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VHCB AmeriCorps - Environmental Educator (VINS)
VINS Mission: Motivating Individuals and Communities to Care for the Environment through Education, Research and Avian Wildlife Rehabilitation Position Goals: VINS Environmental Educators deliver live raptor and Vermont natural history programs at the VINS Nature Center in Quechee, Vermont and through our Outreach program to other sites around the region. Service Conditions: Service is to be performed both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions. Work hours may vary and will include weekends and some evenings. Position begins September 10th, 2018 and ends August 9th, 2019. 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 $20,400 (pre-tax), and an education award of $5,920 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training opportunities. For complete position description:
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Member Duties : • • Present educational programs, many of which involve live animals (mainly raptors), to audiences of all ages (e.g., on-site daily programs, school tours, camps, Road Scholar programs, and outreaches such as resort programs, fairs, public relations events). • Organize and facilitate special onsite educational events. • Schedule and develop new programs as appropriate with education staff. • Train volunteers in the care of resident and rehab birds. • Train volunteers in the appropriate handling of education raptors. • Help design, fabricate and install new education exhibits. • Help with care, cleaning, training and handling of raptors, reptiles, and amphibians used in programs. • Participate in an Independent Service Project under the guidance of VHCB AmeriCorps • Participate in VHCB AmeriCorps Trainings, Service Days, Events, and Program Initiatives. For full position description please visit:
Program Benefits : Health Coverage ,  Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Environment ,  Public Safety . 
Skills :
Environment ,  General Skills ,  Public Speaking . 
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VHCB AmeriCorps - Environmental Educator (VINS)

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/02/2018  To  07/27/2018 

Contact Chris Collier
Vermont Institute Of Natural Science
Quechee   VT   05059

Listing ID 7645