08 Aug
Children's Services Associate (White River Junction)
Vermont, Vermont

The Upper Valley Haven is looking for a Children’s Services Associate to help support and foster growth and resiliency in children. In the Haven’s afterschool and summer programs, you’ll gain valuable skills and experience mentoring children with complex needs. If you like to play games, laugh out loud and just have plain old fun, this position will deliver!

The objective of the Children’s Services Associate position is to aid the Children’s Program Coordinator in expanding the Children’s Service’s Program to provide more development and enrichment opportunities for youth and their families. Our Afterschool Program and Summer Youth Program have been very well utilized. We are very interested in the continued facilitation of our programs for toddlers, pre-school aged children and their families. Development of programming in the family shelter to provide new opportunities for families and their children. In order to sustain and expand the children’s programming, the Children’s Program Coordinator would benefit from assistance in program implementation. It would also be the role of the Children’s Services Associate to work with volunteers to facilitate the additional enrichment programs to ensure program sustainability. We would also like the Children’s Services Associate to work with the staff to help facilitate sustainable programming for the children in the family shelter.

This position is part of the Vermont Housing & Conservation Board AmeriCorps (VHCB AmeriCorps). The VHCB AmeriCorps program supports the innovative dual-goal approach to creating stable affordable housing opportunities for Vermont residents while preserving the natural and working landscape.

Position begins September 9th, 2020 and ends August 13th, 2021

This position is Full Time: Requires 1,720 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 48 weeks. Member will receive a living allowance of $20,400 (pre-tax), and an education award of $6,195 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service. Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.

See full position description at https://www.vhcb.org/our-programs/vhcb-americorps/positions

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