Student Stewards Program Outreach Coordinator VISTA

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation

About the organization

The mission of Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is to support the parks departments operating in Truckee Meadows, including Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County parks. We do this primarily by providing in-park programming and opportunities for citizen engagement. TMPF is an independent, nonprofit organization that was incorporated in 2012 and received its 501 (c) (3) determination in 2013. Our programs focus on improving community health and wellness and developing people’s appreciation for the natural and cultural history found in local parks.

Duties

The SSP Outreach Coordinator VISTA will be an essential member of the team for this young non-profit organization. This VISTA will help develop a health focused marketing and outreach plan for TMPF’s youth educational programs and events including the Student Stewards and Junior Naturalist Programs. This person will enhance the advertising and outreach strategies used to promote and expand the TMPF health initiatives of SSP, JNats, Spring and Summer Camps via social media, traditional media, and streamlined website design.

Primary Responsibilities

Build an effective marketing and outreach plan for kids health and science based programs such as: Student Stewards Program (SSP), Junior Naturalists (JNats), SSP Spring Break Camp, and SSP Summer Camp;
Create partnerships for the expansion of SSP, JNats, and Spring and Summer Camps;
Develop relationships with teachers, principals, families, and participants in connection with TMPF programs and events;
Develop best outreach practices for health based educational programming including traditional and social media marketing;
Expand and maintain the TMPF website with updates and information on SSP, JNats, and Spring and Summer Camps;
Track and manage advertising campaigns and engagement through social media.

Qualifications

Commitment to the Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation mission and vision;
Bachelor’s degree;
Experience in marketing, public relations, and/or communications;
Experience in graphic and/or website design;
Exceptional writing skills;
Strong communication skills;
Strong organizational skills;
High degree of initiative and spirit of service;
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
Experience using social media and traditional media as tools for marketing and outreach;
Preferred: Reading, writing, and speaking competency in Spanish language.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Applications are accepted through my.americorps.gov. Search for Student Stewards Program Outreach Coordinator.

You can also apply by sending a cover letter and resume to Christian Villagomez at [email protected] Deadline for applications is August 10, 2019.

Visit the TMPF website, www.tmparksfoundation.org or email/call Christian at or 775.410.1702 for more information.

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