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Career Opportunities

Rainbow Summer Program team

Rainbow Summer Program is a six-week summer educational enrichment program for approximately 100 scholars who have completed grades K - 8. Rainbow Mennonite Church hosts the program; RDA and Sharing Communities Rosedale partner to administer it. Curriculum emphases include reading, financial literacy, wellness, literacy (gardening, nutrition and physical fitness), social action/community service, and parental involvement. The Program Coordinator is recruiting for five seasonal positions. See details below.
Send resume and cover letter to or call (913) 677-5097 with any questions.


RDA's Americorps Kansas teaM
(Half-Time AmeriCorps Member Service Description)

Rosedale Development Association is a neighborhood non-profit that works with residents, businesses and institutions to develop a thriving Rosedale community. AmeriCorps members help build a neighborhood that supports health through community gardens, healthy cooking classes, youth sports, bicycle repair, urban trail building and neighborhood beautification.
- Be 18 years or older
- Have some college or verifiable work history
- Be a U.S. citizen, or U.S. national or permanent resident of the United States
- Be committed to community service
- Be able to serve the complete service term (September through August)
Essential Functions:
- Coordinate community gardens and garden workshops
- Maintain community gardens and neighborhood green spaces
- Recruit, train, and manage youth sports coaches and coordinate youth sports program
- Teach healthy cooking classes
- Maintain 4 mile natural-surface trail system
- Assist in planning and executing healthy community events
- Assist in planning and executing neighborhood cleanup days and neighborhood beautification projects
- Keep the community connected and informed through door-to-door flyering, phone calls, and newsletters
- Assist in evaluating and reporting on healthy programs
- Participate in extensive training and professional development activities to prepare for successful service
- Serve an AM or a PM shift Monday-Friday, with frequent evenings and Saturday morning workdays
- Serve 900 hours (~20 hours/week) during service term
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Effective written and verbal communication skills
- Flexibility and openness to changing roles
- Ability to work cooperatively on a team
- Commitment to working with youth and vulnerable populations
- Willingness to learn and attend all AmeriCorps trainings
- Ability to work outside in the community
- Spanish language skills preferred
Member Hours, Benefits and Compensation:
Half-time (year-round) members are required to accumulate 900 hours within the service period of September through August with frequent Saturday and some evening events.

Members receive the following:
- Living Stipend: $250 (bi-weekly allowance)
- Segal Education Award: after serving 900 hours, all members are eligible for a $2887.50 scholarship.
- Non-monetary benefits: support and professional development from educators and non-profit leaders
How to Apply:

RDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact us

913 677-5097
1403 Southwest Blvd Kansas City, KS, 66103 
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