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Community Engagement Coord- MALT/VHCB
 
 
 
Join an active, passionate, and down-to-earth team in connecting people with the conserved lands of the Champlain Valley! A typical day at MALT is what many people dream of doing on the weekend. You’ll serve side-by-side with volunteers while maintaining the 19-mile Trail Around Middlebury, surrounded by forest, pasture, and views of mountains in every direction. Then you’ll hunt for salamanders, teach orienteering, and play nature-based games outside with seven-year-olds all afternoon. In between, you’ll grow as a coordinator, communicator, and environmental steward. Being a part of MALT means joining a vibrant community of like-minded nature lovers and protectors. Come to MALT to connect people to nature when they need it most! The Middlebury Area Land Trust (MALT) works with our community to conserve natural and productive landscapes, and to enhance scenic, recreational, and educational opportunities. Based in Middlebury, VT and serving Addison County, this AmeriCorps Member position will maintain and protect 3,700+ acres of conserved lands and 30 miles of public recreation trails. The member will inspire and foster a strong environmental ethic through nature science education for youth and adults while inspiring responsible outdoor recreation. This position involves both field and office service. Some weekend and evening service is required. Position begins Sept 8, 2021 and ends Aug 12, 2022. 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 $20,400 (pre-tax) and an education award of $6,345 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities. Please visit www.vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps for full description.
 
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Member Duties : • Serve directly & side-by-side w/ volunteers while maintaining 30+ miles of trail. Recruit, coordinate, & engage 100+ volunteers on the trails • Steward MALT’s conserved lands w/ an emphasis on invasive species management, engaging volunteers to make direct improvements • Serve directly in MALT’s 4-year campaign to increase equitable public access to MALT’s 1,600+ acres of public lands & 30+ miles of trails • Teach environmental ed programs for audiences ages 3 to adulthood, including schools, camps, professional partners, & family groups • Develop & teach summer camps for children ages 3-14, mentor & supervise teen counselors-in-training – develop service learning as a new facet of MALT’s education programs; • Maintain performance measurement records for all ed programs & lead a strategic assessment of MALT’s currently served audiences, leading to a recommendation for more equitable engagement w/ MALT’s programs • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Events, & Program Initiatives
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Community Organization ,  General Skills ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Leadership ,  First Aid . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Community Engagement Coord- MALT/VHCB

Program Start/End Date
09/08/2021  -   08/12/2022

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/10/2021  To  10/01/2021 

Contact Jamie Brookside
63 Maplpe St
Middlebury   VT   05753
8023881007
ashley@vhcb.org
https://vhcb.org/our-programs/

Listing ID 104837


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