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LEAP - QT Summer Early Childhood Educator at Fairbanks
 
 
 
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 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 STEAM subject areas and early literacy projects. LEAP supports members through trainings and professional development opportunities throughout their service term. This is a Quarter Time positions that requires completion of 450 service hours, approximately 40 hours per week. Member will earn a (pre-tax) living allowance of $3,500 paid bi-weekly and upon successful completion of service, a (pre-tax) Education Award of $1,638.89. The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium leads innovative, inquiry based youth education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for the Northeast Kingdom (NEK) and Vermont. The mission of the Museum 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 4-8 year olds about the natural world through direct service.
 
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Member Duties : -Assist museum staff in facilitating nature-based education camp for children ages 4 to 8 -Plan and provide daily STEAM activities for extended day camp program (12pm-3pm) -Help keep classroom attractive and organized to maximize student learning opportunities -Curriculum development for Discovery Camp plus extended day activities -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 nature based activities -Patience and flexibility, ability to relate to young children and adults -8:30 am to 3:30 pm with appropriate breaks plus mandatory trainings and meetings (includes professional development training time and COVID-19 weekly updates): -4 weeks as Assistant to both Discovery Camps
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Environment ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
LEAP - QT Summer Early Childhood Educator at Fairbanks

Program Start/End Date
05/24/2021  -   08/20/2021

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  04/29/2021  To  05/15/2021 

Contact Rebecca Sanders
1001 College Rd
Lyndonville   VT   05851
802-626-6706
rebecca.sanders@northernvermont.edu
www.leapinthenek.com
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 69371


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