The Middlebury College Center for Community Engagement invites graduating seniors to apply to our full-time AmeriCorps VISTA positions (August 2020-August 2021). Please learn more at go/ccevista. Apply via Handshake. Priority deadline for applications is May 29th.
Do you want to support college students’ experiential, community-based learning? Interested in social justice work at the youth development level? We seek two motivated, organized, and compassionate individuals for two, one-year VISTA positions at Middlebury College. The VISTAs will work closely with the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) team to help coordinate and advise youth and mentoring student service organizations such as Community Friends, DREAM, Page One Literacy Project, Middlebury College Access Mentors, Wild Midd, STEAM Girls, and Nutrition Outreach and Mentoring. The VISTAs will help build capacity in programs and community partnerships that improve college aspirations and success and help Addison County children thrive. The VISTA members will also support communications initiatives in the Center for Community Engagement to promote local and global community-connected opportunities. They will supervise college student interns and collaboratively create social media posts, blog posts, weekly e-newsletters, library displays, and other communications efforts that reach multiple stakeholders.
Thank you for considering these opportunities. Email Kailee (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
Please join a Handshake event for The Literacy Lab on May 7th at 5 PM to listen to a live webinar presented by one of their Recruitment Associates, Aja. There, you will hear about their mission to ensure all students – no matter where they are from – can become proficient readers (with your help!) and pursue life long success. They will also go over the basic aspects of their program and what it means to serve as a tutor for an academic year. There will also be a Q & A portion of the presentation, so come with questions!
Questions before the webinar begins? Reach out to them at email@example.com for more information. We hope to see you there!
Urban Teachers will be on-campus this Wednesday. If you are interested to visit with Torin Peterson to learn more, he’ll be at CCI in Adirondack House between 12 and 4pm on Wednesday. Please RSVP here to let him know – thanks!
You can learn more about Urban Teachers here and via the blurb below (and when you’re ready to apply, you can do so here – the end of October is quickly approaching!).
Urban Teachers – A bit about them: They are a four-year teacher preparation and certification program that transforms those interested to teach into truly effective, culturally competent career teachers in urban schools in Baltimore, DC, and Dallas/Fort Worth. Their program includes: 1) A one-year co-teaching residency with stipend and benefits, 2) A two-year master’s degree in education from Johns Hopkins, 3) A guaranteed three-year teaching job with full-time salary and benefits, and 4) Three years and 85 hours of 1-on-1 coaching, as well as teaching certification by the end of year three. As a result, those who complete the Urban Teachers program are among the most expert and results-oriented educators in the nation.
— Torin Peterson, Regional Recruitment Manager, Northeast urbanteachers.org
Apply Now Before Next Deadline: November 19th
Watch Here @ Minute 12 to Hear Directly From Alumni!
Marathon Capital: Investment Banking for Global Energy and Infrastructure Markets
Wednesday, October 9th 2019
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm in Coltrane Lounge
Meet recent grad Georgia Carroll ’18 working at Marathon Capital, which is a boutique investment bank that provides advisory services for M&A, capital raising, project financing, tax equity, and financial restructuring transactions. The firm is an industry leader in renewable energy asset M&A and was Power Finance & Risk’s M&A 2019 Advisor of the Year.
RSVP in Handshake HERE.
Winter Term Intern, Global Conservation Campaigns Team at The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Earn credit while working as the winter term intern with the Global Conservation Campaigns (GCC) team at TNC. This team serves as consultants to the state chapters to help create new conservation funding through legislative initiatives and ballot campaigns at the state and local level. GCC is also working on TNC’s five major initiatives both nationally and internationally: water, oceans and coasts, cities, land, and climate. Learn more about the opportunity to earn Winter Term credit as an intern for an environmental NGO in the Washington, DC area by checking out Handshake HERE. The deadline for applying is November 1, 2019.
Do you want to be a part of a science-based, non-partisan, and solutions-oriented team that is striving to build a clean energy future where both people and nature thrive? Climate change is one of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time, and The Nature Conservancy in Vermont (TNC) is growing its conservation and policy staff with the addition of a Climate and Energy Policy Manager.
The Climate and Energy Policy Manager will play an integral role in co-creating a thriving and resilient Vermont in the face of a changing landscape. S/he will lead efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emission and accelerate the transition to a clean energy future for TNC in Vermont and collaborate with TNC colleagues in other Northeastern states to advance the organization’s regional climate priorities. The ideal candidate will have political savvy, strong advocacy, communication, and organizational skills, a proven ability to work with and convene stakeholders with diverse perspectives, and experience building effective networks. Strong knowledge of climate and energy issues in Vermont and New England, as well as lobbying laws, regulations, and practice, is preferred.
The Nature Conservancy is a global organization that has been working in Vermont for nearly 60 years to protect the land and waters on which all life depends. We value collaborative approaches, diverse backgrounds, and innovative thinking. For a complete description and to apply, visit www.nature.org/careers and search for Job #48001, or follow https://tinyurl.com/y45l8q7u. Posting closes 10/6/19.
WhyHunger’s US Programs team is excited to bring on a new member to help support their work in partnering with US-based movements for food justice and food sovereignty. WhyHunger’s US Programs partners with grassroots-led networks and alliances, across the United States and Canada, implementing community-led and sustainable solutions that move us forward from exploitative and extractive social, political and economic systems to ones that are life affirming, restorative, resilient and value human dignity and the lives of all living beings and our planet. You can learn more about the entry-level position HERE on Idealist.org.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and brief cover letter, where they learned of the position, and any informational questions to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline of May 16.
For more information about WhyHunger visit our website at https://www.whyHunger.org