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VHCB AmeriCorps - Environmental and Outreach Educator (Aud)
 
 
 
Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education, and on-the-ground conservation action. What defines Audubon’s unique value is a powerful grassroots network of nearly 500 local chapters, 23 state offices, 43 Audubon Centers, Important Bird Area Programs in 46 states, and 700 staff across the country. The Green Mountain Audubon Center (GMAC) in Huntington, VT hosts the state office of Audubon Vermont (AV). The Audubon Center’s 255 acres of conserved land provides a unique setting to host natural science education programs for schools, families, adults, teachers, and the greater community. The Audubon Center’s education programs reach up to 6,000 individuals on an annual basis, providing people with direct experiences in nature. Our programs are outdoors, science- and conservation-based, interactive, and lead participants to take action to help protect birds, other wildlife, and their habitats. Service locations are varied. Majority will take place at the Green Mountain Audubon Center in Huntington, Vermont and at times member will travel to local schools and other venues within the Center’s service area. Service will be performed indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions. Service hours may vary and will include some weekends and evenings. Position begins September 10th, 2018 and ends August 9th, 2019. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,700 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 11 months. Member will receive a living allowance of $17,850 (pre-tax), and an education award of $5,815 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training opportunities. For complete position description: http://www.vhcb.org/americorps/menu_events/positions/
 
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Member Duties : Essential Functions: • Teach environmental education programs for audiences ages birth to adult; • Co-develop and teach summer day camps for children ages 3-12, mentor and supervise teen counselors-in-training; • Teach outreach programs for schools, camps, and other groups; • Collaborate with the Audubon Center Director, Education Coordinator, and Professional Teacher/Naturalists to achieve outreach and education goals; • Build the Audubon Center’s capacity for hosting service-learning programs for grades K-12; • Improve volunteer management procedures, recruitment of volunteers, tracking of volunteer hours and services, and volunteer recognition; • Deliver new Plants for Birds projects in Burlington, VT. Engage new audiences in this community to engage in community science projects focused on becoming a bird-friendly city. For full position description please visit: http://www.vhcb.org/americorps/menu_events/positions/
 
Program Benefits : Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Health ,  Environment ,  Education ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach . 
 
Skills :
Environment ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  General Skills ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
VHCB AmeriCorps - Environmental and Outreach Educator (Aud)

Program Start/End Date
09/10/2018  -   08/09/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/15/2018  To  08/24/2018 

Contact Debbie Archer
Audubon Vermont
Huntington   VT   05462
8024764493 x214
francis@vhcb.org
www.vhcb.org/americorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 32475


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