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Summer Positions 300 hours three month term.

Start date June 1st -August 15th 2019
Stipend $1212 per month
Education Award  $ 1252.91

 

Boys and Girls Club Summer Program Aide:
Boys and Girls Club Summer Program Aide is in Winnemucca, Nevada. Schedule- Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm hours may vary. This summer position is a 300 hour, 40 hours a week for 10 weeks. Selected candidate will receive a stipend $1212 per month and upon successfully completion the member will receive an Education Award $1,252.91. The Summer Program Aide will assist 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.
  

 

Friends of Nevada Wilderness, Sheldon Restoration Crew Members:
Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Schedule: Full time 40 hours a week. 300 hour term; Thursday-Sunday 6am-4pm, days may vary and members will be provided housing as the location is remote. Stipend of $1212 per month, Education Award $1,252.91 upon successful completion of service. Sheldon Restoration Crew Members will be working a significant amount of time will be spent living and working in a remote location with limited communication capabilities. Housing and food is provided, however some camping will be required. Primary Responsibilities: Sheldon Restoration Crew members will be using a variety of tools to remove barbwire fencing from wildlife habitats and to improve and restore wildlife lands, they will also help manage volunteers during stewardship events. SRC members will serve as agents of both FNW and the Fish and Wildlife Services when dealing with visitors and volunteers and must represent both in a positive way. Related Responsibilities: maintain accurate and timely preparation of project files. Required skills/abilities: ability to hike for up to 8 miles with a 30-pound pack, live and work in rugged conditions with extreme temperature variations, responsible for maintaining a clean and healthy living environment, responsible for safe use and maintenance of tools, equipment and vehicles, ability to work as part of a team with safety as a primary concern, ability to live and maintain a working relationship with a team when living in a remote area with limited outside communication, organizational skills, responsible for data collection and basic computer literacy, photography skills, doctor's medical release, flexibility regarding work schedule, weekends are required, self-motivated, current driver's license. This position involves serving in a remote location with limited use of communication devices, some camping/backpacking will be required at undeveloped recreation sites, good physical condition is required.

 

Nevada Outdoor School, Elko Summer Naturalists:
This summer position is a 300 hour, 40 hours a week for 10 weeks. Schedule is Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am-4:00 pm Hours and days may vary. Summer Naturalists of Northern Nevada will deliver and assist with planning, coordination, and outreach of all Nevada Outdoor School educational programs including field trips, summer camps, special events, classroom lessons, and Outdoor Ethics in Elko and surrounding areas. Training will be offered to the member and CPR training. Selected candidate will receive a stipend $1212 per month paid twice a month and upon successfully completion the member will receive an Education Award $1,252.91. 

 

Nevada Outdoor School, Winnemucca Summer Naturalists 
This summer position is a 300 hour, 40 hours. Schedule is Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am-4:00 pm Hours and days may vary. Summer Naturalists will deliver and assist with planning, coordination, and outreach of all Nevada Outdoor School educational programs including field trips, summer camps, special events, Nature at Noon, and Outdoor Ethics. Training will be offered to the member and CPR training. Selected candidate will receive a stipend $1212 per month paid every twice a month and upon successfully completion the member will receive an Education Award $1,252.91.



Submit application at my.americorps.gov

 
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 775-623-5657

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