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22-23 YMCA Earth Service Corps
 
 
 
YMCA Earth Service Corps is leadership through environmental service. The mission of YESC is to empower young people to become effective, responsible, global citizens by providing opportunities for service learning, environmental education, and cross-cultural awareness. Program Instructors serving with YMCA Earth Service Corps will play a crucial role in delivering high quality positive youth development programming to teens in the Greater Seattle Area. YESC is a multi-faceted program that combines school-based environmental clubs, service-learning projects, outdoor opportunities and regional environmental education events into a comprehensive model that minimizes barriers to participation and allows for engagement of diverse populations. Position Description: Each Program Instructor will develop youth leaders through the implementation of school-based clubs that provide opportunities for environmental education, leadership development, service-learning, and cross-cultural awareness which instill confidence, build character, and support youth in reaching their fullest potential. Program Instructors will foster strong relationships, empower youth to be effective leaders, and engage them in outdoor experiences and hands-on volunteerism that increases environmental knowledge, instills stewardship behaviors, and addresses the environmental issues facing the Puget Sound community. Minimum age is 21.
 
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Member Duties : Program Instructors will serve with 5-6 middle or high school environmental service clubs over the course of the school year, initiate and develop partnerships at new schools by identifying sites, fostering relationships, connecting with volunteer Club Advisors, and recruiting teen participants. They will coordinate with youth leaders to plan and implement environmental service-learning projects; plan and facilitate regional environmental projects including habitat restoration; outdoor opportunities including day hikes, snowshoeing, and kayaking; and educational field trips that foster strong connections between youth and the natural world; collaborate to plan four regional events including an Environmental Leaders Summit, Environmental Symposium and two Eco-Retreats. Instructors will also collaborate with staff, teen leaders, and volunteers to enhance and improve programming through the development of new curriculum, resources and community partnerships.
 
Program Benefits : Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Stipend ,  YMCA Mbrshp, Bus Pass or Mileage Reimb. . 
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education ,  Environment . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Community Organization ,  Environment ,  Team Work ,  Service-Learning ,  General Skills ,  Education ,  Youth Development ,  Communications ,  Leadership . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
22-23 YMCA Earth Service Corps

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2022  -   07/15/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  21    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  03/17/2022  To  08/01/2022 

Contact Chelsey Wheeler
309 PONTIUS AVE N
SEATTLE   WA   98109
2064661048
wscip@ESD.WA.GOV
www.ymcaearth.org

Listing ID 80574


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