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FBRHR Environmental Stewardship and Volunteer Coordinator
 
 
 
This position is 900 hours term full-time term, Stipend of $1,416 month, Education Award $3,247.50 upon successful completion of service. 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. Will assist staff and Conservation Project and Outreach Coordinator in community conservation and recreational programming to include Fly Ranch Nature Walks, E-bike tours and cultural and historical outdoor activities. Will receive Wilderness First Aid and Interpretive Guide training. The functions of this position may be completed with or without reasonable accommodations.
 
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Member Duties : Assist and lead a variety of stewardship and volunteer projects in the Black Rock NCA, assist with event planning and coordination, recruit and train volunteers for restoration and stewardship projects, outreach, and cultivation in the Friends of Black Rock High Rock Visitor Center in Gerlach, Nevada, participate in tabling at community events. Related Responsibilities: promote FBRHR, the NCA, and AmeriCorps in a positive manner at all times as a point of contact with the public, work with local members of the community of Gerlach to share sustainable practices, compose articles for the website and newsletters speaking about the work of the organization to cultivate volunteers and membership, develop creative solutions to enhance volunteerism, maintain a safe, organized and professional work environment.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
FBRHR Environmental Stewardship and Volunteer Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
03/01/2023  -   08/31/2023

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations NEVADA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  01/13/2023  To  04/10/2023 

Contact Zulma Mayorga
655 Anderson St
Winnemucca   NV   89445
7756235657
zulma.mayorga@nevadaoutdoorschool.org

Listing ID 116351


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