Open Positions

Causes: Hunger, Social Justice & Equality
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada’s Immigration Assistance Program (IAP) provides immigration legal assistance to non-citizen individuals and their families throughout northern Nevada. In addition to direct legal assistance, the IAP provides education regarding immigration updates (i.e., court case decisions, presidential proclamations, new rules, etc.), rights under U.S. law, and dangers of unauthorized practice of immigration law (UPIL or notario fraud). The focus of the program is to assist non-citizens who otherwise would not be able to obtain legal representation.
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Causes: Health
Communication specialist will be responsible to ensure successful implementation of the communication plan, which will include relevant public health campaigns including but not limited to NARCAN, alcohol and drug prevention and relevant laws that are related. The Communication Specialist will need to be able to work with diverse stakeholders, oversee contracts and follow the process for CDC approved message development. The Communication Specialist will work to coordinate and engage prevention specific programs,
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Causes: Children, Education, Health, Hunger, Life Skills, Poverty, Senior Services, Social Justice & Equality, Veterans & Military Families
Since 1942, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) strives to link the community’s will and resources to improve lives. Beginning in 2014, UWNNS identified a key need to improve early childhood literacy and focused their primary efforts to address it. Over half of northern Nevada’s children are reading below grade level and the state high school graduation rate is near the bottom nationally.
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Causes: Children, Education, Health, Hunger, Life Skills, Poverty, Senior Services, Social Justice & Equality, Veterans & Military Families
Since 1942, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) has been linking the community’s will and resources to improve lives. Beginning in 2014, UWNNS identified a key need to improve early childhood literacy and focused efforts to address it. Over half of northern Nevada’s children are reading below grade level and the state high school graduation rate is near the bottom nationally.
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Causes: Children, Education, Health, Hunger, Life Skills, Poverty, Senior Services, Social Justice & Equality, Veterans & Military Families
Since 1942, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) has been linking the community’s will and resources to improve lives. Beginning in 2014, UWNNS identified a key need to improve early childhood literacy and focused efforts to address it. Over half of northern Nevada’s children are reading below grade level and the state high school graduation rate is near the bottom nationally.
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Causes: Children, Education, Health, Hunger, Life Skills, Poverty, Senior Services, Social Justice & Equality, Veterans & Military Families
Since 1942, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) strives to link the community’s will and resources to improve lives. Beginning in 2014, UWNNS identified a key need to address early childhood literacy and focused their primary efforts towards it. The Education and Curriculum Coordinator VISTA serves to enhance the implementation of UWNNS’s United Readers program and Community Impact initiatives.
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Causes: Children, Education, Health, Hunger, Life Skills, Poverty, Senior Services, Social Justice & Equality, Veterans & Military Families
Since 1942, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) strives to link the community’s will and resources to improve lives. Beginning in 2014, UWNNS identified a key need to improve early childhood literacy and focused their primary efforts to address it. Over half of northern Nevada’s children are reading below grade level and the state high school graduation rate is near the bottom nationally.
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Causes: Children, Education, Health, Hunger, Life Skills, Poverty, Senior Services, Social Justice & Equality, Veterans & Military Families
Since 1942, United Way of Northern Nevada and the Sierra (UWNNS) has been linking the community’s will and resources to improve lives. Beginning in 2014, UWNNS identified a key need to improve early childhood literacy and focused efforts to address it. Over half of northern Nevada’s children are reading below grade level and the state high school graduation rate is near the bottom nationally.
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Causes: Animals, Children, Education, Environment, Life Skills
Program: The AmeriCorps Wetland Restoration Technician will be an essential member of the team for this young non-profit organization. This person will implement and support the Wetland Restoration Program. The Wetland Restoration Program aims to restore a decommissioned golf course back to a functional wetland system. This AmeriCorps member will assist in restoration through research design, invasive plant removal, native plant establishment,
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Causes: Animals, Children, Education, Environment, Life Skills
Summary: The Nature Center Host/Interpreter will primarily assist in the development of the Truckee Meadows Nature Center at the proposed Nature Study Area through the development of exhibits and educational material, providing information to community members regarding restoration efforts, and lead interpretive tours throughout the wetland. Mission: The mission of Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation (TMPF) is to support the parks department's operating in Truckee Meadows,
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Causes: Education, Environment
This summer position is a 300 hour, 40 hours a week for 10 weeks. Schedule is Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am-4:00 pm Hours and days may vary. Summer Naturalist will deliver and assist with planning, coordination, and outreach of all Nevada Outdoor School educational programs including field trips, summer camps, special events, classroom lessons, and Outdoor Ethics in Elko and and surrounding areas.
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Causes: Animals, Education, Health
With the direction of the President and Board of Trustees, the Community Engagement and Marketing Coordinator VISTA will develop volunteer-based projects centered on activities that grow membership and the capacity of Lahontan Audubon Society (LAS) as a whole by leveraging community members to assist with LAS programs. This person will manage volunteers through the recruitment process and provide volunteer trainings, as well as expand opportunities for volunteer engagement and other outreach events.
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Causes: Education, Environment
This position is a 300 hour, 40 hours . Schedule is Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am-4:00 pm Hours and days may vary. Summer Naturalists will deliver and assist with planning, coordination, and outreach of all Nevada Outdoor School educational programs including field trips, summer camps, special events, classroom lessons, and Outdoor Ethics. Training will be offered to the member and CPR training. Selected candidate will receive a stipend $1229.16 per month and upon successfully completion the member will receive an Education Award $1,289.95.
Causes: Health
Mental health issues are on the rise across the United States. In Las Vegas, we have higher rates of addiction and have growing barriers with access to care. Join VISTA and work to address mental health, including substance use disorder. Joining together like minded individuals to bring about system and environmental change is crucial to addressing local needs. The VISTA will serve the Las Vegas population in need of behavioral health and substance abuse prevention services.
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Causes: Education, Health
PACT Coalition seeks to empower Southern Nevada with the resources to prevent substance abuse for all ages and promote recovery through culturally competent advocacy, education, stigma reduction, support, and outreach. A diverse cross-section of community leadership is represented by the PACT Coalition that will work together to ensure a sustainable future and a healthier community We are eager to meet enthusiastic,
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Causes: Children, Education, Life Skills, Social Justice & Equality
The ReInvent Schools Las Vegas AmeriCorps program’s vision is to improve academic excellence for every child by creating a strong collective culture among students, families, and educators to ensure academic achievement and lifelong success for every child.AmeriCorps Members are required to complete 675 - 900 hours of service for a 9 month commitment from September 2020 - May 2021 serving at one the ReInvent Las Vegas Elementary Schools.
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Causes: Children, Education, Life Skills, Social Justice & Equality
The ReInvent Schools Las Vegas AmeriCorps program's vision is to improve academic excellence for every child by creating a strong collective culture among students, families, and educators to ensure academic achievement and lifelong success for every child.
Causes: Environment, Health, Hunger
Host Site Agency Mission: The Greenhouse Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to grow fresh produce for the needy in our community and to teach young people about gardening and horticulture. We manage a greenhouse, hoop houses and outdoor raised beds at a site located behind Carson High School, working with students in agriculture classes, special needs students,
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Causes: Environment
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.
Causes: Health, Poverty, Senior Services, Veterans & Military Families
Rebuilding Together is a housing nonprofit with affiliates across the country. Together we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes and revitalizing our communities. Rebuilding Together provides homeowners with critical home repairs, accessibility modification and energy efficient upgrades. On average, our homeowners live at or below the poverty level and are forced to choose between food,
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Causes: Poverty, Senior Services, Veterans & Military Families
Nothing is more satisfying than seeing your work have an immediate and direct impact on the problem you’re trying to solve. AmeriCorps Project Repair Leader measure their time with Rebuilding Together in the number of grab bars installed and injuries from falls prevented, weatherization projects completed and utility bills lowered, and wheelchairs ramps built and independence restored. They complete hands-on repairs as part of prep work or punch list for a project day.
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