Are you passionate about inspiring the next generation of environmental leaders? Translate your passion to action with YMCA Earth Service Corps (YESC). YESC is seeking to fill multiple AmeriCorps community service positions to start in September 2018.
Cascade People's Center address: 309 Pontius Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Program Description: YMCA Earth Service Corps is leadership through environmental service. The mission of YESC is to empower young people to become effective, responsible, global citizens by providing opportunities for service learning, environmental education, and cross-cultural awareness. Program Instructors serving with YMCA Earth Service Corps will play a crucial role in delivering high quality positive youth development programming to teens in the Greater Seattle Area. YESC is a multi-faceted program that combines school-based environmental clubs, service-learning projects, outdoor opportunities and regional environmental education events into a comprehensive model that minimizes barriers to participation and allows for engagement of diverse populations.
Position Description: Each Program Instructor will develop youth leaders through the implementation of school-based clubs that provide opportunities for environmental education, leadership development, service-learning, and cross-cultural awareness which instill confidence, build character, and support youth in reaching their fullest potential. Program Instructors will foster strong relationships, empower youth to be effective leaders, and engage them in outdoor experiences and hands-on volunteerism that increases environmental knowledge, instills stewardship behaviors, and addresses the environmental issues facing the Puget Sound community.
Program Instructors will:
Eligibility: Applicants must be at least 21 years old; BA or BS preferred. For more information on the AmeriCorps program, visit www.americorps.gov
For more information about YESC’s positions and other positions available through the YMCA’s Camping and Outdoor Leadership Branch, visit www.campingandoutdoorleadership.org.
This position will require willingness to engage in outdoor program activities including habitat restoration, service projects, hikes, kayaking, snowshoeing, etc. in all weather conditions. Some evening and weekend hours are required. This position may require a vehicle.
Application: Interested individuals are encouraged to visit the AmeriCorps National posting to apply: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=80574&fromSearch=true. For more information about YMCA Earth Service Corps or the position, please contact us at email@example.com or 206-587-6116.
Application deadline is August 1st, 2018.
The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on results of a background check and drug screening, including screening for marijuana.