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LEAP - QT Science Educator
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 450 hours for an average of 36 hours per week. Member will receive a living allowance of $5,850 (pre-tax) and an education award of $1,824.07 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include federal school loan forbearance and various training opportunities.
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Member Duties : - Facilitate and design curriculum for our Drones and Robots camps for children ages 8-14 - Assist in the management of our Franklin’s Guides teen docent program for ages 12-16 - Curriculum development for Kingdom East Afterschool Camp programming - Facilitate planetarium programs for the public - Keep communication current with museum staff - Treat children, parents, visitors, other teachers and volunteers with respect and dignity - Exhibit enthusiasm for our mission of “supporting and building on the child’s innate interest in exploring the natural world” through playing outdoors and engaging children in science and nature based activities - Patience and flexibility, ability to relate to young children and adults - Participate in required LEAP/SerVermont events as well as have access to participate in optional service projects and trainings. - Attend required LEAP orientation training either via Zoom or in person prior to beginning service.
Program Benefits : Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Housing ,  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 :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
Leadership ,  Computers/Technology ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Youth Development . 
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LEAP - QT Science Educator

Program Start/End Date
05/01/2024  -   08/23/2024

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  


Accepting Applications
From  12/06/2023  To  05/31/2024 

Contact Hannah Nelson
1001 College Rd
Lyndonville   VT   05851

Listing ID 117386


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