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Stewards VISTA: Great Basin National Park Foundation Y2




Category

AmeriCorps VISTA

Job Location

Baker, Nevada

Tracking Code

3873-984

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

The goal of this project is to engage new audiences to Great Basin National Park (GBNP) through digital and in person outreach and education. The VISTA will be a key resource in growing new audiences, and in working with established audiences. The VISTA will grow educational opportunities for students, youth, adults, and the general public throughout Nevada and Utah. This project supports science education locally and throughout the Great Basin region, connecting youth and adults to the unique resources of the Great Basin and to their need for preservation. By raising awareness of the Great Basin’s unique and precious resources, this project will produce stewardship through education and economic vitality through tourism. The VISTA will also expand the capacity and scope of Great Basin National Park Foundation’s (GBNPF) existing tribal community engagement program to enable the Park to better serve neighboring and underserved populations. This project will promote awareness of GBNP, GBNPF, GBNPF educational resources, trainings, events and next generation science curriculum.

Member Duties: Create and implement media products including digital, social, and videos. Improve databases, online presence, communications, and events. Implement education, outreach, and interpretive programs. Implement grant research, writing, and reporting. Grow strategic relationships and partnerships. Engage youth, adults, park visitors, and the general public. Engage and recruit new audiences in person and through remote communication. Grow capacity of Great Basin National Park Foundation to support education, outreach, and community engagement throughout Nevada and Utah.

Program Benefits: Living Allowance, Housing provided and/or rent assistance, Childcare assistance if eligible, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Health Coverage*, Relocation Allowance, Training


Required Skills

Skills:
Computers/Technology, General Skills, Education, Environment, Teamwork, Communications, Fund raising/Grant Writing, Teaching/Tutoring, Non-Profit Management,  Leadership, Community Organization, Writing/Editing


Required Experience

College degree

This position is located in Baker, NV. View the Google Map in full screen.



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