Category Archives: Vermont/New England

JOB: UVM Bike Share Coordinator

Job Summary/Basic Function Review current operation of UVM’s Bike Share program, consult with related stakeholders, and make recommendations for a new improved pilot bike share program on campus to implement in Fall 2013. Assess pilot program throughout academic year and … Continue reading

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INTERNSHIP: Transportation Program Assistant with Vital Communities

Vital Communities in White River Junction, Vermont is looking to hire a recent (or soon-to-be) college grad for a paid one-year internship with Vital Communities’  transportation program. It could turn into a more long-term position. Contact: Aaron Brown Transportation Program … Continue reading

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EVENT: National Trails Day kick-off event, 5/30 at Main Street Landing, Burlington

Please join us for a National Trails Day kick-off event hosted by Timber & Stone LLC, Tamarack Media, and the Catamount Trail Association. When: Thursday May 30th Where: Film House and Lake Lobby at Main Street Landing (60 Lake Street) … Continue reading

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EVENT: Richard Kemp book signing at The Peace & Justice Center, 5/25

This Saturday, May 25th, Richard Kemp will host a book signing at The Peace & Justice Center. The book, “Journey North: The Life of Richard Kemp,” goes into depth describing Richard’s life as an inspiring activist and peace worker. What: … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER: BOOMVT drum festival looking for volunteers, June 2nd, Burlington, VT

VSA Vermont presents BOOMVT, a drum festival to raise awareness about people with disabilities in the arts. Sunday, June 2, 2013 at City Hall Park in Burlington, Vermont BOOMVT features music performances by dynamic local drum ensembles including members from … Continue reading

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GRANT: New England Campus Sustainability Forum Mini-grants, deadline May 31st

The 2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum is pleased to announce a competition for funding to support student initiatives for campus sustainability. Mini-grants, up to $1000 for each project, are available to student-run organizations at colleges and universities in New England. Student groups at … Continue reading

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INTERNSHIP: Summer Naturalist Internship with Stowe Land Trust, VT

Stowe Land Trust SUMMER NATURALIST INTERN GENERAL DESCRIPTION Gain valuable on‐the‐job, career driven work experience with Stowe Land Trust (SLT) as a summer naturalist in Stowe, Vermont.  This position assists in the operation of the conserved Mill Trail property and supports community outreach and management of SLT’s other conserved properties.  The position will focus on: • Acting as an ambassador for the Mill Trail property • Developing and leading interpretive programs and outings • Planning and leading volunteer trail workdays • Partnering with youth volunteer programs • Assisting with public outreach on the above The Summer Naturalist Intern will be supervised by the Assistant Director who manages stewardship and outreach activities for Stowe Land Trust, and will assist with the regular stewardship activities and outreach programs conducted by SLT in the summer season. TIME COMMITMENT Mid‐June through mid‐October.  The completion date for this position may be flexible. Position will not exceed 15‐20 hours per week.  Weekend and evening work is required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.  Staff the conserved Mill Trail Cabin a. answer questions from visitors about SLT, the Cabin and surrounding property. b. plan and lead guided tours of the Cabin and property c. design and host interpretive programs on various natural and cultural subjects d. perform minor maintenance tasks on and around the Cabin as needed 2.  Develop and lead outings and educational programs on other conserved lands. a. plan and lead outings b. design and host educational programs c. assist with monthly Board member led outings 3.  Assist with maintenance of trails on SLT conserved lands. a. coordinate and lead monthly community trail workdays b. coordinate and lead youth volunteer program workdays c. coordinate and lead manual invasive species control projects QUALIFICATIONS • Completed at least one year of post‐secondary education … Continue reading

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COURSE: Biomass to Biofuels at UVM

Biomass to Biofuels course 2013 Fall Semester, University of Vermont- Bio Renewable Energy Program Registration now open 4 Credits, August 26, 2013 to December 4, 2013 (Wednesdays & Fridays 12:00pm to 3:00pm; (No classes during the regular breaks plus days … Continue reading

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JOB: Web Contant Manager for Union of Concerned Scientists

Interesting entry level job for someone with excellent writing skills and has experience developing web content. Union of Concerned Scientists is a reputable non-profit and leading organization in science. Web Content Manager: Union of Concerned Scientists Do you think science … Continue reading

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JOBS: Green Mountain Farm-to-School hiring Education Director, Farm-to-School Coordinator, and Harvest of the Month Coordinator

Green Mountain Farm-to-School, a nonprofit organization in northern Vermont, is hiring for the following positions: Education Director will to develop, manage, grow, present, and evaluate GMFTS’ education programs and provide general operational and administrative support. GMFTS is looking for a seeks a dynamic, mission-driven … Continue reading

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