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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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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




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 ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Entrepreneur/Business ,  Tribal ,  Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  First Aid ,  Writing/Editing ,  Community Organization ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Computers/Technology ,  Fund raising/Grant Writing ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  General Skills ,  Public Health ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Business/Entrepreneur ,  Non-Profit Management . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
SOTS - Americas for Conservation+Art Outreach Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
06/10/2019  -   06/09/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations COLORADO  

Accepting Applications
From  05/02/2019  To  05/15/2019 

Contact Shannon Francis
1290 N Williams St
Denver   CO   80218
7204568251
sfrancis@spiritofthesun.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 88923


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