Open Position: Educator and Summer Camp Leader

Details:

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Position Title: Educator and Summer Camp Leader (AmeriCorps)

Position Term: 680 hours between May 1 – October 31, 2020 (Start/end dates negotiable)

How To Apply: Send your resume and references to: info@lcmm.org

Note: This position is an AmeriCorps position. Successful applicants will be referred to appropriate AmeriCorps website for enrollment information.

Essential responsibilities: 

  • Implement LCMM-based history, ecology and archaeology programs in partnership with regional schools.
  • Serve as a counselor/educator at our maritime focused summer camps including on-water and under-water programs in nautical archaeology and lake ecology.
  • Design and lead new programs based on interest and LCMM’s mission

Required Minimum Qualifications, Skills, and Attributes:

At minimum the individual must meet:

  • All AmeriCorps requirements
  • All Vermont Youth Development Corps requirements
  • Pass a National Service Criminal Background Check
  • Competent swimming skills

Preferred Qualifications (Expectations, Experience, Abilities)

  • 18 years old or older
  • Access to private transportation
  • Clean driving record
  • GED, high school degree, or some college education
  • CPR, First Aid, or Life Guard certified (CPR certification may be provided depending on start date)
  • SCUBA or snorkeling experience
  • Experience working with youth, especially low-income and rural youth
  • Experience working in after school programs, summer programs, classroom teaching, mentoring, or youth development
  • Experience in communication, traditional and social media, community outreach, and public speaking
  • Familiarity with Lake Champlain or other freshwater systems

Other preferred qualifications:

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds on regular basis
  • Knowledge of boats and navigation
  • Ability to serve in evening or on weekends
  • Effective and clear communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to set healthy boundaries and priorities
  • Critical thinking and problem solving