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Outreach & Youth Program Coord- Catamount Trail Assoc/VHCB
 
 
 
The CTA is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a one-year full-time AmeriCorps position as Youth Programs and Conservation Coordinator. TThis is a fun and active position that requires a can-do attitude and ample supplies of enthusiasm and energy. The Catamount Trail Association (CTA) is a passionate group of backcountry skiers and outdoor enthusiasts. We’ve been breaking trail since 1984, creating North America’s longest backcountry ski trail and pioneering innovative recreation projects throughout Vermont. Our mission is to expand access to Vermont’s backcountry because we believe days spent in the mountains with friends are powerful, and that those experiences should be open to everyone. We are advocates, volunteers, supporters, and trailblazers working to steward the Catamount Trail, manage backcountry ski terrain, permanently protect mountain lands, and expand equitable access to skiing. By building trails, community, and opportunity we connect people to Vermont’s mountain landscape. This position is part of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps (VHCB AmeriCorps). The VHCB AmeriCorps program supports the innovative dual-goal approach to creating stable affordable housing opportunities for Vermont residents while preserving the natural and working landscape. This position requires extended time outdoors in cold weather, lifting and carrying equipment and supplies for events, and some weekend and evening commitments. Position begins September 9, 2024 and ends August 8, 2025. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,720 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 47 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $30,000 (pre-tax) and an education award of $7,395 (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 : •Coordinate and instruct Youth Ski Education Program. Serve with staff to teach Ski Cubs – teach alongside school partners during the week in elementary schools, and on Saturday mornings for our weekend program. •Maintain program partnerships, recruit participants, run winter programs, and maintain and update curriculum. •Performing outreach and stewardship education. •Easement monitoring and stewardship of 40+ easements. •Recruit, coordinate, and lead volunteers in trail building and maintenance projects and events, including youth, college outing clubs, and others, and for office projects. •Communicate with landowners who host the trail, promoting collaborative efforts among organizations/programs. •Participate in an Independent Service Project and in all VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, and Program Initiatives.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Team Work ,  First Aid ,  Environment ,  General Skills ,  Computers/Technology ,  Community Organization ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Outreach & Youth Program Coord- Catamount Trail Assoc/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
09/09/2024  -   08/08/2025

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  05/30/2024  To  08/01/2024 

Contact Courtney Dickerson
1 Mill St
Burlington   VT   05401
8028645784
m.watt@vhcb.org
https://vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps

Listing ID 104835


       

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