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Stewards VISTA: NEEF - Biscayne National Park
 
 
 
The goal of the program is to engage with 21st CCLC sites in Miami Dade County through a partnership with the YMCA of South Florida. Our target audience for this program are Miami-Dade County Public School students, grades K-5, in Title 1 schools where more than half of the students are English Language Learners. The program is an in-depth extension of our education program and gives Biscayne the opportunity to work with student groups multiple times throughout the school year. The students will learn application of scientific methods and field research techniques. VISTA will develop program where student groups will assist with real time data collection and will help quantify marine debris found on the shoreline of Elliot Key. As the students conduct field research, they will apply the scientific method alongside the tools/skills they have developed and acquired during the pre-visits to their school. After the park visit, the students will utilize a citizen science based mobile app “Clean Swell” to input their acquired data. This will encourage the students to become environmental stewards within their community and take independent action into continuing this type of work even after the program has finished. Towards the end of the program the students will collaborate create a project that is scientifically or artistically structured to identify potential projects, solutions, or community incentives to better combat marine debris in general within their community.
 
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Member Duties : Develop and implement programming for NPS-21stCCLC Grant Program and other Biscayne National Park programs. Work with staff in the preparation and submission of grant proposals to secure future funding to continue program beyond the initial grant as needed. Work to obtain in-kind program support. Work on digital community engagement efforts to keep community members informed on program activities and accomplishments. Develop event(s) with project partners and the local community. Serve as liaison with NPS unit while conducting outreach to 21st CCLC programs and local K-12 schools and student groups (after-school programs, out-of-school programs, clubs, etc.). Gather ideas and opportunities for growth. Track Performance Measures and submit quarterly and final progress reports inclusive of qualitative and quantitative data for all areas of work.
 
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Housing Assistance. Professional Dev. . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit https://americorps.gov/members-volunteers/vista/benefits.
 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Stewards VISTA: NEEF - Biscayne National Park

Program Start/End Date
10/24/2022  -   10/23/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations FLORIDA   Miami/Ft. Lauderdale  

Languages
English
Spanish conversational a plus

Accepting Applications
From  09/05/2022  To  09/30/2022 

Contact John-Michael Aurednik
330 Harper Park Dr
Beckley   WV   25801
16812380963
jmaurednik@conservationlegacy.org

Listing ID 114638


       

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