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VHCB AmeriCorps -Outreach and Youth Program Coord. (CTA)
The Catamount Trail Association (CTA) is a non-profit, member-driven organization that develops, manages, and conserves the Catamount Trail, a public-access ski trail that runs the length of Vermont from Massachusetts to Canada. The CTA builds partnerships to support the Trail, and fosters awareness and stewardship of Vermont's diverse landscapes through promotion and use of the Trail. Founded in 1984, the organization also advocates backcountry and cross-country skiing for the quality of life, recreational, health, economic and educational benefits they provide. The CTA is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a one-year full-time AmeriCorps position as Outreach and Youth Program Coordinator. The primary goals and responsibilities of the position include coordinating and instructing our growing youth ski program, recruiting, coordinating, and leading volunteers in CTA trail projects and events, instructing youth and adult educational workshops; and providing general office support. This is a fun an active position that requires a can-do attitude and ample supplies of enthusiasm and energy. This position requires extended time outdoors in cold weather, lifting and carrying equipment and supplies for events, and some weekend and evening commitments. Position begins September 11th, 2017 and ends August 31th, 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 the full position description:
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Member Duties : Essential Functions: • Coordinating and instructing CTA’s Youth Ski Education Program, maintaining and updating curriculum: • Recruiting, coordinating, and leading volunteers in CTA trail building and maintenance projects and CTA events, including youth, college outing clubs, and others, and for office projects; • Performing outreach and stewardship education in support of CTA programs, representing CTA at events; • Assisting with communications and registrations before events, helping coordinate and host events. Additional outreach work may entail marketing and advertising, communicating with landowners who host the trail, promoting collaborative efforts among organizations/programs, and sponsorship efforts; • Providing support with membership assistance, direct mailing, and database updates as relevant to service position; For full position description please visit:
Program Benefits : Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Education ,  Health ,  Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Environment ,  Neighborhood Revitalization ,  Children/Youth . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Environment ,  Writing/Editing . 
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VHCB AmeriCorps -Outreach and Youth Program Coord. (CTA)

Program Start/End Date
09/11/2017  -   08/31/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  200

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/03/2017  To  08/01/2018 

Contact Amy Kelsey
Catamount Trails Association
Burlington   VT   05401

Listing ID 594