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Equity Diversity Inclusive and Belonging (EDI&B) Outreach Coordinator


  • Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation
  • 01/14/22
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • 89193
  • AmeriCorps members receive a modest living allowan / Yearly
  • Full-Time
The EDI&B Outreach Coordinator, an AmeriCorps member, serves primarily to develop new, and improve existing, Audubon bird conservation and engagement content appropriate for youth and families in Las Vegas. Community engagement events will rely on public parks, community and youth centers where individuals and their working families can engage in hands-on bird conservation, and community development events in their neighborhood.

The EDI&B outreach coordinator will develop and adapt Audubons bird conservation and engagement content for Las Vegas youth and their families at publicly accessible venues like public parks and community centers where individuals and their family can freely engage in hands-on bird conservation programs. In addition, the outreach coordinator will also promote Red Rock Audubons bird friendly community programs at community-wide environment justice and conservation events.

Position Description:
The EDI&B outreach coordinator will be an essential member of the team at Red Rock Audubon (Content, Education, Membership, Climate, Content and Help our Bird). This person will develop communication components for Red Rock Audubon(RRAS)s outreach events in the community by leveraging and adapting the existing content in formats that are appropriate and digestible in specific neighborhood and communication channels. This person will also be responsible for maintaining relationships with current and new community partners, and events to connect with the public. This individual will work under the guidance of RRAS Education committee chairperson.

Red Rock Audubon is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit incorporated in 1976 and is a certified National Audubon chapter serving Southern Nevada and parts of eastern California and southern Nevada. Red Rock Audubon envisions a thriving environment for birds and other wildlife in Southern Nevada and communities that enjoy, respect, and care for our natural world, enhancing the quality of life for and its mission is to bring people together for the conservation and enjoyment of birds, other wildlife, and the natural world throughout Southern Nevada and neighboring areas.

We at Red Rock Audubon declare our commitment to anti-racism in solidarity with those who call for justice, an end to institutional and structural racism, and implicit bias.

We are building our organization and its programs to be inclusive and accessible to our entire community. Red Rock Audubon welcomes everyone, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, ability, national or ethnic origin, politics, or veteran status.

Timeline for Service: January, 2022 - August, 2022 (contract can be renewed if the individual and RRAS mutually agree)

Schedule:
Monday - Friday, some after hours and weekend events. 30hrs/week.

Primary Responsibilities
Develop and adapt the Audubon content for outreach events and media channels.
Collaborate with RRAS committees to adapt their committee work to support EDI&B outreach.
Maintain relationships with current and new community partners.
Serve as a Red Rock Audubon ambassador at all RRAS events.
Implement the Winchester Family Nester programs
Monthly Bird Friendly Community programming
Integration of Bird Friendly content into Winchesters current cultural programming
Help develop the Winchester Family Nester Youth Bird Club
Work with Winchester education staff to implement Jr. Duck Stamp at Winchester

Secondary Responsibilities
Help train RRAS volunteers to support RRAS outreach program
Support RRAS school support programs (STEM, Title 1 school outings)
Support EDI&B outreach programs at local community park, community and youth centers.

Qualifications
Passionate commitment to RRAS mission and vision;
Bachelors degree and/or experience in education, science and communications technology;
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
Exceptional writing skills;
Strong communication skills;
Strong organizational skills;
High degree of initiative and spirit of service;
Experience working with students, teachers, and volunteers;
Preferred: experience collaborating in formal or informal settings;
Preferred: reading, writing, and speaking competency in Spanish language.
Preferred: residents of Clark County
Preferred: current students or graduates of southern Nevada based colleges

Member Compensation and Benefits:
AmeriCorps members receive a modest living allowance of $8,471 for a half term (approximately 6 months) and a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $3,172.50. Half term service members also receive an AmeriCorps/RRAS t-shirt, hoodie, hat, and water bottle. Service members have the option to apply for student loan forbearance, and may be eligible for SNAP and Medicaid benefits.

Service Location:
75% Virtual, 25% in-person - Las Vegas, NV

Member Supervisor:
Alex Harper
(305) 484-6227
alexkharper@gmail.com

To Apply:
Send a resume and cover letter to Alex Harper at alexkharper@gmail.com.

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