Youth Education Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

  • TerraCorps
  • Wareham, MA; Athol, MA; Florence, MA; Hardwick, MA; Attleboro, MA; Boston, MA; Plymouth, MA
  • Jul 09, 2019
Full time Biology - Ecology Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Education - Interpretation Outdoor Recreation - Guides- Trails - Wilderness Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

TerraCorps is an innovative national service program that prepares and mobilizes emerging leaders to help communities conserve and secure land for the health and well-being of people and nature. We do this by supporting AmeriCorps members who serve with nonprofit organizations across the state to tackle issues around land access, urban agriculture, and conservation. This year we are looking for Members to join our team and serve as Youth Education Coordinators!

Youth Education Coordinators (YEC) build the long-term capacity of their Service Site by engaging youth in service learning, experiential education, and inquiry-based science and nature learning projects. They collaborate with schools, libraries, and youth groups on projects that connect young people to the natural world, improve science literacy, and encourage healthy lifestyles. By serving with youth in an outdoor learning environment, they reinforce the connection between people, nature, and community and foster an inclusive land stewardship ethic in future generations.

Members serve in full-time (38 hour/week), 11-month positions from August 26th, 2019- July 24th, 2020. These 1,700-hour AmeriCorps positions receive a living allowance and are eligible for an education award, and additional AmeriCorps benefits. Application specifics, position descriptions, and additional information about how to apply can be found at www.terracorps.org/become-a-member/. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

AmeriCorps programs provide equal service opportunities. TerraCorps will recruit and select persons for all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive community. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and varying experiences. We will provide reasonable accommodations for interviews and services upon request. TerraCorps is a grant program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Job Level

Entry-level  

Salary

$14,600 living allowance, $6,095 education award, and additional AmeriCorps benefits

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