Educational & Adventure Program Facilitator

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Project Imo

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Whether on a hike, in a canoe, or using a magnifying glass, you’re in love with exploration. You also love facilitating immersive learning. You love the outdoors. You love working with people of all ages and background to help them build their best selves.

Team Imo is always looking for experienced or growing adventure facilitators to help round out a pool of program staff for per diem events and programs. We are seeking engaging educators dedicated to asking questions as much as giving answers. Areas of special focus are:

  • Hike guides
  • Nature education specialists
  • Flatwater paddling guides
  • Challenge course facilitators
  • Wilderness skills instructors
  • Wellness and mindfulness experts
  • Leave No Trace instructors
  • American Red Cross instructors
  • Dialogue facilitators for community programs
  • STEAM educators

We are seeking a combination of experienced and certified facilitators as well as new facilitators with a passion for adventure & nature education who are dedicated to gaining training and experience. This opportunity does lead to the potential for per diem work in 2023 as we develop our capacity.

Interested volunteers will succeed in a comprehensive interview process given the nature of the duties and skills required to run programs safely and effectively. They will also pass a comprehensive series of background and reference checks that qualify them to work with children and youth. Please include a description of your experience with skills and/or education when expressing interest.

Team Imo is happy to provide you the space to grow, learn, and develop your interests within our growing charitable organization.

Learn more at https://projectimo.org/

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About Project Imo

Location:

50 Larrow Drive, North Windham, CT 06256, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Project Imo is to use outdoor experiential programs to help groups and communities develop relationships and skills for sustainable success and provide access to greenspaces and learning for underserved youth. By utilizing experiential education programs, community problem-solving endeavors, shared spaces for peacebuilding, and outdoor learning, Project Imo will help people build social-emotional skills, leadership skills, knowledge and competencies, and connections with nature.

Description

Project Imo supports its framework through a series of programs including youth leadership development initiatives, child and youth educational programs and products, community leadership and team building services and programs, innovative and scientifically supported educational tools and resources, and preserving natural spaces for use in these endeavors.

Team Imo leverages over two centuries of experience in a wide variety of disciplines that merge into a comprehensive approach to community building and service delivery for children and youth, underserved community groups, a wide variety of community stakeholders, and our natural world. Our growing and passionate community includes experienced outdoor and classroom educators and youth services professionals, innovative technology experts, research professionals, justice system professionals, and conservationists.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Environment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Eastern ConnecticutWillimantic, CT 06226

(41.71336,-72.20677)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Youth Services
  • Environmental Education
  • Relationship Building
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • As needed for day-length programs, occasional meetings, occasional trainings.
  • New members of our village are required to go through some orientation training. We will work with you on scheduling this.

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