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NOS Americorps Positions

900 hours part-time Sep –August Stipend a month $606.25  Education Award $2907.50( after successfully completing term)

Red Cross Youth Engagement Specialist (Las Vegas)
The Youth Engagement Specialist will provide leadership and support to increase preparedness and response through engagement of youth in various projects in both the urban Las Vegas area and assigned rural communities. Develop and implement programs that engage youth in the Las Vegas area in Red Cross activities, conduct community disaster education to ensure families are better prepared for disaster, respond directly to local and beyond local disaster events, recruit, train and lead volunteers, assist with outreach at community events. Attend staff meetings when possible, attend position related trainings

Red Cross Preparedness and Response Specialist (Reno)
The Preparedness and Response Specialist will serve at American Red Cross of Northern Nevada. The member will provide leadership and support to increase preparedness and response through engagement of the community in various projects in both the urban Reno area and assigned rural communities. The AmeriCorps member will provide leadership and support to increase preparedness and response through engagement of the community in various projects in both the urban Reno area and assigned rural communities. The member will recruit, train and lead volunteers, respond on national, regional and local disaster relief operations, provide age-appropriate and culturally aware community disaster education presentations.

Frontier Community Action Agency Client Assistant
FCAA is a host site located in Winnemucca, Nevada. The selected member will be assisting in the daily functions of the services that meet the needs of low-income families and individuals. The Client Assistant will identify, outreach and recruit eligible program participants and volunteers, deliver local community presentations on eligibility and program services, collect, organize and analyze information about program participants through records, tests, interviews and professional sources, meet with clients to determine suitability for program participation and develop individualized case plans. Assist in the preparation and completion of reports as required by Frontier Community Action Agency. The member will serve Monday- Thursday from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lander County Academic Mentor (Battle Mountain)
The Academic Mentor will assist in the operation of instructional or supportive services in the school system. To accomplish these tasks, the mentor will work closely with the staff and administration of the Lander County School District. The peer mentor will serve in the schools during the school term, during after school hours, and work with the school district to deliver summer educational programming. During the summer supplemental program the mentor may be expected to increase service hours. The Academic Mentor will provide one on one mentoring and supportive guidance to students. Assist professional staff in instructional or supportive services. Ensure that all activities conform to district guidelines. Communicate effectively with members of the school district and community. React to change productively. Appropriately operate all equipment and machinery related to specific job duties. Support the value of an education. Support the philosophy and mission of the Lander County School District. Attend meetings, maintain specific job duties records to report on performance measures.

Lander County Computer Lab Assistant (Battle Mountain)
The Computer Lab Assistant will assist in the operation of instructional or supportive services in the school system. To accomplish these tasks, the member will work closely with the staff and administration of the Lander County School District. The member will serve in the schools during the school term, during after school hours, and work with the school district to deliver summer educational programming. The Computer Lab Assistant will assist in the operation of computer instructional or supportive services in the school system with students aged 5-12. To accomplish these tasks, the assistant works closely with the staff and administration of the Lander County School District. Monday-Thursday 7:45am-5:00pm. The Assistant will ensure that all activities conform to district guidelines. Appropriately operate all equipment and machinery related to specific job duties. Support the value of an education. Assist the students one on one with assignments and MAP, STAR and SBAC testing. Assist in the supervision of students, assist students as directed in the classroom by the teacher, attend general staff meetings, maintain necessary records, assist in the maintenance and inventory of materials, work effectively with students, teachers, parents, community agencies and other groups, follow district policy during all activities, adhere to all district health and safety policies.

Boys and Girls Club of Winnemucca Youth Development Aide
Schedule: Monday:Friday, 2:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Summer 7:30-5:30 pm AmeriCorps members may be eligible to receive a living allowance depending upon the number of hours served, $606.25 a month; are eligible to receive a post-service education award upon successful completion of service. The Youth Development Aide supervise Club members, engage youth in positive activities and assist with homework help, complete roster sheets and implement required Club programs. Position will improve learning and social skills and raise self-esteem and self-confidence of youth, conduct enrichment and recreation activities consistent with the Boys & Girls Club of Winnemucca’s after-school program. The Youth Development Aide will also assist in summer programs with the planning, implementation, and evaluation a broad range of hands-on activities falling within the scope of the Boys & Girls Club of Winnemucca's Summer Brain Gain programming. Programming includes the delivery of a literacy program, interactive STEM activities and physical fitness activities, including the delivery of nutrition program supporting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle Position will maintain equipment, assist with daily check-in and check-out of program participants. Will implement the after-school program; assisting Club members with homework during the school year. The AmeriCorps member will also implement the summer program "Summer Brain Gain", cooperative learning, instructional activities designed to promote positive outcomes, provide guidance and demonstrate positive role modeling to youth, maintain a safe and clean environment, promote and encourage active program participation. Responsible for monitoring programs and distributing and collecting pre and post surveys .Assist with daily check-in, check-out of program participants. Related Responsibilities: Participate in Boys & Girls Club of Winnemucca community and special events.

 

1700 Hours Full-Time  Sep-August stipend a month $1212.50  Education Award $5815( after successfully completing term) 

Friends of Black Rock High Rock Conservation Project and Outreach Coordinator (Gerlach)
The Conservation Project and Outreach Coordinator will manage and direct conservation activities, recruit and manage volunteers and conduct outreach for stewardship projects. In addition, the member will assist the Executive Director with stewardship projects throughout the Black Rock Desert High rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area (NCA). This position is located in Gerlach, and some nights and weekend work is required. The workload for this position will be split between time spent in the Visitor Center/Office and work in the field. This position will not be responsible for the cash register or any monetary transactions. Schedule: Monday - Friday 9:00 am-6:00 some weekends will be required. Identify outreach opportunities, participate in volunteer recruitment events, educate the public about the Black Rock Desert region, including assisting visitors at the Visitor's Center in Gerlach with maps and information about the region, support a variety of stewardship and volunteer conservation projects and events within the NCA including scientific monitoring programs to achieve organizational conservation objectives, media outreach including composing articles for website and enewsletter to cultivate volunteers and membership, updating social media sites, posting projects and events to local outlets, assist with event planning and coordination. Promote FBRHR, the NCA and AmeriCorps in a positive manner with the public, train volunteers on proper protocols and procedures, and develop creative solutions to enhance volunteerism, maintain a safe, organized/professional work environment.

Nevada Outdoor School Elko Naturalist
Elko Naturalists will deliver and assist with planning and coordination of all of the educational programs of Nevada Outdoor School including in-classroom lessons, summer camps, special events, and assist with field trip implementation. On average, the Elko Naturalists will teach eight classes per week and reach 500 students each month. Naturalists will also provide input into the development of kindergarten through sixth grade lesson plans that align with national and state benchmarks and Core standards. The Elko Naturalist will provide local and rural schools in Elko and surrounding areas with 45 minute to 1 hour inquiry-science lessons based on school district and NOS curriculum tied to National standards, deliver Outdoor Ethics programming to schools and special events, plan and facilitate field trips and summer camp programs, plan and teach all activities for weekend volunteer stewardship projects, gather/obtain and keep tidy all necessary educational supplies. Enter participant numbers into database and help to compile monthly direct results reporting, assist with development and utilize assessment tools and/or evaluations, promote Nevada Outdoor School's educational program through various forms of media - via media, assist in recruiting volunteers for educational programs as required, assist in recruiting youth for elective programs, attend trainings, seminars and/or conferences related to service objectives and career development, participate in NOS community and special events.

Nevada Outdoor School Naturalist
Naturalists will deliver and assist with planning and coordination of all of the educational programs of Nevada Outdoor School including in-classroom lessons, summer camps, special events, and assist with field trip implementation. On average, the Naturalists will teach eight classes per week and reach 500 students each month. Naturalists will also provide input into the development of kindergarten through sixth grade lesson plans that align with national and state benchmarks and Core standards. The Naturalist will provide local and rural schools in Humboldt and surrounding areas with 45 minute to 1 hour inquiry-science lessons based on school district and NOS curriculum tied to National standards, deliver Outdoor Ethics programming to schools and special events, plan and facilitate field trips and summer camp programs, plan and teach all activities for weekend volunteer stewardship projects, gather/obtain and keep tidy all necessary educational supplies. Enter participant numbers into database and help to compile monthly direct results reporting, assist with development and utilize assessment tools and/or evaluations, promote Nevada Outdoor School's educational program through various forms of media - via media, assist in recruiting volunteers for educational programs as required, assist in recruiting youth for elective programs, attend trainings, seminars and/or conferences related to service objectives and career development, participate in NOS community and special events.

 

 

 

Link to Apply is https: //my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/search.do;jsessionid=GpLpcs_3kmGsYYVEZ3-pGyoqX6uYbhW2rYo4tz22EBGlaTNKt7Tt!967354346


AmeriCorps members are expected to wear AmeriCorps logo or apparel while serving. This position does not duplicate work of previous or existing employees or volunteers, supplant the hiring of workers, or include service or duties that have been performed or were performed by a current employee,an employee who recently resigned or was discharged, an employee subject to a reduction in work force, or an employee who is on leave. The program does not discriminate in program admission based on race, color, sexual orientation, military discharge, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic unrelated to the ability to perform the essential functions or basic tenets of the program, or any bona fide occupational qualifications. The program will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as long as the accommodation does not impose an undue hardship on the program. This policy governs all aspects of the program, including selection, placement assignment, compensation, and access to benefits and training.

If any of these opportunities sound right for you, Contact Zulma Mayorga at:
Zulma.Mayorga@NevadaOutdoorSchool.org or 775-623-5656

For more information about AmeriCorps and to apply visit the AmeriCorps Website.