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Ymca community connections corpsmember

Post Date:Jan 31, 2017Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:
Location: United States - Nebraska - Omaha Job Reference:

Job Description:
The Community Connections Corpsmember will be placed with YMCA Omaha support the Youth Initiative, Let’s Move! Outside Community Coordinator by connecting youth, families, veterans and entire communities to public lands through outdoor recreation, educational programming, service projects and employment training opportunities. The Corpsmember will develop partnerships with municipalities, non-profit organizations, schools, health care providers and other stakeholders to help young people develop strong, lasting connections to nature and public lands, and develop leadership opportunities for the next generation of environmental stewards. Service activities will involve planning and implementation, outreach to community groups, meetings to establish partnerships, promoting programming that connects youth to the outdoors and facilitating outings on public lands.

-- AmeriCorps service position (ages 18-25)
-- Term: May 15, 2017 – May 10, 2018
-- Schedule: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. typical
-- Stipend: $1690/mo
-- Education award: $5775 upon successful completion of term
-- Location: Omaha, NE

-- Positive attitude and strong commitment to service and community work.
-- Strong written and oral communication skills as well as strong organizational and word processing skills.
-- Experience with social media marketing (websites, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).
-- Experience working with children and youth in outdoor settings.
-- Relevant coursework in youth development, environmental education, English, journalism, public relations, communications or related field of study and/or equivalent professional experience.

-- 18-25 years old.
-- Ability to perform the Essential Service Functions 40 hours per week.
-- Full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award.

-- Learn valuable job skills applicable to any career.
-- Earn an AmeriCorps education award for school expenses or to pay off qualified student loans.
-- Learn about current environmental issues and network with environmental professionals.

For more details and a complete list of qualifications and requirements, please visit our application page.


DEADLINE: March 3, 2017

Questions? Contact Kellie Lager, Recruitment Coordinator or 651-209-9900 x31

Contact Information
Kellie Lager
60 Plato Blvd E
Saint Paul, MN 55107
United States
Ph: 651-209-9900

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