• CoolWorks
  • Grand Isle, VT
  • Bilingual/Interpretation/Translation
  • Full-Time
  • 64 Reynolds Rd

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American Sign Language Inclusion Crew Leader

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps Location:Jobs are across the great state of VermontWages/Pay:$550.00 / weekExperience:Some experience requiredStart Date:Job starts in 3 months (May 22, 2019)

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) believes young people change the world. We are looking for new 2019 Crew Leaders, over 20 years of age, who are excited to make a difference, spend time outside and work on a small team. Crew Leaders are excited and passionate about leading young people to complete conservation and farm projects, while helping them grow and enhance job and leadership skills. Over 250 young people will get paid this summer and fall to be part of VYCCs award winning Conservation and Farm programs. There are a variety of short or long-term experiences on our crews including: AmeriCorps service positions, camping crews, day crews, internships, and on-going education.

American Sign Language: We are seeking experienced leadersto spend a season guiding youth and young adults who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing in Vermont on our summer ASL spike crew. Live and work with Deaf andhard of hearingyouth to complete conservation projects and teach camping, living, work, and communication skills. ASL Crew Leader positions require ASL fluency, are three months long and start May 22 and end August 19. This fun and challenging leadership opportunity begins with a paid residential training program on VYCCs 400-acre campus in Richmond, VT. Help us expand our Award-Winning ASL Program!

Compensation : $550/week with room and board.

Additional benefits : pro-deals and discounts on outdoor gear; scholarship of $1000 available to VYCC alumni accepted to attend Sterling College; discounted tuition at Green Mountain College. Gain and hone technical and leadership skills with training and support from VYCCs experienced staff.

Requirements :

  • Applicants must be at least 20years of age
  • Applicant must be ASL Fluent
  • Must have a Wilderness First Aid (or be willing to certify, we offer the class May 20& 21)
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in a variety of situations
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work long days in challenging conditions
  • Conservation: Trail work, carpentry, and/or watershed work experience preferred
  • Leadership experience with diverse groups of young people; outdoor leadership experience preferred
  • Maturity, optimism and a sense of humor
  • Belief in VYCC's mission to teach personal responsibility
  • A good driving record and a valid driver's license held for a minimum of 3 years
  • Willingness to undergo a criminal background check

  • * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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