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900 hours part-time Sep –August Stipend a month $606.25  Education Award $2907.50( after successfully completing term)

Boys and Girls Club of Winnemucca Youth Development Aide
Schedule: Monday:Friday, 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Summer 7:30-5:30 pm AmeriCorps members may be eligible to receive a living allowance depending upon the number of hours served, $606.25 a month; are eligible to receive a post-service education award upon successful completion of service. The Youth Development Aide supervise Club members, engage youth in positive activities and assist with homework help, complete roster sheets and implement required Club programs. Position will improve learning and social skills and raise self-esteem and self-confidence of youth, conduct enrichment and recreation activities consistent with the Boys & Girls Club of Winnemucca’s after-school program. The Youth Development Aide will also assist in summer programs with the planning, implementation, and evaluation a broad range of hands-on activities falling within the scope of the Boys & Girls Club of Winnemucca's Summer Brain Gain programming. Programming includes the delivery of a literacy program, interactive STEM activities and physical fitness activities, including the delivery of nutrition program supporting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle Position will maintain equipment, assist with daily check-in and check-out of program participants. Will implement the after-school program; assisting Club members with homework during the school year. The AmeriCorps member will also implement the summer program "Summer Brain Gain", cooperative learning, instructional activities designed to promote positive outcomes, provide guidance and demonstrate positive role modeling to youth, maintain a safe and clean environment, promote and encourage active program participation. Responsible for monitoring programs and distributing and collecting pre and post surveys .Assist with daily check-in, check-out of program participants. Related Responsibilities: Participate in Boys & Girls Club of Winnemucca community and special events.


1700 Hours Full-Time  Sep-August stipend a month $1212.50  Education Award $5815( after successfully completing term) 

Nevada Outdoor School Elko Naturalist

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.

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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: or 775-623-5656

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