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Program & Outreach Coordinator - Willowell Foundation/VHCB
Foster strong connections to the land through conservation efforts, environmental stewardship, and experiential learning. Train in an outdoor education setting with children ages 3-18 in one of our many outdoor, nature based, child led programs. We are a fun and engaging group of folks who support each individual’s unique voice and talents, while providing hands-on opportunities for growth and professional development. The Willowell Foundation connects people to the arts, education, the environment, and each other through land-based programs. Our programs include the Walden Project, a nationally-recognized outdoor public high school; summer camps; artist residencies; Wren’s Nest Forest Preschool; after school programs; the Monkton Wood Bank; wildlife monitoring; community gardening; farm-to-school; and wetland conservation. We serve local students, teachers and community members in these environmental education initiatives. 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. Members will serve outdoors through all weather in our nature-based programs. Some office time required to fulfill requirements of service position. Members will generally serve Monday-Friday from 8:00AM-4:30PM, but some evening and weekends will be required. As well as occasional longer overnight field trips with students. We are a fun and welcoming group of people who try to create a year of service to meet member’s personal and professional goals. Position begins September 9th, 2024 and ends August 8th, 2025. 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.
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Member Duties : -Support/co-teach Wren’s Nest Forest Preschool, implementing place-based nature education for ages 3-5 -Collaborate with staff in designing and teaching specified curriculum for multi-aged programs, New Roots Project and Pond Brook Project -Coordinate volunteer efforts in the Community Garden -Design environmentally-focused workshop models and summer programming for the public -Coordinate community service projects -Participate in an Independent Service Project under the guidance of VHCB AmeriCorps -Participate in all VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, and Program Initiatives. -Engage in professional and personal development activities and networking opportunities.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Environment ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
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Program & Outreach Coordinator - Willowell Foundation/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  07/01/2024 

Contact Tasha Ball
195 Harvey Rd
Bristol   VT   05443

Listing ID 119715


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