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Environmental Educator - BEEC & VHCB
Gain valuable experience working with a team of naturalist educators fostering connections to the natural world through a variety of opportunities, including camps, school programs, public programs, volunteer opportunities, and the visitor experience. BEEC is a member-based nonprofit organization founded in 1991, with a mission to foster experiences that inspire connection to the natural world and its many inhabitants. To achieve its mission, BEEC provides a variety of educational programs and initiatives to create an involved group of community scientists and caring stewards of our land. BEEC coordinates and leads important community-based natural history and conservation programs. BEEC public programs are for all ages to engage with and learn about the natural world around us. 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 September 9, 2024 and ends August 8th, 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) as well as an education award of $7,395 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service.
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Member Duties : •Co-develop and teach environmental education youth programs and day camps. •Coordinate events and create educational materials to build member relationships. •Strengthen the visitors’ experience to BEEC through the creation of interpretive features. •Steward the BEEC property, leading volunteers on trail maintenance and invasive plant management. •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 : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Environment . 
Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  Leadership ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Communications ,  General Skills . 
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Environmental Educator - BEEC & 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  08/01/2024 

Contact Kristina Weeks
PO Box 2318
West Brattleboro   VT   05303

Listing ID 120565


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