FNW Summer Conservation Program Assistant
|Service dates||06/01/2021 - 08/15/2021|
|Applications||04/23/2021 To 06/15/2021|
The Friends of Nevada Wilderness Summer Conservation Program Assistant will inspire interest, appreciation and stewardship of public lands across Nevada. The member will also assist in planning stewardship projects including, improving and maintaining back-country trails, treating areas for noxious weeds, fire restoration projects and improving riparian habitats. The member will help with outreach event planning and coordination, communications and media and data entry.
|Benefits||Training , Stipend , Childcare assistance if eligible , Health Coverage , Education award upon successful completion of service .|
|Education requirements||High school diploma/GED|
|Desired skills, certifications or qualifications|
Environment , General Skills , Leadership , Team Work .
Car recommended , Uniforms provided and required .
|Weekly Hours||Summer, 300 hour term|
|Service Environment||Environment .|
Member will serve a 300 hours term. Assist and lead a variety of stewardship projects throughout Nevada, mostly in back-country settings, manage volunteers in remote locations throughout Nevada, identify outreach opportunities, participate in volunteer recruitment activities such as tabling at community events, give presentations about Friends of Nevada Wilderness and current volunteer opportunities to community events, clubs and organizations, prepare and distribute press releases and media packages regarding stewardship opportunities and events to media outlets, learn all aspects of volunteer communication, assist in educational presentations in classrooms and outdoor schools throughout the community. Distribute and maintain posters and fliers about FNW stewardship projects throughout the community, update volunteer and media contacts in database, name, edit and store photos from stewardship program trips and events, provide photos and written content for FNW email and newsletters.
|Our mission||Friends of Nevada Wilderness is dedicated to preserving all qualified Nevada public lands as wilderness, protecting all present and potential wilderness from ongoing threats, informing the public about the values of and need for wilderness, and restoring and improving the management of wild lands.|