Program Coordinator

Position: Program Coordinator AmeriCorps State/National

 

Organization: Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB)

 

Summary

The Program 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 Program Coordinator AmeriCorps will also work to recruit, train and retain 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 and are from all walks of life and neighborhoods in the Truckee Meadows. They have a hundred different day jobs, but they all come together to participate in KTMB’s cleanup initiatives.

Position Description

The Program Coordinator AmeriCorps will be an essential member of KTMB’s team. This person will improve the quality of KTMB’s volunteer program including recruiting, training, managing and retaining volunteers. They will empower community  members to be stewards of the environment in the Truckee Meadows and develop service learning opportunities for schools and community groups. This person will also help to maintain KTMB’s volunteer registration and management database. Finally, the Program Coordinator AmeriCorps will provide outreach to the community in the Truckee Meadows to increase volunteerism, organizational support and awareness of our natural resources.

 

KTMB is a private, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit dedicated to creating a cleaner, more beautiful region through education and active community involvement.  For over 30 years, KTMB has been working with schools, businesses, municipalities, community groups and individuals to keep our open space areas, the Truckee River, business corridors, and neighborhoods beautiful for all to enjoy through our education programs, beautification, and cleanups.

 

Service Location: Reno, NV

 

Timeline for Service: September 9, 2019-August 14, 2020

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Implement volunteer training protocols and assist with volunteer management for KTMB’s programs;

  • Recruit volunteers and help coordinate KTMB programs, projects and events;

  • Plan volunteer appreciation events throughout the year;

  • Organize service learning opportunities for schools and community groups;

  • Manage volunteer database;

  • Improve volunteer recruitment, training, management and recognition program.

 

Qualifications

  • Passionate commitment to KTMB’s mission and vision;

  • Bachelor’s degree;

  • 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;

  • Experience working with volunteers;

  • Preferred: experience in volunteer recruitment and management;

  • Preferred: experience with event planning;

  • Preferred: experience working in a park or outdoor setting performing community beautification or conservation work;

  • Preferred: Reading, writing and speaking competency in Spanish language.

 

AmeriCorps State/National

KTMB’s Program 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.

 

Member Benefits

In return for their service, AmeriCorps members receive a modest living allowance of $13,992 for the year, health benefits during their service and have the option of receiving a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,095.

 

To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume to Lindsey Panton at lindsey@ktmb.org.

Applications are accepted until July 18, 2019. Visit the KTMB website or email/call Lindsey at 775.851.5185 or email Lindsey for more information.

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