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Summer Naturalist - Stowe Land Trust/VHCB
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 Summer 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 kids to explore outside with us and with their families, 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. This position involves both field and office service. Some weekend and evening service is required, particularly during summer months. Position begins March 22nd, 2021 and ends September 17th, 2021 This is a Half Time Position: Requires 915 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 26 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $10,800 (pre-tax), and an education award of $3,097.50 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.
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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 : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Education . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Community Organization ,  Environment . 
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Summer Naturalist - Stowe Land Trust/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
03/22/2021  -   09/17/2021

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  01/12/2021  To  03/15/2021 

Contact Elisabeth Fenn
6 Sunset St
Stowe   VT   05672

Listing ID 100912