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2019 Field staff positions available (Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC))

Organization Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC)
Location 1949 East Main Street
Richmond, VT 05477
Description

families who are unable to afford or access fresh, nutritious food with a weekly share of locally grown produce. 

Available positions include:

AmeriCorps project lead-

This position involves both food production and programmatic aspects of the Health Care Share, including youth crews and volunteers working on the project.

During pre-season months, the member focuses on Health Care Share project planning, Food & Finance curriculum refinement, and preparing for youth crews. During the summer field season, the member will coordinate project details and logistics, facilitate Food & Finance classes, and provide a productive, safe working environment for youth crews to grow and deliver Health Care Shares to partnering medical centers. During the Fall season, the member will coordinate the remaining weeks of the Health Care Share, including arranging and leading projects for volunteers and after school youth crews

AmeriCorps Crew leader-

Leading a crew is an adventure unlike any you’ve ever had before! As a teacher, work supervisor, and a role model, you will be responsible for building a community, ensuring your crew’s health and safety, and teaching life and job skills. By professionally managing your work project and ensuring high-quality standards, you’ll stretch your comfort zones and bask in the sweet rewards that follow.

AmeriCorps Leadership Development crew:

Members live in yurts or lean-tos with their crew evenings and weekends, and participate in the Health Care Share project. Crews are co-ed and consist of up to eight Corps Members who come together from all walks of life to build strong bonds with each other and the surrounding environment. They work together to learn and practice sustainable agriculture, food security projects, and complete nutrition and cooking courses.

Compensation: AmeriCorps members receive a weekly living allowance, farm fresh food, and earn a Segal Education Award at the completion of service. Limited housing is available; please inquire to learn more.

* We are looking for adult leaders who are ready for a challenge and enjoy working with young people as teachers, mentors, supervisors, and role models. Excellent leadership is the most crucial factor in determining a crew’s success.

VYCC fills positions on a rolling basis: With any additional questions contact Andrew at Andrew.whitehead@vycc.org and Kyle at Kyle.weatherhogg@vycc.org

 

Date Posted December 27th, 2018
Deadline Open until filled
Categories Food Production
Type Full Time
Compensation Compensation: AmeriCorps members receive a weekly living allowance, farm fresh food, and earn a Segal Education Award at the completion of service. Limited housing is available; please inquire to learn more.
How to Apply Email Andrew and Kyle: Andrew.whitehead@vycc.org Kyle.Weatherhogg@vycc.org

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