The SSP Outreach Coordinator VISTA will be an essential member of the team for this young non-profit organization. This VISTA will help develop a health focused marketing and outreach plan for TMPF’s youth educational programs and events including the Student Stewards and Junior Naturalist Programs. This person will enhance the advertising and outreach strategies used to promote and expand the TMPF health initiatives of SSP, JNats, Spring and Summer Camps via social media, traditional media, and streamlined website design.
The mission of Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is to support the parks departments operating in Truckee Meadows, including Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County parks. We do this primarily by providing in-park programming and opportunities for citizen engagement. TMPF is an independent, nonprofit organization that was incorporated in 2012 and received its 501 (c) (3) determination in 2013. Our programs focus on improving community health and wellness and developing people’s appreciation for the natural and cultural history found in local parks.
Service Location: Reno, NV
Timeline for Service: February 18, 2020 - February 17, 2021
Build an effective marketing and outreach plan for kids health and science based programs such as: Student Stewards Program (SSP), Junior Naturalists (JNats), SSP Spring Break Camp, and SSP Summer Camp;
Create partnerships for the expansion of SSP, JNats, and Spring and Summer Camps;
Develop relationships with teachers, principals, families, and participants in connection with TMPF programs and events;
Develop best outreach practices for health based educational programming including traditional and social media marketing;
Expand and maintain the TMPF website with updates and information on SSP, JNats, and Spring and Summer Camps;
Track and manage advertising campaigns and engagement through social media.