Community Volunteer Ambassador - Bilingual Youth Coordinator

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, November 20, 2020, 11:45pm

Address:

Annapolis, MD
United States

Job Category:

Fellowship

Internship

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

The position will help further goals of promoting equity, inclusion, and accessibility in stewardship of our watershed communities. The CVA will work closely with an innovative team of NPS and partnership staff to build relationships with Minority Serving Institutions, execute strategic communications within Latinx watershed communities, and create programs and resources that both promote environmentalism while also meeting community needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish relationships with Minority Serving Institutions
  • Train a "volunteer corps" of college students to collect and map community stories in target Chesapeake areas
  • Participate in community events
  • Coordinate culturally intentional stewardship events, including Junior Ranger Day
  • Research and translation assistance as needed (English/Spanish)

Qualifications:
Stewards Individual Placements Program does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Independent, affable, and outgoing Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing
  • Public speaking or customer service experience
  • Experience engaging with diverse communities 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Between the ages of 18-30 years old (35 years old if you are a veteran)
  • Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Submit proof of a Driver’s License and undergo a Federal Background Check, upon selection

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • College club/association/volunteer experience
  • Graduate of a Minority Serving Institution
  • Experience engaging with college age students and/or families
  • Attention to detail in all aspects of the duties and responsibilities

Employment Information:

  • Length: position is 50 weeks, 40 hours/week
  • Start Date: Monday, February 8th 2021
  • Living Allowance: Baseline allowance of $440/week + up to $80 for housing
  • AmeriCorps Education Award: $6,095 (pretax)
  • Application Due Date: 11/20/2020
  • Members will attend a week-long, nationwide, virtual training
  • Located in Annapolis, MD

How to Apply: