Gateway to the Great Outdoors PR + Programming VISTA - FT


The Public Relations and Programming Coordinator VISTA member will build the capacity of Gateway to the Great Outdoors (GGO) by: (1) coordinating projects at St. Louis partner schools, (2) recruiting and creating a system to sustain a volunteer base and financials assistance pessary to create an additional two new programs, (3) developing community partnerships, and (4) conducting community and partner outreach. As a result of the VISTA member’s service, GGO will continue to expand its educational initiatives in underserved schools, thus helping to further GGO’s mission of alleviating educational inequality and environmental injustice that contributes to the cycle of poverty.

Gateway to the Great Outdoors The Gateway to the Great Outdoors (GGO) program was developed to allow underserved students across the US equitable access to a comprehensive environmental education. By improving access to STEM instruction combined with outdoor learning, GGO enhances scientific literacy and environmental stewardship for students who would otherwise be excluded from this transformative experience.