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19-20 UCA - Douglas ESD Safe Routes to School Facilitator
 
 
 
Serving through the Douglas Educational Service District located in Roseburg, OR at schools throughout Douglas County, the Safe Routes to School Facilitator will develop and facilitate education and encouragement programs throughout schools in Douglas County that increase physical activity, provide bike and pedestrian safety, and increase general awareness of active transportation. Recruiting, training, and supervising volunteers as well as forming community partnerships will be essential to the success and sustainability of this program. United Communities AmeriCorps (UCA) engages members in meaningful service to meet critical needs in SW Oregon. UCA projects improve access to community programs in project focus areas of Education, Economic Opportunity, Healthy Futures, and Environmental Stewardship. Members engage clients in their dedicated service project, and then use their experience to recruit, retain, and support community volunteers. Members serve full-time for 11 months, totaling 1,700 hours for the term of service. Our positions have benefits (education award, monthly stipend, training opportunities, etc). For more information and position descriptions, visit: www.ucancap.org/americorps. Interviews are conducted on a rolling basis as qualified candidates are identified. Selection may be made prior to the application deadline. Early application is strongly encouraged.
 
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Member Duties : 1) Provide pedestrian and bicycle safety education to students and volunteers; 2) Lead a walk and bike to school incentive program; 3) Assist with the implementation of the Jumpstart Program in Roseburg Public Schools and Douglas County; 4) Initiate and lead community service partnership projects; 5) Establish bicycle maintenance student repair group; 6) Conduct school and community bike rides and repair sessions; 7) Track student, parent, and volunteer participation; 8) Collaborate with principal and coordinators to implement goals according to school/district policy; 9) Establish partnerships with community organizations such as Douglas ESD, Blue Zones Project, Healthy Kids Outreach Program, Umpqua Valley Bicycle Outreach, and OSU Extension SNAP-Ed; 9) Create advertising, project plans, and document manual as appropriate to accomplish program goals; 10) Develop a strategic plan for programing to be sustainable at schools in future years.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth ,  Public Safety ,  Education ,  Health . 
 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Conflict Resolution ,  Youth Development ,  Public Health ,  Public Speaking ,  Recruitment ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Urban Planning ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Communications ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
19-20 UCA - Douglas ESD Safe Routes to School Facilitator

Program Start/End Date
08/28/2019  -   07/31/2020

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  05/30/2019  To  08/28/2019 

Contact Jordan Jungwirth
280 NE Kenneth Ford Dr
Roseburg   OR   97470
541-492-3919
jordan.jungwirth@ucancap.org
ucancap.org/americorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 89784


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