Family Nature Club Developer Vista

Americorps Saint Paul , MN 55102

Posted 2 months ago

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation is a nationally accredited and gold medal award-winning organization that manages 179 parks and open spaces, AZA-accredited Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, 25 city-operated recreation centers, more than 100 miles of trails, an indoor and two outdoor aquatic facilities, a public beach, a variety of premium sports facilities, municipal golf courses, and Great River Passage. Our mission is to make Saint Paul the most livable city in American by facilitating the creation of active lifestyles, vibrant places, and a vital environment.

The Environmental Education program connects people to parks and nature through programming opportunities. Research shows that connecting with nature has a variety of benefits for physical and mental health. Research also shows, however, that within the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, people of color are using the natural spaces of our regional parks at a lower rate than white people.

The City of Saint Paul is committed to reducing and eliminating this disparity through intentionally inclusive outreach and programming for underrepresented communities. The Family Nature Club program is a nature play meet-up for people of all ages, where families can meet and build community with each other while reaping the benefits of connecting with nature. FNCs are led by volunteers from within the community, with training and support from the Environmental Education program. The VISTA member will expand the FNC program, which launched as a pilot in 2017, by recruiting and training volunteers from diverse communities in Saint Paul to organize and lead FNCs.

Terms :

Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :

Environment , Education , Children/Youth . Skills :

Fund raising/Grant Writing , Community Organization , General Skills , Team Work , Environment , Writing/Editing , Recruitment , Youth Development .



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