LCMM Educator/Summer Camp Leader (Americorps 910hrs)

Position Title: LCMM Educator/Summer Camp Leader

Position Term: 910 hours between Feb. 15-Oct. 31, 2019 (Start/end dates negotiable)

How To Apply: Apply by sending resume, including references to:

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

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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)

  • 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.