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Education Programs Coordinator

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Education Programs Coordinator

Organization
Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation

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Education Programs Coordinator, AmeriCorps Job Description

Job Brief: The mission of the Wilbur D. May Arboretum & Botanical Garden is education, conservation, research and to demonstrate how native and introduced plants survive in a high desert environment.  To achieve our mission, we are hiring an Education Programs Coordinator, AmeriCorps position. This position is essential in our efforts to provide interpretive and environmental education programs to all visitors, including students of the Washoe County School District, to the Wilbur D. May Arboretum & Botanical Garden.

Job responsibilities: The Education Programs Coordinator is responsible for coordinating, developing, and implementing all public and school programs at the May Arboretum.

Maintain and improve existing public programs with an emphasis on Early Childhood Education.
Develop and implement a public program for Wilbur’s Explorer Pack.
Teach and lead public programs.
Develop interpretive trainings for docents.
Coordinate volunteers to help staff with public and school programs when necessary.
Develop flyers for advertisement of programs.
Record keeping.
Update May Arboretum website content.
Assist with planning and implementing the May Arboretum Arbor Day Celebration.
Improve existing curriculum for Kindergarten – fifth grade.
Develop in classroom visits to promote the arboretum, conservation, and horticulture careers and ethics.
Teach, coordinate, and schedule field trips to the May Arboretum.
Foster relationships with representatives of the Washoe County School District.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Education, or other related field.
Certified Interpretive Guide with the National Association for Interpretation required, or related training preferred.
practice with k-12 curriculum, Next Generation Science Standards, and Common Core.
Personal transportation with valid driver’s license and proof on insurance.
practice with early childhood education preferred.
capability to create and prepare educational and interpretive programs in a timely manner.
capability to develop and maintain working relationships with community partners and volunteers.
Classroom practice or outdoor education practice highly recommended and preferred.
capability to work productively and efficiently with minimal supervision.
capability to work independently and within a team.
practice working with volunteers.
capability to work with the general public (customer service expertise).
Computer expertise with programs such as Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.
capability to work weekends.
Complete training for Washoe County’s content management system in order to edit website.
Compensation:

In return for their service, AmeriCorps members receive a modest living allowance of $13,732/year, health benefits and childcare (for eligible members) during their service, and will receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,920.00.  

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to Bill Carlos at bcarlos@washoecounty.us

For more information contact Bill Carlos at bcarlos@washoecounty.us or (775) 785-4153.

Qualifications
Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Education, or other related field.
Certified Interpretive Guide with the National Association for Interpretation required, or related training preferred.
practice with k-12 curriculum, Next Generation Science Standards, and Common Core.
Personal transportation with valid driver’s license and proof on insurance.
practice with early childhood education preferred.
capability to create and prepare educational and interpretive programs in a timely manner.
capability to develop and maintain working relationships with community partners and volunteers.
Classroom practice or outdoor education practice highly recommended and preferred.
capability to work productively and efficiently with minimal supervision.
capability to work independently and within a team.
practice working with volunteers.
capability to work with the general public (customer service expertise).
Computer expertise with programs such as Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.
capability to work weekends.
Complete training for Washoe County’s content management system in order to edit website.

income
13732

Job Type
Full Time Entry Level

Location
Reno, Nevada United States

Posted on
2018-07-11

Expires on
2018-08-15

Desired Start Date
Not provided

How to submit the application:
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Job Location: Reno, Nevada
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 07/12/2018 / Viewed 9 times
Contact Information
Company: Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation
Contact Email: bcarlos@washoecounty.us


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