member will assist the Executive Director with stewardship projects throughout the Black Rock Desert High rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area (NCA). This position is located in Gerlach, and some nights and weekend work is required. The workload for this position will be split between time spent in the Visitor Center/Office and work in the field. This position will not be responsible for the cash register or any monetary transactions. Schedule: Monday - Friday 9:00 am-6:00 some weekends will be required. Identify outreach opportunities, participate in volunteer recruitment events, educate the public about the Black Rock Desert region, including assisting visitors at the Visitor's Center in Gerlach with maps and information about the region, support a variety of stewardship and volunteer conservation projects and events within the NCA including scientific monitoring programs to achieve organizational conservation objectives, media outreach including composing articles for website and enewsletter to cultivate volunteers and membership, updating social media sites, posting projects and events to local outlets, assist with event planning and coordination. Promote FBRHR, the NCA and AmeriCorps in a positive manner with the public, train volunteers on proper protocols and procedures, and develop creative solutions to enhance volunteerism, maintain a safe, organized/professional work environment.

 

If any of these opportunities sound right for you, Contact Zulma Mayorga at:
Zulma.Mayorga@NevadaOutdoorSchool.org or 775-623-5657

For more information about AmeriCorps and to apply visit the AmeriCorps Website.

 

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