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23-24 YMCA Earth Service Corps
This is an AmeriCorps national service position. It is contingent on funding and open until filled. YMCA Earth Service Corps (YESC) is leadership through environmental service. YESC empowers young people to become effective, responsible, global citizens by providing opportunities for service learning, environmental education, and cross-cultural awareness. Program Instructors play a crucial role in delivering high-quality positive youth development programming to teens in the Greater Seattle area. This multi-faceted program combines school-based environmental clubs, service-learning projects, and regional outdoor and environmental education events into a comprehensive model that minimizes barriers to participation and allows for engagement of diverse populations. Each Program Instructor will mentor and develop youth leaders by implementing school-based clubs that provide opportunities for environmental education, leadership development, service-learning, and cross-cultural awareness which instill confidence, build character, and support youth in reaching their fullest potential. Program Instructors will foster strong relationships, empower youth to be effective leaders, and engage them in outdoor experiences and hands-on volunteerism that increases environmental knowledge, instills stewardship, and addresses environmental issues.
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Member Duties : Program Instructors will serve with 5-6 middle or high school environmental service clubs over the course of the school year, initiate and develop partnerships at new schools by identifying sites, fostering relationships, connecting with volunteer Club Advisors, and recruiting teen participants. They will coordinate with youth leaders to plan and implement environmental service-learning projects; plan and facilitate regional environmental projects including habitat restoration; outdoor opportunities including day hikes, snowshoeing, and kayaking; and educational field trips that foster strong connections between youth and the natural world; collaborate to plan four regional events including an Environmental Leaders Summit, Environmental Symposium and two Eco-Retreats. Instructors will also collaborate with staff, teen leaders, and volunteers to enhance and improve programming through the development of new curriculum, resources and community partnerships.
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  YMCA Mbrshp, Bus Pass or Mileage Reimb. ,  Stipend ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training . 
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 :
General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Environment ,  Youth Development ,  Service-Learning . 
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23-24 YMCA Earth Service Corps

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2023  -   07/15/2024

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  04/13/2023  To  10/15/2023 

Contact Chelsey Wheeler
309 Pontius Ave N
Seattle   WA   98109
(206) 466-1048

Listing ID 80574