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LEAP FT Science Educator with Fairbanks Museum
This position is part of the Lyndon Economic opportunity AmeriCorps Program (LEAP). LEAP is a state AmeriCorps program that places members with non-profit organizations throughout the Northeast Kingdom (NEK) of Vermont to support those organizations in expanding services that many communities rely on. LEAP members provide direct service in the form of educational programming to PreK-12 Youth in STEM subject areas and early literacy projects. LEAP supports their members through trainings and professional development opportunities throughout their service term. Position dependent upon LEAP federal funding. The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium mission is to inspire appreciation for our place in the natural world and to motivate our stewardship of a healthy planet. The goals of this position are to inspire children about the natural world through direct service. This service includes instruction on specific subjects as laid out by the Director of Education. This is a full-time AmeriCorps position and requires completion of 1700 hours for an average of 36 hours per week. Member will receive a living allowance of $22,100 (pre-tax) and an education award of $6,895 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, childcare assistance, federal school loan forbearance and various training opportunities.
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Member Duties : The LEAP member will serve with the Museum’s Director of Education in the planning and implementation of an outstanding educational experience for all participants. During the summer, this position oversees our Franklin’s Guides Students (trained as museum docents) who are 12-16 years old. • Develop and present their own classes to preK-8th grades based on Next Generation Science Standards and STEAM requirements • Lead year-round field programs for school and homeschool groups • Create and lead interpretive tours/classes based on the museum collections and dioramas • Be willing to learn how to present all the educational offerings including our planetarium software and 3D printer • Oversee camp-in sleepover programs for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, 4-H Clubs, and Boys & Girls Clubs on the weekends (limited to 10 each year) • As needed, lead STEAM programming to preschool youth. Prior to leading any programming, participating in training time with Balch Nature School staff.
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Public Speaking ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  Youth Development ,  Education ,  Environment ,  Computers/Technology . 
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LEAP FT Science Educator with Fairbanks Museum

Program Start/End Date
09/05/2023  -   08/23/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  08/21/2023  To  11/30/2023 

Contact Hannah Nelson
1001 College Rd
Lyndonville   VT   05851

Listing ID 106304


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