Job Opening: Educator/Summer Camp Leader (AmeriCorps Position)

Kris Jarrett Careers & Other Opportunities

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Position Title:  LCMM Educator/Summer Camp Leader

Position Term: 455 hours from May 1-September 30, 2018

Apply by sending resume, including references to:  info@lcmm.org

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 and be cleared through a National Service Criminal Background Check.

Preferred Qualifications (Expectations, Experience, Abilities)

Expectations — Minimum Age: 18; Access to private transportation; Clean Driving Record; Minimum Level of Education (GED, high school, or some college); Certifications: CPR, First Aid, Life Guard). CPR will be provided; Other: Competent swimming skill is required.

Experience working with youth, especially low-income and rural youth

Experience in afterschool programs; summer programs; classroom teaching; mentoring, youth development

Experience in communication: Traditional and social media; Community outreach; 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; Communicate effectively (written and verbal); Set healthy boundaries; Think critically and problem solve.