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Trail Builder & Land Steward- Cross VT Trail Assoc/VHCB
Imagine a network of community greenway paths, connecting schools, neighborhoods and wild natural areas – we’re working to make this vision a reality across Vermont. The Cross Vermont Trail is a project to conserve greenspace and build a multi-use, four season path across the width of Vermont; following the Winooski River and Wells River valleys. You can help! The Cross Vermont Trail Association is a small non-profit, member based and volunteer driven. As an Americorps member, you will serve alongside our experienced staff to learn the skills of making universally accessible trails with simple, traditional techniques, and then you will help to lead and teach groups of volunteers so that they can make a real difference on the trail. You will also spend some time stewarding conserved land and helping to organize community events to get folks out enjoying the trails we build! The purpose of the Cross Vermont Trail Association is to assist municipalities, recreation groups, and landowners in the creation and management of a four-season, multi-use trail across the state of Vermont for public recreation, alternative transportation, and awareness of our natural and cultural heritage. Service conditions are primarily outdoors in all weather. Service season is flexible but includes long days and overnights throughout the full month of August. Overnight camping required in August. Position begins June 15 and ends August 31, 2023 This position is Quarter Time: Requires 455 hours of service for an average of 40 hours per week for 13 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $6,750 (pre-tax), and an education award of $1,718.25 (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 : • Trail building on a multi-use trail across the state of Vermont • Leading volunteers on trail building and maintenance projects, including overnight backcountry projects • Assist with operation of large community event, the Central Vermont Cycling Tour • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, and Program Initiatives. • Engage in professional and personal development activities and networking opportunities. Please see full position description at
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Environment . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Environment ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Leadership ,  First Aid . 
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Trail Builder & Land Steward- Cross VT Trail Assoc/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
06/12/2023  -   08/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  02/07/2023  To  06/23/2023 

Contact Greg Western
29 Main St
Montpelier   VT   05602

Listing ID 101427


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