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VHCB AmeriCorps - Environmental Educator (NBNC)
 
 
 
The North Branch Nature Center is an environmental education center that aims to connect people of all ages to the natural world. NBNC aims to inspire and teach people about the wonders of nature through outdoor experiences, stewardship, citizen science projects, and lessons in natural history. Our Americorps members will help to demonstrate and share our mission by teaching, organizing community events, and helping with ongoing citizen science projects. Desired Qualifications: - Some teaching experience and strong public speaking skills. - High comfort level working outside with groups - General knowledge of New England natural history - Ability to work independently or as part of a team - Strong organizational skills and work ethic Service is to be performed primarily outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. Service will require frequent hikes over uneven and steep terrain. Position begins September 11th, 2017 and ends August 10th, 2018. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,700 hours and serves approximately 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: • Co-teach elementary students through our Educating Children Outdoors program in local public schools and collaborate with teachers • Co-teach Forest Preschool programs at NBNC • Co-teach afterschool programs at NBNC • Plan and teach summer camp programs at NBNC for children ages 4-14 • Host and speak at public events representing NBNC and our mission • Conduct citizen projects at NBNC and around the state of Vermont
 
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Environment ,  Children/Youth . 
 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Education ,  Environment ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
VHCB AmeriCorps - Environmental Educator (NBNC)

Program Start/End Date
09/11/2017  -   08/10/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  200

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/03/2017  To  08/31/2017 

Contact Carrie Riker
713 Elm St
Montpelier   VT   05602
802-229-6206
erin@vhcb.org
www.vhcb.org/americorps
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 587


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