Organization: Severson Dells Nature Center
Job Type: Education & Programming, Full-Time
Location: Rockford, IL
Salary: $14,000 living stipend, $6,095 education award.
The goal of this service term is to empower AmeriCorps members to build the capacity of Severson Dells Nature Center to grow science literacy in northern Illinois. Service members develop and implement projects that are key to maintaining quality programming at Severson Dells and teach visiting school groups. Service members may also work with an additional community partner organization at which to complete an additional project that furthers science literacy within the community. Members will receive training on local ecology, best practices in environmental education and science literacy, and group management techniques. Service at Severson Dells will also provide opportunities for members to participate in professional development with the Environmental Education Association of Illinois. Service times are typically Tues.- Sat. 8am-3pm during the school year and 8am-4pm during the summer. There are some variations to this, but this tends to be standard.
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Closing Date: 09/23/2019