Have you ever wanted to work on the CorpsTHAT team and give back to the outdoors and your community? Now is your chance! Apply to be our AmeriCorps VISTA member. Position starts August 28th, 2023 – August 26, 2024 located at the CorpsTHAT offices in Baltimore, MD.
The goal of this position is to develop a sustainable conservation corps and outdoor education program that focuses on environmental education and job training for the Deaf community. Through this program, youth and young adults will build hands-on learning experiences, job skills and leadership development that will lead them to conservation-related careers upon program completion. Participants connect directly with Deaf outdoor professionals throughout their program which strengthens their networks and expands their future job opportunities. To ensure this program continues to reach the greater Deaf community, the VISTA member will work to expand funding streams, create more efficient ways of collecting and analyzing data to support grant writing and connect with Deaf Educators and outdoor professionals to strengthen program partnerships.
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|Member Duties : VISTA member must be fluent in American Sign Language and be able to communicate and interact with the Deaf community. VISTA member will: • Assist in developing marketing strategies. • Support the logistics of programs and events • Manage donations requests from companies, organizations, and individuals • Assist in requesting captioned media from outdoor and environmental organizations • Create accessible social media content • Work with the CorpsTHAT team to develop other funding opportunities • Document current practices and create new systems • Set up and maintain a grant database • Expand fundraising events • Revise current organization evaluation systems • Increase community involvement through presentations, education, and press releases • Identify community partners to expand the opportunities available to participants • Gather feedback on program materials from the Deaf Education, STEM, and professional communities|
|Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible , Relocation Allowance , Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend , Health Coverage* , Living Allowance , Training .|
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