Community Programs AmeriCorps

Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful

About the organization

KTMB is a private, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit dedicated to creating a more sustainable and beautiful region through waste reduction, education and active community involvement. For over 30 years, KTMB has been dedicated to the beautification of the Truckee Meadows, advocacy for a cleaner community and region, massive volunteer cleanup efforts, and education that inspires action.

Duties

The Community Programs AmeriCorps will be an essential member of KTMB’s team. This person will improve the quality of KTMB’s volunteer program including recruiting, training, managing, and retaining volunteers. This person will also help to maintain KTMB’s volunteer registration and management database. They will provide outreach to the community in the Truckee Meadows to increase volunteerism, organizational support, and awareness of our natural resources. Lastly, the Community Programs AmeriCorps will assist the Community Educator in implementing KTMB’s adult education program and maintaining KTMB’s database of community recycling resources.

Primary Responsibilities:
Implement volunteer training protocols, assist with volunteer management for KTMB’s programs, and manage volunteer database;
Recruit volunteers and help coordinate KTMB programs, projects and events;
Plan volunteer appreciation events throughout the year;
Organize service learning opportunities for schools and community groups;
Improve volunteer recruitment, training, management, and recognition program;
Maintain and update KTMB’s Recycling Guide database of community recycling resources;
Assist in enhancement of KTMB’s Adult presentation as well as in assist giving presentations when needed;
Maintain and develop current relationships with community members;
Assist with other KTMB programs such as the Sensory Garden, Youth Education efforts, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Passionate commitment to KTMB’s mission and vision;
Bachelor’s degree;
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 recruitment and management;
Preferred: experience with event planning;
Preferred: experience working in a park or outdoor setting performing community beautification or conservation work;
Preferred: Reading, writing and speaking competency in Spanish language.

Salary

14,279

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To Apply:
Send a cover letter and resume to Lindsey Panton at [email protected]
Applications are accepted until July 12, 2020. Applications are also accepted through AmeriCorps.gov.

Visit the KTMB website: ktmb.org or email Lindsey at [email protected] for more information.

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