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Education Coordinator VISTA

Job in USA
Full Time, Temporary position
Listed on 2020-01-31
Job specializations:
  • Education
    Entry Level Education, General Education, International Education, Education Administration
  • Teaching
Job Description & How to Apply Below
The Community Education Coordinator VISTA will be an essential member of the Carson City Parks, Recreation and Open Space team. In cooperation with our community partners, this person will serve to create new health focused and innovative park-based education programs that improve healthy lives, stewardship, and appreciation of our public lands. This will include developing health-based interpretive programs designed to get more citizens outside where they will benefit from getting healthy in parks and open spaces.

Service Location: Carson City, NV
Timeline for Service: February 18th, 2020 - February 17th, 2021

Primary Responsibilities:
Develop and add health-based community education programming including interpretive health walks, special events, and other activities designed to increase and improve Carson City citizens’ health in parks and open spaces;
Develop and maintain partnerships with organizations and community groups;
Train volunteers to help implement healthy community programming.
Position Requirements
Bachelor,   Less than 1 Year work experience
Passionate commitment to Carson City Parks, Recreation and Open Space mission and vision;
Bachelor’s degree in education, science, natural resources, forestry, or a related field;
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
Exceptional writing skills;
Strong communication skills;
Strong organizational skills;
High degree of initiative and spirit of service;
Experience working with community groups;
Preferred: experience teaching in formal or informal settings;
Preferred: reading, writing, and speaking competency in Spanish language.
Additional Information / Benefits
Compensation and Benefits
In return for their service, AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a modest living allowance of $12,490.
Health benefits during service.
Childcare opportunities (If applicable).
Qualified student loan deferment or forbearance.
Non-competitive eligibility for qualified government jobs the first year after completing service.
Upon completion of service, choice of Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,095 or post-service stipend of $1,800.
A relocation settling in allowance of no less than $750 if you are moving more than 50 miles, and travel allowance based on mileage may also apply.
Professional development through monthly trainings, skills learned in service, experience in a government environment.

Housing:
Carson City will provide a housing option at a Carson City park. A separate housing agreement may be required if the selected candidate chooses this option.

To Apply:
Applications are accepted by emailing a cover letter and resume to Christian Villagomez at (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)
Contact Information
Contact Name: Carson City, Parks, Recreation and Open Space
Contact Phone: 775-410-1702
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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