Youth Education Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

  • TerraCorps
  • Multiple Locations in MA
  • Nov 14, 2019
Temporary Communication - Public Outreach

Job Description

TerraCorps works at the intersection of the land trust and urban agriculture movements to create a future where land is the foundation of health and well-being for ALL people in EVERY community.

Join TerraCorps and spend 8 months serving with one of our nonprofit partners (Eagle Eye Institute, Mount Grace Land Conservation Trust, Mass Audubon Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Wareham Land Trust). This winter we are looking for three members to join our team as Youth Education Coordinators for an 8-month term of service (December 2019-July 24th, 2020)! As a Member you will receive a living stipend, education award, and additional AmeriCorps benefits.

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.

Job Level

Volunteer  

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

$10,741 living allowance, $4,266 education award, and additional AmeriCorps benefits

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