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Community Educator AmeriCorps

Company: Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful
Location: Sparks
Posted on: July 13, 2019

Job Description:

Teaser The Community Educator AmeriCorps will implement and maintain KTMBs Adult Education program, which is designed to inspire community members to be stewards of our communitys land and water through community outreach, adult education, and KTMBs Recycling Guide. The Community Educator AmeriCorps will also help to maintain and implement KTMBs Youth Education program by presenting KTMBs Warriors educational curriculum. KTMBs Youth Education program engages students in S.T.E.M.-based, hands-on learning activities with the goal of developing stewards for the future, as well as improved academic engagement and better preparation for educational success. Position Description The Community Educator AmeriCorps will be an essential member of KTMBs team. The Community Educator AmeriCorps will primarily work to implement KTMBs Adult Education program by presenting to community groups, organizations, and businesses. This person will also maintain KTMBs database of community recycling resources, in addition to acting as a KTMB representative during community events. The Community Educator AmeriCorps will assist in KTMBs Youth Education program by presenting to K-12 students throughout Washoe County. This person will also maintain current relationships with community groups, organizations, and businesses, as well as Washoe County School District teachers and other community educators. The Community Educator AmeriCorps will also have the opportunity to participate in KTMBs cleanups and other programs. KTMB is a private, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit dedicated to creating a cleaner, more beautiful region through education and active community involvement. For over 30 years, KTMB has been working with schools, businesses, municipalities, community groups and individuals to keep our open space areas, the Truckee River, business corridors, and neighborhoods beautiful for all to enjoy through our education programs, beautification, and cleanups. Service Location: Reno, NV Timeline for Service: September 9, 2019-August 14, 2020 Primary Responsibilities Implement KTMBs Adult and Youth Education program; Maintain and update KTMBs Recycling Guide; Assist in the enhancement and development of KTMBs Adult Education presentations; Maintain existing and develop new partnerships with businesses, community groups, organizations, school teachers and other community educators; Assist in teacher training/s based on Waste, Weed and Watershed Warriors; Execute field trip programs for primary grade students to KTMBs Sensory Garden at Idlewild Park; Support partnerships and plans for seasonal youth education programming. Qualifications Passionate commitment to KTMBs mission and vision; Bachelors degree in education, environmental science, or a related field; Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment; Experience working with teachers and students in a formal or informal classroom setting; Exceptional writing skills; Strong communication and public speaking skills; Strong organizational skills; High degree of initiative and spirit of service; Preferred: reading, writing and speaking competency in Spanish language; Preferred: strong understanding of education standards; Preferred: experience teaching in formal or informal settings; AmeriCorps KTMBs Community Educator AmeriCorps position is funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and will serve within the AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps is your chance to be the greater good! Each AmeriCorps member makes a year-long, full-time commitment to serve at a nonprofit organization or public agency. To learn more about the AmeriCorps programs visit americorps.gov. Compensation In return for their service, AmeriCorps members receive a modest living allowance of $13,992 for the year, health benefits during their service and have the option of receiving a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,095. To Apply Send a cover letter and resume to Kim Rios at kimberly@ktmb.org. Applications are accepted until July 26, 2019. Applications are also accepted through AmeriCorps.gov. Visit the KTMB website: ktmb.org or email/call Kim at 775.851.5185 or kimberly@ktmb.org for more information.

Keywords: Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, Sparks , Community Educator AmeriCorps, Other , Sparks, Nevada

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