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LEAP QT Environmental Ed and Outdoor Recreation Instructor
This position is part of the Lyndon Economic opportunity AmeriCorps Program (LEAP). LEAP is a national service program that places AmeriCorps members with non-profit organizations throughout the Northeast Kingdom (NEK) of Vermont to support those organizations in expanding their services that many communities rely on. LEAP supports their members in their path to educational and career attainment through direct service, on-going trainings, and professional development opportunities offered during the service year. This is a Quarter Time (QT position that requires 450 hours of service. 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. 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'. The qualified applicant will have a positive attitude, high energy, exhibit patience and flexibility and excellent communication and leadership skills, and demonstrate experience leading groups of youth in an outdoor setting. Applicants must have a commitment to serving with youth in the outdoors, and possess a strong sense of stewardship of the natural environment. This organization requires all staff and AmeriCorps members to be fully vaccinated prior to employment or service term.
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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 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, and assisting the care of wildlife ambassador animals. This position will also include some service in the education office to support the member’s educational programming activities.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Housing ,  Living Allowance . 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Children/Youth ,  Education . 
Skills :
Fine Arts/Crafts ,  Leadership ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  General Skills ,  Education . 
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AmeriCorps State / National

LEAP QT Environmental Ed and Outdoor Recreation Instructor

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  05/15/2024 

Contact Hannah Nelson
1001 College Rd
Lyndonville   VT   05851
802 626 6638

Listing ID 72956


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