Friends of Lafitte Greenway is currently hiring for two new teammates to join us in building a vibrant and healthy Greenway that connects people to nature, their destinations, and each other.
FITNESS PROGRAM COORDINATOR (Part Time)
The Fitness Program Coordinator is the face of Friends' free outdoor community fitness classes, from promoting the classes, to managing instructors and partners, to welcoming participants to the class and ensuring each class runs smoothly. See full job description here
Who: A dedicated and reliable people-person, with a flexible schedule and community roots in the neighborhoods around the Greenway.
Position type: Part time, 6-10 hours/week
Compensation: Hourly, $16/hour
AMERICORPS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
What: The Community Engagement Coordinator Americorps Member will recruit, train, and manage Greenway volunteers—including members of advisory committees that steer and support the implementation of programming and projects--as well as event and program volunteers. The member will support community engagement and communications activities, in order to bring community voice and leadership to Friends programs, projects, and advocacy.
Who: A great communicator and self -starter with time management and organizational skills, who can develop and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders in the Greenway's communities.
Position Type: Full time Corps Member - full time for 11 months starting September 1st.
Compensation: Benefits include a living allowance of $14,000, an education award of $6,095, health insurance, student loan forbearance, child care reimbursement, in-depth personal and professional development, and valuable networking opportunities.
Apply by: Applications must be submitted through Serve Louisiana. Click here for more information and to apply by June 30th.
Position Title: Community Engagement Coordinator
Host Organization: Friends of Lafitte Greenway
Deadline to Apply: June 30, 2019 at ServeLouisiana.org
Service Term: September 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020
Printable Position Description: Download here
In partnership with Serve Louisiana, Friends of Lafitte Greenway is recruiting for an AmeriCorps member to serve as our Community Engagement Coordinator. Corps Members serve full time for 11 months starting September 1st. Benefits include a living allowance of $14,000, an education award of $6,095, health insurance, student loan forbearance, child care reimbursement, in-depth personal and professional development, and valuable networking opportunities. For more information and to apply, visit servelouisiana.org.
About Serve Louisiana:
Serve Louisiana partners young leaders with nonprofits for a paid year, helping local organizations improve lives and build stronger communities. As Louisiana's longest-running AmeriCorps program, Serve Louisiana offers young leaders 11-month opportunities to work with community-based organizations to improve the health and lives of South Louisiana families and children. Through progressive, hands-on training, coaching and mentoring, we prepare people to address the real needs facing communities -- poverty, mental health and wellness, education, youth development, environmental preservation -- and help to effect true, long-term change.
About the Corps Member Experience:
Corps members serve 40 hours a week from September 1, 2019-July 31, 2020 with a community-based organization (Friends of Lafitte Greenway) providing capacity-building activities such as volunteer coordination, program development, social media/technology coordination, and community outreach. Through their partner organization site and through Serve Louisiana, corps members enjoy personal and professional development opportunities, workshops, trainings and extensive networking opportunities.