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Community Naturalist - Stowe Land Trust/VHCB
Stowe Land Trust is dedicated to the conservation of scenic, recreational, and productive farm and forest lands for the benefit of the greater Stowe community. The Community Naturalist will help bring the benefits of our land protection work to a wider community, engaging with schools, partner organizations, and the general public to create deep, meaningful, and lasting connections between people and the outdoors. Stowe Land Trust (SLT) is a member-supported, non-profit, land conservation organization dedicated to the conservation of scenic, recreational, and productive farm and forest lands for the benefit of the greater Stowe community. The Community Naturalist Program provides learning opportunities that inspire local citizens to engage with their natural world and foster a love and appreciation for the land. We bring expert knowledge of the natural world and outdoor spaces in Stowe, and our programs provide time for children and families to explore the outdoors with us and with their community, as well as guided opportunities for people to help care for the land. One of our greatest strengths is providing authentic experiences outdoors. These opportunities are critical for supporting our community’s wellbeing and developing a sense of place and land stewardship ethic. Position begins September 7th, 2022 and ends August 11th, 2023 This position is Full Time: Requires 1,720 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 48 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $25,500 (pre-tax), and an education award of $6,495 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities. To Apply:
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Member Duties : • Develop & deliver education programs & service-learning opportunities to the public, school groups, day camps, & other groups as part of SLT’s Naturalist Program. Adapt to online platforms &/or self-guided formats as COVID-19 guidelines dictate. • Assist with SLT’s stewardship program including recruiting, coordinating, & managing volunteers & completing annual stewardship tasks on properties. • Maintain accurate & timely program, stewardship, & volunteer records. • Create content for SLT’s print, web, & social media community outreach efforts. • Represent SLT at various public outreach events. Adapt protocols as COVID-19 guidelines dictate. • Participate in an Independent Service Project under the guidance of VHCB AmeriCorps • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Events & Program Initiatives. • Engage in professional & personal development activities & networking opportunities. Please visit for full description.
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Environment . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Environment ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization . 
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Community Naturalist - Stowe Land Trust/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
09/07/2022  -   08/11/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/07/2022  To  09/06/2022 

Contact Barry Matthews
6 Sunset St
Stowe   VT   05672

Listing ID 100912