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Trail Builder & Steward - Catamount Trail Assoc./VHCB
The CTA is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a seasonal AmeriCorps position as Trail Builder & Steward during the summer field season. This person will participate in, coordinate, and lead hands-on trail work several days per week, which may include trail clearing, bridge construction, erosion control measures, easement monitoring, parcel identification, and/or mapping work. In addition, they will play a role in recruiting volunteers and interns to assist with these projects, and in sharing accomplishments through the CTA website and other social media platforms. The Catamount Trail Association (CTA) is a passionate group of backcountry skiers and outdoor enthusiasts. We’ve been breaking trail since 1984, creating North America’s longest backcountry ski trail and pioneering innovative recreation projects throughout Vermont. Our mission is to expand access to Vermont’s backcountry because we believe days spent in the mountains with friends are powerful, and that those experiences should be open to everyone. We are advocates, volunteers, supporters, and trailblazers working to steward the Catamount Trail, manage backcountry ski terrain, permanently protect mountain lands, and expand equitable access to skiing. By building trails, community, and opportunity we connect people to Vermont’s mountain landscape. Position begins May 30th, 2023 and ends August 31st, 2023. This position is Quarter Time: Requires 455 hours of service for an average of 40 hours per week for 13 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $6,750 (pre-tax), and an education award of $1,718.25 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities. To Apply:
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Member Duties : • Maintain the Catamount Trail corridor, treadway, access trails, & signs. • Lead volunteers: Help manage logistics, planning schedules, & group dynamics. • Build & maintain structures such as small bridges, culverts, waterbars, & drainage ditches using hand tools. • Conduct monitoring visits to private & public l& under trail easement. • Prepare for & follow up on volunteer trail workdays, including equipment maintenance & cleaning, record keeping, purchasing supplies, & communicating w/ volunteers. • Conduct basic GIS (Geographic Information Systems) mapping & data collection w/ GPS unit • Develop volunteer communications such as workday calendars, website, & social media content • Track volunteer hrs & attributes in a database, & recognize volunteer contributions. • Participate in an Independent Service Project under the guidance of VHCB AmeriCorps • Participate in all VHCB AmeriCorps Events & Program Initiatives.
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Training . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Environment ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
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Trail Builder & Steward - Catamount Trail Assoc./VHCB

Program Start/End Date
05/30/2023  -   08/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  02/21/2023  To  05/26/2023 

Contact Courtney Dickerson
1 Mill St
Burlington   VT   05401

Listing ID 89940