Education and Outreach Coordinator

Envirolution

About the organization

Envirolution is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to developing and scaling dynamic K-12 education, youth leadership development, and community outreach programs centered around energy efficiency, sustainability, and Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) career development.

Established in 2007 and based in Reno, Nevada, Envirolution’s mission is to inspire and empower the next generation of leaders and workers who will drive the growth of a sustainable economy. With a focus on hands-on service learning, our programs not only provide career development for students, but also enable our participants to give back to their communities.

Envirolution seeks to promote global change by championing local efforts that empower citizens to do positive, meaningful work and to make a good living while giving back to the social and environmental communities.

Duties

The Education and Outreach Coordinator -- an AmeriCorps State and National member -- will play an essential role on the Envirolution team. They will join a growing, fast-paced, small nonprofit where opportunities for personal and professional growth abound. If you desire to challenge yourself, acquire new skills and competencies, and directly impact the community that you will be serving in - read on.

With support from the Envirolution team and AmeriCorps staff, the Education and Outreach Coordinator’s primary responsibility will be to extend opportunities for adult and youth education in the community around Envirolution programs. They will have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of community partners and inspire the community to learn how Envirolution’s programs provide solutions for STEAM educators in Nevada, while also working with students to take an active role in sustainability and energy efficiency. This position will require approximately 40 hours of service per week, 9:00am to 5:00pm (Monday through Friday), with occasional weekend and evening hours served while representing Envirolution at community events. This position will represent Envirolution at any number of in person events, presentations, virtual classroom visits, presentations or a combination of both in-person and virtual. Benefits include federal and state holidays off, as well as two weeks (80 hours) of vacation time.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, or a related field.
Experience and high level of comfort communicating to a variety of audiences and ages.
Ability to work with elementary, middle and high school teachers and students is essential.
Experience managing logistics of outreach and event planning.
Attention to detail and organization
Ability to serve as a public face for Envirolution in a variety of contexts.
Events, classroom visits, meetings with community partners, etc.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Zoom and basic office software.
Experience with creating content and using various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, Twitch, etc.)
Flexibility, optimism, patience, and a good sense of humor.
A well-developed understanding and passion for sustainability and related issues
Outgoing personality, strong organizational skills, and written and oral communication skills.

Salary

AmeriCorps members receive a living allowance of $21,155, a $6,345 education award upon successful completion of service, healthcare, childcare coverage (for eligible members), and professional development opportunities throughout their term of service.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

How Do I Apply?

1. Please review ALL materials and resources carefully, including

Envirolution AmeriCorps Position Description (this document)

Envirolution website (www.envirolution.org)

AmeriCorps website (www.nationalservice.gov)

2. Send a completed application package to Envirolution at: [email protected]

Resume

Cover Letter (Why are you interested in the position?)

Three (3) professional references, including Name, Title, Email address, Phone number, Number of years known

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