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LEAP - Environmental Education/Outdoor Recreation Instructor
 
 
 
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. NorthWoods Stewardship Center is a non-profit organization located on a 1500 acre campus in East Charleston, VT. Our mission is ‘to connect people and place through science, education and action.’ This is a half-time half year AmeriCorps position and requires completion of 900 hours for an average of 36 hours per week. Member will receive a living allowance of $7,000 (pre-tax) and an education award of $3,097.50 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, housing, federal school loan forbearance, and various training opportunities.
 
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Member Duties : The Education and Outdoor Recreation Instructor will assist the Education staff as they develop and implement programming on environmental education and outdoor recreation with local schools, and promote and facilitate summer camp programs and adult outreach programs that focus on environmental education and outdoor recreation. Activities include cross country skiing, snowshoeing, flat water canoe instruction, team building, ropes course, natural science and wildlife education, mountain biking, hiking, swimming, outdoor exploration, survival skills and crafts. The position may also include stewardship projects, including tree planting and habitat restoration. This position will also include some service in the education office to support the member’s educational programming activities.
 
Program Benefits : Housing ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Education ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Environment . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
LEAP - Environmental Education/Outdoor Recreation Instructor

Program Start/End Date
01/04/2021  -   06/30/2021

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  11/09/2020  To  01/31/2021 

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

Listing ID 69380


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