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SIERRA CLUB, Las Vegas ICO--Inspiring Connections Outdoors

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Inspire Connections Outdoors!

Volunteer to get urban kids into nature!

As an ICO volunteer, you introduce the natural outdoors to youth who have limited access to public parks and lands. With agency partners, you lead group outings to

  • Improve kids’ health and well-being.
  • Create more friends of the earth.
  • Show them a new world view.
Make a Difference . . . Empower local young people to
  • Bond with nature’s wonders
  • Be curious and creative
  • Manage stress
  • Learn to "Leave No Trace"

Learn more about ICO & all its volunteering options:

EMAIL: lasvegasico702@gmail.com

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About SIERRA CLUB, Las Vegas ICO--Inspiring Connections Outdoors

Location:

Sierra Club Office, 3828 Meadows Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89107, US

Mission Statement

Las Vegas ICO--Inspiring Connections Outdoors introduces urban youth to the natural outdoor world so that they may forge a meaningful bond with nature and learn to appreciate its wonder and understand the need to protect it.

Description

Las Vegas ICO--Inspiring Connections Outdoors, is a volunteer outreach program of the Sierra Club, provides nature outings and wilderness experiences for underserved urban youth in the Las Vegas area. Volunteer leaders work in cooperation with community agencies and schools to provide safe and enjoyable outdoor experiences to young people who, otherwise, might not have them. ICO is seeking volunteer hike leaders as diverse as the youth we serve. We are also seeking members of the support team for leaders, including managing paperwork and recruitment of leaders among people of color representative of our typical youth participants. At this time we are preparing to restart post-Covid precautions as local conditions improve.

Children & Youth
Community
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Sierra Club Office3828 MEADOWS LANELas Vegas, NV 89107

(36.17099,-115.19317)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Environmental Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies by the outing, the ICO team & client agency for coordination & preparation, the day trip + follow-up. Monthly volunteer meetings + annual fundraising preparation + event.
  • Application, background check, agreement to code of ethics + Sierra Club policies & procedures. Training provided at no cost: ICO procedures, first-aid/CPR + Child Abuse Recognition and Prevention.

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