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River Access Steward- VT River Conservancy/VHCB
Spend your summer at popular swimming holes and river access sites in Central Vermont! Welcome visitors with a friendly and open attitude and simple survey questions; encourage safe and respectful behavior and leave-no-trace practices; improve site conditions with litter cleanup, parking patrol, and invasive species control; collect data to improve overall site management and water quality; engage volunteers and the public with media and outreach tools. Enjoy Central Vermont’s most beautiful rivers spots where hundreds of people come to enjoy the cool waters, relaxation, and beautiful surroundings. Vermont River Conservancy’s mission is protecting special lands along the rivers and waters of Vermont. The Swimming Hole Steward will welcome visitors and help steward and manage the natural resources and outdoor recreation at several regional swimming holes. Service is to be performed primarily outdoors in the summer, including weekends and some early evenings required. Weekly service in the office to enter data and create report summaries. Position begins June 27st, 2022 and ends September 8th, 2022 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 $5,400 (pre-tax), and an education award of $1,678.57 (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 : • Visit each assigned swimming hole on a regular basis, including weekends and early evenings • Collect site data and survey visitors • Refer visitors to existing safety signage to encourage safe swimming practices and educate swimmers about safety issues • Educate users about the natural history, geology, and river ecology of swimming holes, helping to develop place-based relationships • Promote a Leave-No-Trace culture of responsible stewardship at swimming holes • Perform stewardship tasks such as sign and trail maintenance and litter control • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, and Program Initiatives. • Engage in professional and personal development activities and networking opportunities. For full description please visit
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Training . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Environment ,  General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Team Work . 
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River Access Steward- VT River Conservancy/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
06/27/2022  -   09/08/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  05/23/2022  To  06/27/2022 

Contact Kassia Randzio
29 Main St
Montpelier   VT   05602

Listing ID 101892