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Nevada Outdoor School Programs Coordinator - Elko

Nevada Outdoor School is hiring for a full-time Programs Coordinator.

This position will coordinate and oversee the delivery of NOS Youth, Training and Community programs by training, delegating and supervising our AmeriCorps Outdoor Educators. 

Candidates must be willing to obtain and maintain Leave No Trace, Tread Lightly and OHV Safety Trainer Certifications. Some NOS programs are provided statewide, so overnight travel is often required, as is a valid driver’s license. 

Skills & experience desired: College degree or at least 2 years of experience in a related field.   Supervisor experience that includes training, coaching and evaluating personnel is required. Excellent writing, public speaking, organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills are a must. Knowledge and experience teaching youth and adults in inquiry-based teaching methods and curriculum design is desired.

Benefits: Competitive salary (dependent on experience) - $36,000 - $42,000 annually; monthly medical insurance or retirement benefit; holiday, vacation, sick leave and compensatory time benefit; many opportunities for career development and a good work/life balance.

To apply, please send current resume and cover letter to

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AmeriCorps Positions

Full Time 1700 Hour Positions
September 1, 2023-August 31, 2024
Stipend a month $2,066.66
Education Award $6,895

(after successfully completing term) 

Part Time 900 Hour Positions
September 1, 2023-August 31, 2024
Stipend a month $1,033.33
Education Award $3,447.50

(after successfully completing term) 

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.

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Full Time (900 Hr.) Positions - Starting March 1, 2024:

Nevada Outdoor School Outdoor Educator (Winnemucca Positions Open)

The positions are 900 hours, 40 hours a week . The schedule is Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am-4:00 pm Hours and days may vary. The Winnemucca Spring Outdoor Educator will deliver and assist with planning, coordination, and outreach of all Nevada Outdoor School educational programs including field trips, summer camps, and special events in Elko and surrounding areas. Training will be offered to the member and CPR training. 

Friends of Black Rock-High Rock Environmental Stewardship and Volunteer Coordinator

Spring 900 hours a full-time term, Friday-Sunday 9:00 am-6:00 pm. Hours and days may vary. The AmeriCorps member will assist in stewardship projects and events throughout the Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area (NCA). Will assist in planning and executing stewardship projects and events including; improving and maintaining backcountry trails, installing wilderness boundary markers, flag fencing in sage grouse habitat, Black Rock Rendezvous, National Trails Day, and 4th of July and Perseids Meteor Shower camp-out events. Required Knowledge, skills, abilities: flexibility regarding work service, weekends will be required, basic computer skills, valid driver's license, enjoy the outdoors and camping, willingness to work in inclement weather, self-motivated and ability to multi-task, excellent communication skills, including public speaking, presentation, and written communication, strong organizational skills. This position involves some camping and backpacking and stewardship projects will be conducted outdoors, often in remote locations where camping will be at undeveloped recreation sites.



If any of these opportunities sound right for you, Contact Zulma Mayorga at: or 775-623-5657

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



Nevada Outdoor School inspires exploration of the natural world, responsible stewardship of our habitat and dedication to community.

Youth Focused Programs

Training Focused Programs

Community Focused Programs


Winnemucca Office:
655 Anderson Street
Winnemucca, NV 89445
(775) 623-5656

Elko Office:
2363 N. 5th Street, Unit 102
Elko, NV 89801
(775)  777-0814