Community Engagement Coordinator

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation

About the organization

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is a private nonprofit that was incorporated in 2012 and received its 501(c)(3) determination in 2013. The Parks Foundation protects and enhances our communities' livability through public engagement, education, and the sustainability of our parks, open spaces, and trails.

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation’s Community Engagement Coordinator VISTA is funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and will serve within the AmeriCorps VISTA program. AmeriCorps VISTA is the national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. Each VISTA member makes a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency.

Duties

Expand the “Healthy Parks Healthy People” volunteer recruitment, training, and management program;

Develop, refine, and update volunteer training protocols for the “Healthy Parks Healthy People” programs and events;

Create a public awareness campaign centered on volunteer recruitment and retention;

Create a tabling schedule for volunteers to promote TMPF programs and mission;

Create and maintain a volunteer appreciation and retention plan.

Qualifications

Commitment to the Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation mission and vision;

Bachelor’s degree;

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;

Exceptional writing skills;

Experience working with volunteers;

Experience with outreach events;

Strong communication skills;

Strong organizational skills;

High degree of initiative and spirit of service;

Preferred: experience in volunteer management and recruitment;

Preferred: experience with graphic design;

Preferred: experience with event planning;

Preferred: Reading, writing, and speaking competency in the Spanish language.

Salary

In return for their service, AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a living allowance of $12,490. Health benefits during service. Childcare opportunities. Qualified student loan deferment or forbearance. Non-competitive eligibility, and more!

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please send resume and cover letter to Micah at [email protected]

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