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Events and Outreach AmeriCorps VISTA Position Posted Jun 07
City of Flagstaff Open Space Program , Flagstaff, AZ
 
The City of Flagstaff Open Space Program is looking to hire a full time AmeriCorps VISTA position for a one-year term as the Events and Outreach Coordinator. This position is under the Flagstaff STEM Education VISTA Project. The individual will assist with open space and watchable wildlife related-projects within the Flagstaff community to engage underrepresented youth in STEM education.

Application deadline: Monday, June 18, 2018 (close of business)

Responsibilites:
- Coordinate with local groups to organize volunteer events, stewardship projects, and educational programs on legally designated open space properties.
- Develop and maintain educational and outreach materials for the Open Space Program and Arizona Watchable Wildlife Experience.
- Promote and publicize the Open Space Program and Arizona Watchable Wildlife Experience.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a background in the natural sciences, history, public recreation, and/or communications fields; enjoy working with the public; and demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills. Applicants must be able to communicate effectively, follow oral and written instructions, work independently, and meet deadlines. Experience with website and graphic design is preferred.

Requirements: One year of experience in resource conservation and/or outreach practices. One year project coordinator experience. One year supervisory volunteer management experience. This is an AmeroCorps VISTA position with standard work hours, although some weekends may be required.

How to Apply: Contact Erin O'Keefe at eokeefe@flagstaffaz.gov.

Fr more information about the Open Space Program, visit www.facebook.com/FlagstaffOpenSpace.
To learn more about the AmeriCorps VISTA Program, visit www.vistacampus.gov.

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