Great Basin Institute Environmental Educator (Galena Creek Visitors Center) - Application Deadline
Mon, April 15, 2013
The Environmental Educator is responsible for assisting the Youth Education Coordinator with
implementation of Great Basin Naturalists Environmental Science Studies at the Galena Creek
Visitor Center. Primary programs include: 1. On-site and school-based environmental curriculum
for elementary through high school age school groups, 2. An outdoor summer youth nature camp
based in Galena Creek Recreation Area and Regional Park (four weeks of residential and five weeks
of day camp) 3. Summer Teen Leadership Academy.
This position will serve as an AmeriCorps member with the Great Basin Institute and will work
collaboratively with the US Forest Service and Washoe County Regional Parks & Open Space. This is
an excellent opportunity to gain experience in environmental and cultural interpretation,
curriculum development and visitor center operations.
This is an AmeriCorps position, and candidates will receive a living stipend of $7,000 for the
season. This is not an hourly wage or a salary and is paid to members bi-monthly throughout the
entire season. Upon completion of AmeriCorps service, members shall receive an additional
education award in the amount of $2,775 that can be used for paying off student loans, or paying
tuition for a Title IV accredited college. Housing is provided.
Application Instructions (4/15/2013):
Step 1: Click here: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=48611
Step 2: Click "Apply" then register.
Step 3: Once registered login and complete the application.
Step 4: Click the "Search Listings" link and search under ‘Nevada’ and ‘Environment’.
Step 5: Click on the appropriate position title, then hit the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of the
Step 6: Ensure references provided in your application are professional in nature.
Step 7: Submit cover letter and resume to Genevieve Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please direct all questions regarding the application process to Gwen Bourne at