Winter/Spring Term AmeriCorps Field Education Service – Wyoming

Agency
Teton Sciecne Schools
Location
Jackson, WY
Job Category
Internships
Salary
Segal Educational Award
Start Date
01/08/2018
Last Date to Apply
01/08/2018
Website
https://www.tetonscience.org/index.cfm?id=employment&articleID=C006687F-1422-0A0A-8CFB915F388CD0B6
Description
The goal of this service term is to empower AmeriCorps members to build the capacity of Teton Science Schools and other nonprofits and government agencies in Jackson, Wyoming, thereby increasing STEM literacy in the community.  In additional to developing and implementing projects that are key to maintaining quality programming at TSS, AmeriCorps members help teach visiting school groups that come to campus through Field Education programs, and spend a good portion of their days outside.
Qualifications
Characteristics essential for an AmeriCorps Member at Teton Science Schools:
Passion for nature and education
Ability and willingness to take initiative, solve problems and multi-task effectively and with humor
Ability to facilitate large/small groups of adults, families, and kids of all ages
Ability to work both independently and cooperatively
Willingness to work long hours, split shifts and untraditional work weeks
Qualifications and Regulations of Teton Science Schools:
Minimum age of 21 for all volunteers and employees
Maintain current CPR, First Aid, and AED certification throughout the service term dates (re-certification during the term of service is acceptable, but all interns MUST have obtained initial certification prior to their start date)
Maintain a valid driver’s license with no DUI and no more than 2 moving violations in the last 3 years
Must be able to manage risk and make leadership decisions at all times
You may NOT have another job during your service term—work hours and schedules are too diverse to accommodate another job outside of the internship
Days off will be scheduled into your position. You will need to adjust within these days to plan a vacation or trip.
Qualifications and Regulations of AmeriCorps:
Must be a United States citizen, a United States national, or a legal permanent resident of the United States
Must have obtained a high school diploma/equivalency certificate
Contact Person
Katie Hoskinson and Emily Hager
Contact Phone
307.733.1313
Contact eMail
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