Community Science & Chapter Engagement Specialist

Audubon Vermont

Huntington, Vermont

Job Type AmeriCorps
Salary Details $25,500.00
Deadline Jul 30, 2022
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

This is an opportunity to do some creative thinking to keep VTers engaged in outdoor education, to help them plug into their passions of conservation, & to help Audubon VT build a strong community science program state-wide. This member will focus on building our community science program to have a statewide reach & will work closely w/ Audubon chapters as well as our education & conservation teams to do so. If you have an interest in community engagement & environmental education, apply today! Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds & other wildlife & the habitat that supports them. Audubon’s mission is engaging people in conservation on a hemispheric scale through science, policy, education, & on-the-ground conservation action. In VT, Audubon has five chapters located across the state.

These chapters are already engaged in environmental education & community science, but are entirely volunteer-based, & are eager for additional support & assistance. VT is also the location of the Green Mountain Audubon Center (GMAC) in Huntington, VT, which hosts the state office of Audubon VT (AV). The Audubon Center’s education programs now reach upwards of 6,000 individuals on an annual basis, both at GMAC & around the state, thanks largely to the increased capacity afforded by AmeriCorps members & the creative thinking they bring to our program of. Position begins September 7th, 2022 and ends August 11th, 2023

This position is Full Time: Requires 1,720 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 48 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $25,500 (pre-tax), and an education award of $6,495 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities. To Apply: https://vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps/positions 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must be submitted online through the AmeriCorps portal:

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?fromSearch=true&id=107609 

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