AmeriCorps Environmental Educator for our Farm, Food, & Forest Program
Our Farm, Food, & Forest program nurtures children’s and adults’ relationship with the environment through afterschool programs, garden education, cooking classes, a nature-based summer camp, and more. With a focus on food systems and the environment, our AmeriCorps Environmental Educators will engage children, youth, and adults by implementing a variety of activities in diverse settings throughout their service. Examples of programs include overseeing and maintaining school gardens in Lancaster, NH and Lunenburg, VT and working with classroom teachers to implement gardening and nutrition lessons. Planning and leading groups of children between the ages of 6-14 in nature and gardening activities during our After School programs, Vacation and Summer Camps. Members will also work with local high school students through our monthly Environmental Leadership Mentoring program that will engage them in current environmental issues with relation to food systems, climate change, social, and environmental justice. Finally, our members will assist our Gleaning Coordinator to work with food insecure individuals and families by presenting food and nutrition programs that will include tastings and cooking demos.
Details about AmeriCorps and the position can be found HERE.
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We are always looking for volunteers (individuals or groups) to help out with our North Country Gleaners program. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.