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Environmental Educator, VT Inst of Natural Science/VHCB
 
 
 
You’ll learn how to handle and educate using ambassador raptors, present programs to thousands of people from around the world, gain skills and experience in using proper education techniques when teaching to school children, and build on your organizational skills while helping coordinate our education special events. Join us for an exciting year educating people from all walks of life! VINS Mission: Motivating Individuals and Communities to Care for the Environment through Education, Research and Avian Wildlife Rehabilitation Position Goals: VINS Environmental Educators deliver live raptor and Vermont natural history programs at the VINS Nature Center and through our Outreach program to other sites around the region. 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 while preserving the natural and working landscape. 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. Full position description at https://vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps/positions
 
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Member Duties : • Present educational programs, many of which involve live animals (mainly raptors), to audiences of all ages (e.g., on-site daily programs, school tours, camps, and outreaches such as resort programs, fairs, public relations events). • Help with care, cleaning, training and handling of raptors and reptiles used in programs. • Assist with the organization and facilitation of special onsite educational events. • Support staff to schedule and develop new programs. • Train and support volunteers in the care of resident birds. • Train and support volunteers in the appropriate handling of education raptors. • Help design, fabricate and install new education exhibits. • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Events & Program Initiatives.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  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 :
Children/Youth ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Communications ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Environment ,  Education . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Environmental Educator, VT Inst of Natural Science/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  07/09/2024 

Contact Anna Morris
149 Natures Way
Quechee   VT   05059
8023595000
m.watt@vhcb.org
https://vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps/positions

Listing ID 104984


       

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