Research and Evaluation Coordinator VISTA
Company: Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation
Location: Carson City
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Are you interested in gaining a meaningful professional
experience, empowering communities, and making a lasting
difference? Join the Envirolution team through AmeriCorps
The Envirolution Research and Evaluation Coordinator VISTA will be
an essential team member for this growing nonprofit organization.
This person will help improve the effectiveness of current
programmatic evaluation processes while also assisting in the
research in sustainability and STEAM-related content and reports.
Collaborating closely with the program managers and the development
and curriculum coordinators, this person will refine and create new
evaluation and research protocols to support the development and
improvement of programs.
Envirolution is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to
developing and scaling dynamic K-12 education, youth leadership
development, and community outreach programs centered around energy
efficiency, sustainability, and Science, Technology, Engineering,
Art, and Math (STEAM) development with a special focus on
under-represented groups in STEAM, including women, minorities, and
low socioeconomic populations. Established in 2007 and based in
Reno, Nevada. Envirolutions mission is to inspire and empower the
next generation of leaders and community members who will drive the
growth of a sustainable economy. With a focus on hands-on service
learning, our programs provide career development for students of
all socio-economic backgrounds and enable participants to give back
to their communities. Envirolution seeks to promote global change
by championing local efforts that empower citizens to achieve
positive, meaningful accomplishments and make a good living while
giving back to the social and environmental communities.
Project ReCharge - Ongoing. A dynamic, cutting-edge sustainability
and energy efficiency education and training program that engages
students, teachers, and community professionals. Project ReCharge
gives students the knowledge, training, and technology needed to
become sustainability detectives focused on saving their home,
school, or community money through resource-saving recommendations
through hands-on STEAM lessons.
Sustainability Expedition - Annual. An exciting, five-day
opportunity for northern Nevada youth to travel to Reno
organizations with sustainable business models, meet professionals
in renewable energy fields, explore environmentally friendly
buildings and discover various community volunteer
Career Quest - Ongoing. Envirolutions newest program, developed in
collaboration with Tesla. Every Friday, students from 5th to 12th
grade have the opportunity to tour local STEM businesses and, while
there, receive a hands-on STEM lesson - designed and implemented by
Envirolution staff and tailored specifically to what students are
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day (IGED) - Annual. A national
movement to inform, inspire and educate girls about how engineering
can be a fulfilling and world-changing career. Partnering with
Tesla and looking to expand, we have provided over 1,500 middle
school girls an opportunity to interact with women engineers, learn
about engineering careers, and engage in educational, hands-on
EDGE - Future program. As part of achieving Envirolutions mission
to inspire and empower the next generation of leaders and workers
who will drive the growth of a sustainable economy, EDGE (the
Empowerment and Development of Girls through Engineering) will be
our newest program that is designed to spark student confidence and
interest in engineering, science, and math-related careers, with an
emphasis on energy efficiency.
Service Location: Reno, NV
Timeline for Service: February 14th, 2022 - February 13th, 2023
Collaborate with Envirolution staff and stakeholders on data
collection, input, analysis, and reporting processes for all
Collaborate with Envirolution staff and stakeholders in collecting
and analyzing data by surveying program participants, community
members, and stakeholders.
Produce reports and data visualizations for internal and external
audiences to inform ongoing program operations, evaluation, program
improvement, and Envirolutions five-year strategic plan.
Research, collect and summarize data relevant to Envirolutions
mission and program objectives, including but not limited to
STEM/STEAM, energy efficiency, and sustainability-related to career
awareness, education, student demographics, and program application
in schools and community perception.
Collaborate with the Curriculum Developer to research existing and
new content areas, background information, and resources needed for
Assist as needed with various programs, including but not limited
to material prep, hosting zoom breakout rooms, and helping onsite
at outreach events.
Passionate commitment to The Envirolution Inc.s mission and
Bachelors degree (or equivalent experience);
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
Exceptional writing skills;
Strong communication skills;
Strong organizational skills;
A high degree of initiative and spirit of service;
Preferred: experience in research, evaluation, data analysis, and
The Envirolution Research and Evaluation VISTA is funded by the
Corporations for National
and Community Service and will serve within the AmeriCorps VISTA
VISTA is the national service program designed specifically to
fight poverty. Each VISTA
member makes a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a
specific project at a nonprofit
organization or public agency. To learn more about the AmeriCorps
In return for their service, AmeriCorps VISTA members receive a
modest living allowance of $15,001.50.
Ten days personal/vacation time and ten days sick leave.
Health benefits during service.
Childcare opportunities (if applicable).
Qualified student loan deferment or forbearance.
Non-competitive eligibility for qualified government jobs the first
year after completing service.
Upon completion of service, choice of Segal AmeriCorps Education
Award of approximately $6,100 or post-service stipend of
A relocation settling-in allowance of no less than $750 if you move
more than 50 miles and travel allowance based on mileage may also
Professional development through monthly training, service skills,
and experience in a nonprofit environment.
Applications are accepted by emailing a cover letter, two short
writing samples, and resume to Envirolution at
firstname.lastname@example.org - Subject line: Research and Evaluation
Coordinator VISTA application.
Visit The Envirolution Inc.s website www.Envirolution.org or call
775-229-8488 for more
You may also visit Truckee Meadows Parks Foundations website
www.tmparksfoundation.org or call/email Sara Monks at 775-410-1702
or email@example.com for more information.
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