Volunteer and Education Coordinator

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Summary

The Volunteer and Education Coordinator AmeriCorps member will focus on implementing a contact and volunteer participation data collection system that is integrated into Red Rock Audubon’s integrated information system (Flipcause). The member will also develop and coordinate Red Rock Audubon’s education programs. Additionally, the position will focus on membership and volunteer recruitment and retention and will facilitate all member and volunteer communications and events to help expand Red Rock Audubon’s presence in the Las Vegas community.

Position Description

Service Location:

75% Virtual, 25% in-person - Las Vegas, NV


Member Supervisor:

Barbara Beck

(702) 768-2168‬

fieldtripspecialist@redrockaudubon.com


The Volunteer and Education Coordinator will be an essential member of the Red Rock Audubon team(Content, Education, Membership, Climate, Content and Help our Bird). Under the guidance of the Membership Systems Chair, this person will manage the membership and contact relations module in Flipcause while tracking, communicating and reporting on all designed and ad hoc outreach results. Using the contact data, this person will help develop large annual community events, focusing on Big Sits and Nevada Birdathon., and recommend and implement improvements to member and volunteer satisfaction and retention.


Red Rock Audubon is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit incorporated in 1976 and is a certified National Audubon chapter serving Southern Nevada and parts of eastern California. Red Rock Audubon envisions a thriving environment for birds and other wildlife in Southern Nevada and communities that enjoy, respect, and care for our natural world, enhancing the quality of life for and its mission is to bring people together for the conservation and enjoyment of birds, other wildlife, and the natural world throughout Southern Nevada and neighboring areas. 


We at Red Rock Audubon declare our commitment to anti-racism in solidarity with those who call for justice, an end to institutional and structural racism, and implicit bias.
We are building our organization and its programs to be inclusive and accessible to our entire community.

Red Rock Audubon welcomes everyone, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, ability, national or ethnic origin, politics, or veteran status.


Timeline for Service: January, 2022 - August, 2022 (contract can be renewed if the individual and RRAS mutually agree)


Schedule:

Monday - Friday, some after hours and weekend events. ~30hrs/week.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Improve and maintain the RRAS’ contact relations database.

  • Develop protocols for capturing initial contact, cultivation, and retentions of members and volunteers in Flipcause.

  • Capture contact’s interests when signing up for RRAS events in Flipcause and in social media groups

  • Develop and implement RRAS community education programs and events

  • Assist with developing community partnerships  and events to support the RRAS

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Assist with other RRAS events and programs.

  • Serve as a Red Rock Audubon ambassador at all RRAS events.

Qualifications

  • Ability to pass a background check;

  • Bachelor's degree and/or experience in data management and social media channels;

  • Passionate commitment to Red Rock Audubon’s mission and vision;

  • Exceptional writing skills;

  • Experience in and willingness to engage with the public, members and volunteers;

  • Strong communication skills;

  • Strong organizational skills;

  • High degree of initiative and spirit of service;

  • Preferred: Experience in contact management programs and databases;

  • Preferred: Reading, writing, and speaking competency in Spanish language

  • Preferred: Resident of Clark County

  • Preferred: Current students or graduates of southern Nevada colleges

Compensation and Benefits

AmeriCorps members receive a modest living allowance of $8,471 for a half term (approximately 6 months) and a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award of $3,172.50. Half term service members also receive an AmeriCorps/RRAS t-shirt, hoodie, hat, and water bottle. Service members have the option to apply for student loan forbearance, and may be eligible for SNAP and Medicaid benefits.

To apply:

Send a resume and cover letter to Barbara Beck at fieldtripspecialist@redrockaudubon.com