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Tahoe Rim Trail Association - Youth Education Programs Coordinator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

April 8, 2019 - September 22, 2019

Application Window

January 31, 2019 - March 1, 2019

Location

  • Stateline, NV

Contact Information

Rachel Durben
(530) 542-4546
sara.monson@sierranevadaalliance.org

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Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership Member

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Description

Becoming a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) member enables you to do great things for the Sierra Nevada while you grow as an individual and attain tangible benefits. Put your idealism to work through AmeriCorps! Protect the Sierra environment and rural communities. You will learn teamwork, communications, conservation issues, responsibility and other essential skills that will help you for the rest of your life. And you’ll gain the personal satisfaction of taking on a challenge and seeing results. The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership needs your courage, skills, and dedication!

Becoming a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) member enables you to do great things for the Sierra Nevada while you grow as an individual and attain tangible benefits. Put your idealism to work through AmeriCorps! Protect the Sierra environment and rural communities. You will learn teamwork, communications, conservation issues, responsibility and other essential skills that will help you for the rest of your life. And you’ll gain the personal satisfaction of taking on a challenge and seeing results. The Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership needs your courage, skills, and dedication! Read More

Living Allowance

$1345 - $1345 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Training

Additional Benefits

In addition to SNAP Member Benefits, the TRTA will provide an additional housing stipend of $1,500 ($250/month).

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
• Must be 18 years of age, or older
• Because this position requires driving, applicants must be 21+
• Ability and willingness to undergo a federal criminal background check is required
• Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record
• Effective communication skills with people of diverse ages and backgrounds
• Must be able to communicate clearly and consistently with TRTA staff
• Possess an enthusiastic, hardworking, flexible and positive attitude
• Experience with program facilitation for youth (K-12)
• Background in Environmental/Outdoor Education, Environmental Science or demonstrated interest/commitment
• Interest and experience in experiential education, backpacking, wilderness survival, ecology and Leave No Trace
• Ability to work weekends, evenings, and holidays.
• Motivation, stamina, and ability to work up to 12 hours a day in the field teaching youth groups, carrying a backpack with up to 40 lbs. for five miles.
• Experience with basic computer programs including the Microsoft Office Suite

Desired Qualifications:
• First Aid or Wilderness First Aid certified
• Lifeguard certification
• Knowledge and understanding of Leave No Trace principals
• Spanish language proficiency

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual and Team Placements

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Federal Government Agency, Higher Education Institution, Local Government Agency

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Rachel Durben
(530) 542-4546
sara.monson@sierranevadaalliance.org

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