Job Opportunities

Stay up-to-date on the latest job and service opportunities in the Vermont Mentoring Community. Organizations with open positions are listed below. Click the organization to see which positions they are hiring for. 

1: The DREAM Program

Camp DREAM Events Coordinator 

Objective/Summary:
The primary role of the Camp DREAM Events Coordinator is to provide support for activities and events at Camp DREAM, including summer programming, winter adventure camp, corporate volunteer days, staff and volunteer retreats, and more. The position includes maintaining trails and facilities, securing and organizing supplies and equipment, coordinating work projects, developing exciting activities and programming schedules, and recruiting and organizing volunteers.

Position type/expected hours of work:
This is an AmeriCorps position with a term length designated one year, full time with a minimum hours requirement of 1700 hours. The position has a commitment length of one year. The position will have a minimum of 38 hours per week of service, in addition to required overnight stays from time to time at Camp DREAM (and longer days during sessions that will exceed minimum total).

Travel:
Travel is expected to Camp DREAM each week (about an hour north of Burlington). Obtaining your own reliable transportation is a plus.

Learn more here.


Activities and Programs Crew (AmeriCorps) – Fletcher, Vermont

Objective/Summary:
The primary role of the Activity & Programs Crew is to be a part of our Operations Team that provides the groundwork for the successful operation of Camp DREAM in the areas of program facilitation, property maintenance and development, and kitchen support. Ops Team are the “back of the house” staff members whose responsibilities allow counselors to focus directly on camper supervision and safety.

Organization and Site/Location: Camp DREAM, Fletcher Vermont
AmeriCorps Program Type: State/National
Classification/Position Type: AmeriCorps Member
Term Type/Length: Quarter Time, minimum of 455 hours
Hours: 40+ during camp weeks, including overnight responsibilities, varied over remaining time
Start date: Tuesday, May 13 2019
End date: Friday, August 9, 2019

Learn more here.


Activity Coordinator (AmeriCorps)

Vermont Locations: Bennington, Burlington, Middlebury, White River Junction

Objective/Summary:
DREAM’s SummerCorps Members combat the “summer developmental slide,” which accounts for over half of the achievement gap for children in poverty. 

Essential Functions:

  • Develop, organize and facilitate onsite and offsite enrichment activities for youth and create safe spaces in the summer.
  • Engage families by including them in program decision-making and group activities.
  • Plan teen enrichment programming and leadership development.
  • Foster connectivity among volunteers, children, and families.
  • Boost enrollment at Camp DREAM and supporting other DREAM adventure opportunities.
  • Have fun, building friendships and embarking on an adventure of a lifetime!

AmeriCorps Program Type: State/National
Classification/Position Type: AmeriCorps Member
Term Type/Length: Minimum Time, minimum of 300 hours 
Hours Commitment:  ~ 40/week, varied schedule
Start date: June 3, 2018
End Date: August 16, 2018

Learn more here.


Camp Chef – Fletcher, Vermont 

Objective/Summary:
The Camp Chef spearheads the Camp DREAM food program, including planning menus in accordance with Vermont Summer Food Program guidelines, food shopping, and preparing and serving meals for 20-40 people each week. As a team member, the Camp Chef may be asked to occasionally share a wide range of duties with full-time staff and other AmeriCorps members, including programming, supervision, physical maintenance, meal preparation, general camp operations, and more.

Learn more here.


Camp Counselor (AmeriCorps member) – Fletcher, Vermont 

Objective/Summary:
The primary role of the Counselors is to provide direct support and supervision to campers. Counselors will be paired with at least one other staff person in a cabin with approximately 8 campers and 2 teenage Counselors-in-Training (CITs). Counselors are the “front of the house,” hands-on staff members who have the most direct interaction with and responsibility for the care and well-being of campers.

Organization and Site/Location:  Camp DREAM, Fletcher Vermont
AmeriCorps Program Type: State/National
Classification/Position Type: AmeriCorps Member
Term Type/Length: Minimum Time, minimum of 300 hours
Hours: 40+ during camp weeks, including overnight responsibilities, varied over remaining time
Start date: Tuesday, May 28 2019
End date: Friday, August 9, 2019

Learn more here.


Camp Operations Team (AmeriCorps member) – Fletcher, Vermont 

Objective/Summary:
The primary role of the Operations Team is to provide the groundwork for the successful operation of Camp DREAM in the areas of program facilitation, property maintenance and development, and kitchen support. Ops Team are the “back of the house” staff members whose responsibilities allow counselors to focus directly on camper supervision and safety.

AmeriCorps Program Type: State/National
Classification/Position Type: AmeriCorps Member
Term Type/Length: Minimum Time, minimum of 455 hours
Hours: 40+ during camp weeks, including overnight responsibilities, varied over remaining time
Start date: Tuesday, May 13 2019
End date: Friday, August 9, 2019

Learn more here.


Camp Support Crew (AmeriCorps) – Fletcher, Vermont

Objective/Summary:
The primary role of the Camp Support Crew is to be a part of our Operations Team that provides the groundwork for the successful operation of Camp DREAM in the areas of program facilitation, property maintenance and development, and kitchen support. Ops Team are the “back of the house” staff members whose responsibilities allow counselors to focus directly on camper supervision and safety.

Organization and Site/Location:  Camp DREAM, Fletcher Vermont
AmeriCorps Program Type: State/National
Classification/Position Type: AmeriCorps Member
Term Type/Length: Quarter Time, minimum of 455 hours
Hours: 40+ during camp weeks, including overnight responsibilities, varied over remaining time
Start date: Tuesday, May 13 2019
End date: Friday, August 9, 2019

Learn more here. 


Community Organizer (AmeriCorps member) 

Vermont Position Locations: Burlington, Middlebury, White River Junction

Objective/Summary:
DREAM’s Community Organizer members are charged with two primary responsibilities that address our mission to close the opportunity gap for children in low-income housing: 

  1. Building close, positive, supportive relationships with the community of mentors, mentees, parents and partners that are assigned.
  2. Applying the Elements of Effective Practice in Mentoring to the communities for which they are responsible.

Through these two responsibilities, members will support or develop strong programs and strong communities to surround those programs. Programs include school year mentoring, summer enrichment and adventure activities.

AmeriCorps Program Type: State/National
Classification/Position Type: AmeriCorps Member
Term Type/Length: Minimum Time, minimum of 1700 hours (35-40 hours/week for a calendar year).

Learn more here. 


Lifeguard (AmeriCorps) – Fletcher, Vermont 

Objective/Summary:
The primary role of the Lifeguard is to be a part of our Operations Team that provides the groundwork for the successful operation of Camp DREAM in the areas of program facilitation, property maintenance and development, and kitchen support. Ops Team are the “back of the house” staff members whose responsibilities allow counselors to focus directly on camper supervision and safety.

Organization and Site/Location:  Camp DREAM, Fletcher Vermont
AmeriCorps Program Type: State/National
Classification/Position Type: AmeriCorps Member
Term Type/Length: Quarter Time, minimum of 455 hours
Hours: 40+ during camp weeks, including overnight responsibilities, varied over remaining time
Start date: Tuesday, May 13 2019
End date: Friday, August 9, 2019

Learn more here. 


Trail Crew (AmeriCorps) – Fletcher, Vermont 

Objective/Summary:
The primary role of the Trail Crew is to be a part of our Operations Team that provides the groundwork for the successful operation of Camp DREAM in the areas of program facilitation, property maintenance and development, and kitchen support. Ops Team are the “back of the house” staff members whose responsibilities allow counselors to focus directly on camper supervision and safety.

Organization and Site/Location:  Camp DREAM, Fletcher Vermont
AmeriCorps Program Type: State/National
Classification/Position Type: AmeriCorps Member
Term Type/Length: Quarter Time, minimum of 455 hours
Hours: 40+ during camp weeks, including overnight responsibilities, varied over remaining time
Start date: Tuesday, May 13 2019
End date: Friday, August 9, 2019

Learn more here.