Build. Ride. Respect.
The Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) is a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization that builds, maintains, and advocates for multi-use trails in Tahoe while providing education to all trail users and hosting fun community events. TAMBA works in partnership with land managers such as the U.S. Forest Service, Nevada State Parks, California State Parks, and the City of South Lake Tahoe. In addition, TAMBA helps maintain more than 100 miles of trail per year thanks in large part to the thousands of hours TAMBA volunteers contribute annually.
TAMBA is seeking a passionate, highly motivated individual for the position of Outreach Coordinator. This position will effectively manage TAMBA’s volunteer trail building and maintenance programs in addition to supporting community events and administrative needs. The position reports directly to the Executive Director and is offered as a full-time seasonal position May-November, with the opportunity to develop into a year-round career opportunity. The position will require regular travel throughout the Lake Tahoe area.
The Outreach Coordinator is a key representative for TAMBA and will represent the organization to the community—with volunteers, stakeholders, agencies, and at public events. The Outreach Coordinator will deliver a positive experience for TAMBA’s volunteers by helping shape the trail maintenance volunteer program and providing administrative support. All candidates shall demonstrate a history in mountain biking, trail development, and working with volunteers. The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented team player who is motivated to provide excellent stewardship of our relationships and data.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide supervision, set expectations, and assess quality control for TAMBA-led volunteer trail maintenance and trail construction projects.
- Plan, coordinate, and lead training opportunities for TAMBA crew leaders and volunteersTrack and compile annual volunteer metrics and reporting.
- Build and maintain constructive partnerships with local businesses, land managers, and partner trail organizations.
- Plan and coordinate resources and volunteer personnel for trail projects throughout the trail season, including the facilitation of trail workdays.
- Manage group and corporate work party requests, collaborating with regional managers and development team staff as needed to schedule events.
- Initiate and support the development and enhancement of a cadre of skilled volunteer crew leaders through training and team building.
- Assist the Trails Director to lead an annual class teaching sustainable trail construction and maintenance practices to develop new crew leaders.
- Plan, coordinate, and lead annual volunteer appreciation events.
- Assist with the inventory, inspection, maintenance, and storage of TAMBA’s tools.
- Assist development and implementation of outreach and recruitment strategies, together with the Trails Director.
- Accurately track volunteer data, work party data, and related information for adult and youth work events in the online database and hard copy files.
- Follow and maintain documentation of internal procedures and policies.
- Assist in developing content for TAMBA’s website and social media platforms.
- Ability and willingness to work nights and weekends.
Job Skills and Experience:
Competitive candidates will highlight the following experience in their application, or express willingness to learn:
- Demonstrated commitment to TAMBA’s mission.
- Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
- Experience with Salesforce (or similar) CRM database.
- Excellent document preparation, communication, and writing skills.
- GIS experience and ability to produce project maps.
- Experience working with public land management agencies (i.e. federal/state/local).
- Experience teaching and coaching others in safe and high-quality trail maintenance and trail construction techniques.
- A passion for mountain biking and outdoor trail-based recreation.
- Prior nonprofit program coordination, volunteer management, or equivalent experience.
- A proven self-starter with demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively to meet program/organization goals. Enthusiastic about embracing new challenges.
- Strong organizational skills including attention to detail, ability to create efficiencies and build investment in systems.
- Ability to set priorities, manage a variety of responsibilities and meet deadlines in an ever-changing environment while maintaining attention to detail.
- Experience developing curriculum, facilitating training, or providing other educational opportunities.
- Ability to accept and integrate feedback graciously, and give effective feedback to team members and volunteers.
- Cultural competency experience and demonstrated ability to work with people of diverse races, ages, genders, abilities, and economic backgrounds.
- Must be able to carry 50 lbs.
- Can hike up to 12 miles a day on a trail with related work tools and equipment in harsh weather.
- First aid and CPR certified, or able to get certified within 3 months.
- Clean driving record and valid driver’s license.
Benefits (subject to change):
$20-$25/hr depending on experience. 40 hours per week, seasonal position (May – November) with possibility for year-round employment based on funding, opportunity, and need.
Workers Compensation and Unemployment
*no health insurance or 401k offered with this position
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume, cover letter, and 3 professional references.