2 Positions: Environmental Educator and Field Research Specialist

Website VT Institute of Natural Science/ VT Housing & Conservation Board

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science is hiring for the following two positions:

1. Field Research Specialist

Join a small but growing department conducting field studies throughout Vermont. Participate in projects ranging from water quality monitoring in the Ottauquechee watershed to surveying nesting raptors across the state. You will have the opportunity to lead and expand our community science projects and coordinate our research volunteer network. This position offers a chance to spend your term outside with the avian wildlife of our state!

2. Environmental Educator

Become an amazing environmental educator by serving at one of the premier nature centers in New England!  You’ll learn how to handle and educate using ambassador raptors, present programs to thousands of people from around the world, gain skills and experience in using proper education techniques when teaching to school children, and build on your organizational skills while helping organize our education special events.  Join us for an exciting year educating people from all walks of life!

Position Goals:  VINS Environmental Educators deliver live raptor and Vermont natural history programs at the VINS Nature Center in Quechee, Vermont and through our Outreach program to other sites around the region.


Additional Information:

Position begins March 1st and ends by August 11th, 2023

This position is Half Time: Requires 915 hours for an average of 40 hours per week for 27 weeks.   Member will receive a living allowance of $13,500 (pre-tax), and an education award of $3,247.50 (pre-tax) upon successful completion of service.

Other benefits include health insurance, federal school loan forbearance, and various training and networking opportunities.

To apply for this job please visit vhcb.org.