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VYDC - Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Educator - Summer
 
 
 
PROGRAM: VT Youth Development Corps members promote hope, justice, and wellbeing for all VT youth. Their service supports innovative initiatives at nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and schools that foster positive youth development and build resilience in youth, helping them avoid opioid use and other unhealthy behaviors. Website: VermontYouthAmeriCorps.org SITE: The Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (LCMM) preserves and shares the rich history of the Lake Champlain region by connecting the Lake’s past, present, and future through research, exhibits, educational programs, and the preservation of historic resources. We offer year-round education programs, including school programs, boat building, summer camps, a Maritime Research Institute, afterschool programming, rowing teams, replica vessels, courses, and workshops. The AmeriCorps member position includes the following: (1) Serve as a counselor/educator at our maritime-focused summer camps including on-water and under-water programs; (2) Implement on-site ecology, history, and archaeology programs at our Lake Champlain campus and surrounding watershed; (3) Implement Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics-focused (STEAM) afterschool programs that emphasize outdoor adventure; (4) Support boat building programs for students with diverse learning abilities; and (5) Design and lead new programs based on member interest and LCMM’s mission. LCMM is located in Vergennes, VT.
 
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Member Duties : The VYDC-Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Educator AmeriCorps Members are key players in our educational programs. Members teach and mentor students, lead school groups, create curricula and lead maritime adventure summer camps. Members encourage teamwork and model healthy lifestyle choices by teaching students fun ways to learn from and enjoy every aspect of the Lake Champlain watershed. Service includes rowing programs, snorkeling lessons, communication with program partners, outreach to schools and teachers, and research of history and archaeology content. Members’ service has an impact on all departments of LCMM, including helping to create exhibits, organizing and hosting events, and assisting with crewing replica boats during off-site tours with educational groups. Minimum Age: 18. Reliable private transportation required; valid license. Ability to swim is required.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Some assistance securing housing ,  Training . 
 
Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Community Outreach ,  Children/Youth ,  Environment ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Writing/Editing ,  Environment ,  First Aid ,  Ability to swim required. ,  Public Speaking ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Team Work ,  Education ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Computers/Technology . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
VYDC - Lake Champlain Maritime Museum Educator - Summer

Program Start/End Date
05/01/2020  -   09/30/2020

Work Schedule Part Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations VERMONT  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  01/07/2020  To  05/31/2020 

Contact Olivia Gotaski
38 Elm St
Montpelier   VT   05602
802-229-9151
vydc.recruitment@wcysb.org
vermontyouthamericorps.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 85755


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