The Catamount Trail Association is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a one-year full-time AmeriCorps position as Outreach and Youth Program Coordinator, beginning in September 2015.
Responsibilities include coordinating and instructing our youth ski program, recruiting, coordinating, and leading volunteers in CTA trail projects and events; instructing youth and adult cross country and backcountry ski clinics; supporting staff in CTA events; conducting outreach for CTA at local events; maintaining CTA’s website and social media; creating news releases and blog posts; and providing general office support including assistance with memberships, mailings, and database updates. This is a fun an active position that requires a can-do attitude and ample supplies of enthusiasm and energy.
The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, organized, outgoing, and self-directed individual who is willing to solve problems and take on challenging tasks. The full-time position will be a combination of outdoor and indoor work. Recreational cross-country skiing or racing experience required. Must have access to a car.
Full-time benefits include a living allowance of $15,300 (pre-tax), and an education award of $5,730 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training opportunities.
To apply, applicants must complete an online application through the MyAmeriCorps Portal. In addition to completing the online application, interested candidates are highly encouraged to send a cover letter, resume, three references, and two letters of recommendation to Amy Kelsey by July 30, 2015. Applications will not be accepted after August 17th. This is typically a very popular position. Interested applicants should submit their materials as soon as possible.