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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 11th, 2017 and ends August 10th, 2018. This position is Full Time: Requires 1,700 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for one year. Member will receive a living allowance of $16,320 (pre-tax), and an education award of $5,775 (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). • Lead interpretive nature walks for the public including tours of the Quechee Gorge. • Organize and facilitate special onsite educational events. • Help education staff to schedule and develop new programs as appropriate. • 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. 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 working at another job during off hours ,  Uniforms provided and required ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
Service Areas :
Public Safety ,  Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Community and Economic Development . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  General Skills ,  Environment . 
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VHCB AmeriCorps - Environmental Educator (VINS)

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

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  None

Program Locations VERMONT  

Accepting Applications
From  06/02/2017  To  08/31/2017 

Contact Chris Collier
Vermont Institute Of Natural Science
Quechee   VT   05059

Listing ID 7645