Programs and Events Manager

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.

Position Description:

The Programs and Events Manager will be an essential part of the Parks Foundation. This person will maintain a positive office atmosphere and oversee the development and implementation of Parks Foundation’s programs and events. This person will foster positive public awareness, understanding, and support of Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation through effective oversight and execution of programs and events operating under the Health Parks, Healthy People initiative. This person will also oversee the VISTA program grant, as well as be the direct supervisor for the VISTA Leader, Programs and Events Coordinator VISTA, and Community Outreach Coordinator VISTA. VISTA supervisor duties include recruiting, conducting on-site orientations and training, evaluations, project delegation, and support.



Bachelor's degree and 2+ years related professional experience;

Exceptional writing and communication skills;

Demonstrated success in managing programs and/or events;

Must pass a background check and hold a valid driver’s license;

Preferred: experience recruiting;

Preferred: reading, writing, and speaking competency in Spanish language.

Preferred: experience serving as, or managing AmeriCorps and/or Peace Corps members.



Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please send resume and cover letter to Haley Kirby at [email protected]
For questions, email Haley, call 775-410-1702 or visit for more information.

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