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AmeriCorps VISTA Wetland Facilitator and Planner Thanksgiving Point

About the AmeriCorps VISTA Program: As an AmeriCorps VISTA member you will be able to choose an education award or cash stipend after completing your year of service. The value of the education award is $6,895. The award can be used to pay for future educational training and related expenses or to repay existing eligible federal student loans. The cash stipend is $1,800. AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) ( is an anti-poverty program that provides full-time service members to nonprofit organizations that serve low-income communities.

Description: AmeriCorps VISTA Wetland Facilitator and Planner Job Description
Pay Rate $17,600 annual Living Allowance.
Full Time: Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM
Do you enjoy a learning and fun work environment? Do you have or want experience working in environmental conservation? Are you looking for a workplace that is collaborative, curious, and works to excel? Then we want you on our team!

  • Research the methodology and cost for mitigating the wetland area along the Jordan River.
  • Develop partnerships with local communities and gain their buy-in on the project.
  • Develop a plan for interpretive structures, e.g. boardwalk, observation stations, etc.
  • Design interpretation and facilitation plan.
  • Test education programs.
  • Train Thanksgiving Point staff in program delivery.

  • Strong communication, with collaborative approach to the workplace, and ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Ability to work patiently in high-activity, high-energy, noisy environments
  • Experience teaching or facilitating learners of different ages and abilities in formal or informal learning environments is preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License preferred
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must pass a background check