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SOTS - Americas for Conservation+Art Outreach Coordinator
Launched in 2017, the summer camp of Promotores Verdes, United Cultures for Arts + Nature Green Ambassadors powers the next generation of diverse leaders by igniting a deep-rooted and lasting passion for conservation anchored in science, arts, and culture. The one week long outdoors immersion camp offers a curriculum built to empower youth to take action in their communities to promote healthy lifestyles, sustainable practices, environmental stewardship, and skills for outdoors recreation interpretation and leadership. U-CAN provides these young ambassadors with support through mentorship and fosters self-expression and growth. This environment enables students to enhance emotional intelligence, navigate adversity, build personal resilience, and strength in themselves that is necessary to protect our resilient natural world and its limited resources. Americas for Conservation + the Arts (AFC+A), in partnership with the support of the US Forest Service & its Woodsy Owl Conservation Corps, are looking forward to hosting young leaders from across the country, Puerto Rico and Mexico, to participate in the United Cultures for Art + Nature (U-CAN) Green Ambassadors Youth Congress this Summer of 2019.
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Member Duties : Outreach to Indigenous Elders to build a speakers board. Outreach to Indigenous youth and families to participate in collaborative events with AFC+A and established community partners. Identify and sign-up 10 Indigenous Elders, families, and youths to participate in Promotores Verdes programming (family-based cultural and outdoor experiences, art workshops and conservation activities). Develop a working knowledge of nonprofit operations, including event planning, fundraising, data collection, and reporting processes/standards for federal agencies. Research, draft and submit two grant proposals that support programs for Indigenous Elders, families, and youth to address poverty, health/wellness, environmental education, conservation, and/or career pathways.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Tribal ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Environment ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Education ,  Writing/Editing ,  Computers/Technology ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Community Organization ,  Youth Development ,  Public Health ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  General Skills ,  Non-Profit Management ,  First Aid ,  Environment . 
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SOTS - Americas for Conservation+Art Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
04/14/2020  -   04/13/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  02/19/2020  To  03/16/2020 

Contact Shannon Francis
1290 N Williams St
Denver   CO   80218
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88923