Community and School Programs Facilitator-Michigan

American Youth Foundation
Shelby, MI
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Temporary/Seasonal Positions
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The American Youth Foundation's Miniwanca is looking for interesting, interested adults to join our Community and School Programs Team. This team works together to deliver experiential education programs focused on leadership development, outdoor education, and ecology and sustainability to participants of all ages. Responsibilities include: - Facilitating leadership, ecology, and community building blocks to groups of 10-12 students of various ages. -Working with the Program Coordinator and School/Community group client to deliver program in line with their intended outcomes. -Delivering fun and safe experiences in the sand dunes, on the high ropes course, canoeing on Stony Lake, and more. -Building community and establishing healthy work relationships with the seasonal and full time team at Miniwanca. -Working to maintain and improve the site between programs. -Developing individual and team projects to improve Miniwanca programming for future participants.
 Minimum Juniors/Seniors in College or 21+.  Traits of successful candidates: strong passion for positive youth development programming, willingness to learn, strong work ethic, willingness to give/receive feedback, demonstrated flexibility  Experience required: basic facilitation, work experience with youth, work experience in the outdoors  Experience optional: ropes course, lifeguarding, outdoor skills, environmental education, summer camps, wilderness programming, wilderness emergency response (WFA/WFR)  Receive broad, interdisciplinary training, orientation and experience in all aspects of year-round programming and management Check out our website at: Apply at:
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Chelsea Bernthal
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