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Education & Outreach Assistant - NOFA-VT/VHCB
 
 
 
Learn about a range of topics, including event planning, climate resilient farming, communications & marketing, food security, land stewardship, and volunteer management. Visit diverse farms across the state! Put your skills to use by supporting our event series and representing NOFA-VT in our community. The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Vermont promotes organic practices to build an economically viable, ecologically sound, and socially just Vermont agricultural system that benefits all living things. Founded in 1971, NOFA-VT is a member-based organization and runs programs in the following areas: farmer services, local food access and market development, advocacy, engagement & education, and Vermont Organic Farmers (a LLC that provides organic certification to VT farm and food businesses). This new position will be a core member of the engagement team, helping to implement educational, outreach, and relationship-building events. 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. Position begins Sept 9, 2024 and ends Aug 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 : •Support community and educational event planning and execution •Research topics and presenters, reach out to potential presenters and event hosts •Be a core part of the conference planning team for 5-6 months of the service term, assisting with the exhibitors fair, educational workshop development, volunteer coordination •Support NOFA-VT educational and community events •Regularly represent NOFA-VT at community and partner outreach events including tabling to grow awareness about our mission •Help coordinate volunteers to meet event needs •Participate in an Independent Service Project and in all VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, and Program Initiatives.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Hunger ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Environment ,  Communications ,  Education ,  Community Organization . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Education & Outreach Assistant - NOFA-VT/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  05/31/2024  To  08/04/2024 

Contact Erin Buckwalter
14 Pleasant St
Richmond   VT   05477
802-434-3821
m.watt@vhcb.org
https://vhcb.org/our-programs/

Listing ID 112887


       

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