Community Programs AmeriCorps

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful

About the organization

KTMB is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to creating a more sustainable and beautiful region through waste reduction, education, and active community involvement.

Duties

The Program Coordinator AmeriCorps will work to implement and enhance KTMB’s programs and community outreach initiatives. KTMB’s programs are designed to inspire community members and students to be stewards of our community’s land and water. The Program Coordinator AmeriCorps will also work to coordinate, train and recognize volunteers.

KTMB’s volunteer program is multifaceted. KTMB volunteers serve in a variety of ways; as Board and committee members, Project Leaders, special event volunteers, one-time and repeat volunteers. KTMB volunteers are all ages, from all walks of life, and from diverse neighborhoods in the Truckee Meadows. They have a hundred different day jobs, but they all come together to participate in KTMB’s cleanup initiatives.

Position Description
The Program Coordinator AmeriCorps will be an essential member of KTMB’s team. In this position you will maintain the high quality of KTMB’s volunteer program including training, managing, recruiting and recognizing volunteers. You will empower community members to be stewards of the environment in the Truckee Meadows and work with our education team to give presentations and provide service learning opportunities for schools and community groups. The Program Coordinator AmeriCorps will also provide environmental outreach to the community in the Truckee Meadows to encourage volunteerism, awareness and appreciation of our natural resources. Finally, you will help implement and maintain KTMB’s new project

Qualifications

Qualifications:
Passionate commitment to KTMB’s mission and vision;
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
Exceptional writing skills;
Strong communication and public speaking skills;
Strong organizational skills;
Strong leadership skills;
High degree of initiative and spirit of service;
Experience working with volunteers;
Preferred: experience in volunteer coordination;
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree;
Preferred: experience with event implementation;
Preferred: experience working in a park or outdoor setting performing community beautification or conservation work;
Preferred: Reading, writing and speaking competency in Spanish language.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Send a cover letter and resume to Sophie Butler at [email protected]
Applications are also accepted through AmeriCorps.gov.

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