VINS Education Position Contact Us 802.359.5000 firstname.lastname@example.org Nature Center Hours VINS Nature Center 10am to 4pm Daily Wild Bird Rehab is Open Accepting Calls Only 802.359.5000 x212 8am to 4pm Get Directions Afterschool, Nature Camp & Adult Education Coordinator The Afterschool, Nature Camp and Adult Education Coordinator is responsible for developing, coordinating and teaching afterschool programs as well as supporting all activities of VINS Nature Camp and expanding adult education offerings. The position requires excellent team relations, customer service, organizational and communication skills and experience in lesson planning and group management. This is a position with significant opportunities to assume responsibilities across a wide range of administrative and program development activities. REPORTS TO: Lead, Nature Camp and Adult Education JOB LOCATION: VINS Nature Center, 149 Natures Way, Quechee, Vermont Afterschool Program (During School Year) Manage logistics for the execution of afterschool programs with school administrators and other afterschool partnersPlan, prepare, and teach inquiry-based and engaging natural science and STEM lessons for afterschool programsImplement registration system for afterschool participants, manage registrations, collect and maintain student documents and attendance recordsRegularly evaluate program’s success through student, parent and school survey dataRecruit new schools and students to participate in afterschool programs to expand offeringsDevelop, create, purchase, and maintain materials for afterschool programsMaintain effective communication with parents/guardians, school administrators and other afterschool partnersProvide the highest level of customer service to students, and parents/guardians, before, during and after their participation in VINS Afterschool Program Nature Camp (On-going) Assist with the administration, management, and supervision of VINS Nature Camp including: registering participants, supporting daily camp operations, providing behavior management and disciplinary intervention, and maintaining and creating program materialsOversee the Leaders in Training (L-I-T) volunteer program throughout the year: fielding applicants, scheduling L-I-Ts for volunteer weeks, and supervising preparation and execution of L-I-T curriculum Adult Programs (On-going) Assist with scheduling, marketing, and registering participants for adult education workshops and eventsWork with Lead Nature Camp and Adult Education to expand adult program offerings bringing additional focus to and raising awareness of current issues including climate change and wildlife conservation Requirements & Qualifications Minimum 21 years of ageEducation: Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred. Experience in the following fields is preferred but not required: education, recreation/outdoor management, environmental science/studiesPrevious work experience with camp programs or in other educational settings and skill in group leadership and behavior managementFamiliarity and comfort with teaching natural science and STEM topics to children of all age groupsExcellent organizational, communication, and customer service skillsAbility to work well independently and as part of a teamAbility to carry bulky, heavy teaching equipment (up to 40 lbs)Current driver’s license and clean driving recordAbility to lead educational activities over diverse terrain and in all weather conditionsCurrent CPR and First Aid certificationWorking knowledge of the following: Microsoft Excel and Word, understanding of database systems and general computer literacy All VINS staff working directly with children are subject to a thorough background check, including fingerprinting and a criminal record check. Compensation & Work Schedule Full-time positionCompensation: $17.00+ per hourThe regular work week is 40 hours, some evening and weekend work is required Application To apply for this position, send cover letter, resume, and a list of 3 references to Sarah Strew, Lead, Nature Camp and Adult Programs at email@example.com. Position post date: November 2022 VINS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supported by membership dues, admission and program fees, donations, and grants.