The Beautifications and Cleanups Coordinator AmeriCorps will work to implement and enhance KTMB’s programs and community outreach initiatives. KTMB’s programs are designed to inspire community members and students to be stewards of our community’s land and water. The Beautifications and Cleanups Coordinator AmeriCorps will also work to coordinate, train and recognize volunteers.
KTMB’s volunteer program is multifaceted. KTMB volunteers serve in a variety of ways; as Board and committee members, Project Leaders, special event volunteers, one-time and repeat volunteers. KTMB volunteers are all ages, from all walks of life, and from diverse neighborhoods in the Truckee Meadows. They have a hundred different day jobs, but they all come together to participate in KTMB’s cleanup initiatives.
The Beautifications and Cleanups Coordinator AmeriCorps will be an essential member of KTMB’s team. In this position you will maintain the high quality of KTMB’s volunteer program including training, managing, recruiting and providing recognition to volunteers. You will empower community members to be stewards of the environment in the Truckee Meadows and work with our education team to facilitate presentations and service learning opportunities for schools and community groups. The Beautifications and Cleanups Coordinator AmeriCorps will also provide environmental outreach to the community in the Truckee Meadows to encourage volunteerism, awareness and appreciation of our natural resources. Finally, you will help implement and maintain KTMB’s new project and data management software and will continue the precedent of high quality maintenance of KTMB’s volunteer registration database. Some weekend work is required.
Service Location: Reno, NV
Timeline for Service: September 6, 2022-August 11, 2023
Implement volunteer training protocols and assist with volunteer management for KTMB’s programs;
Implement community events and education programs involving beautification and cleanup projects;
Assist in coordinating KTMB’s annual programs including The Great Community Cleanup, Truckee River Cleanup Day and Christmas Tree Recycling;
Organize and coordinate monthly cleanups;
Conduct project site orientations and lead volunteers for KTMB’s Adopt-A-Spot and neighborhood cleanup programs;
Prepare and maintain inventory of supplies and appropriate tools for volunteer cleanups;
Facilitate volunteer retention and appreciation events throughout the year;
Recruit community volunteers;
Update and maintain KTMB’s project management and volunteer database;
Work with KTMB educators to help the community learn about local recycling resources, watershed health, and invasive/noxious weeds;
Develop and implement service learning opportunities for schools and community groups;
Support the maintenance of KTMB’s Sensory Garden in Idlewild Park.
Passionate commitment to KTMB’s mission and vision;
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
Exceptional writing skills;
Strong communication and public speaking skills;
Strong organizational skills;
Strong leadership skills;
High degree of initiative and spirit of service;
Flexible schedule for potential weekend work;
Good sense of humor;
Experience working with volunteers;
Preferred: experience in volunteer coordination;
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree;
Preferred: experience with event implementation;
Preferred: experience working in a park or outdoor setting performing community beautification and/or conservation work;
Preferred: Reading, writing and speaking competency in Spanish language.
KTMB’s Beautifications and Cleanups Coordinator AmeriCorps position is funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and will serve within the AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps is your chance to be the greater good! Each AmeriCorps member makes a year-long, full-time commitment to serve at a nonprofit organization or public agency. To learn more about the AmeriCorps programs visit americorps.gov.
In return for their service, AmeriCorps members receive a modest living allowance of $19,000 for the year, health benefits during their service and have the option of receiving a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,495.
Send a cover letter and resume to Tatum Sutliff at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are also accepted through AmeriCorps.gov.
Visit the KTMB website: ktmb.org or email/call Tatum at 775.851.5185 or email@example.com for more information.
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