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LEAP - QT Summer Early Educator at Fairbanks
This position is part of the Lyndon Economic opportunity AmeriCorps Program (LEAP). LEAP is a state AmeriCorps program that places members with non-profit organizations throughout the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont to support those organizations in expanding services that many communities rely on. LEAP members provide direct service in the form of educational programming to PreK-12 Youth in STEAM subject areas and early literacy projects. LEAP supports members through trainings and professional development opportunities throughout their service term. The Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium leads innovative, inquiry based youth education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) for the Northeast Kingdom (NEK) and Vermont. The goal of this position will be to develop one hour classes and events which inspire K-8th grade students about the natural world. This service includes classroom and planetarium instruction on specific subjects as laid out by the Director of Programs and STEM Lab Director. This position has potential for housing at the museum on a first come first serve basis.
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Member Duties : -Assist museum staff in facilitating nature-based education camp for children ages 4 to 8 -Plan and provide daily STEAM activities for extended day camp program (12pm-3pm) -Help keep classroom attractive and organized to maximize student learning opportunities -Keep communication current with museum staff -Treat children, parents, other teachers and volunteers with respect and dignity -Exhibit enthusiasm for our mission through playing outdoors and & engaging children in nature based activities Alternative remote service tasks if closed due to COVID-19 and/or May 15th-June 1st when the museum opens: -Curriculum development for Discovery Camp (4 full weeks) plus extended day activities and KampIWannaHavFun (5 weeks) -Provide information for the outdoor native butterfly house and create a visitor guide -Assist with online educational programming for youth and community members, such as we are doing now. -Aid STEM Lab camps if they take place.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
Skills :
Youth Development ,  Education ,  Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Environment ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
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LEAP - QT Summer Early Educator at Fairbanks

Program Start/End Date
05/11/2020  -   08/15/2020

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  


Accepting Applications
From  04/24/2020  To  05/11/2020 

Contact Danielle Hume
1001 College Rd
Lyndonville   VT   05851

Listing ID 69371