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LEAP Education & Outdoor Coordinator - This position is part of the Lyndon Economic opportunity AmeriCorps Program (LEAP). LEAP is a national service program that places AmeriCorps members with non-profit organizations throughout the Northeast Kingdom (NEK) of Vermont to support those organizations in building capacity and expanding their services that many communities rely on. LEAP members deliver direct service to local youth in the form of PreK-12 STEAM educational programming. LEAP supports members in their path to educational and career attainment through direct service, on-going trainings, and professional development opportunities offered during the service year.

The LEAP AmeriCorps Volunteer will serve at the VLT-owned Bluffside Farm, located at 171 Scott Farm Road, Newport, VT 05855.

More details about the position can be found on VLT’s website, including how to apply HERE. 

Downtown Economic Development Specialist - The Newport City Renaissance Corporation d/b/a Newport City Downtown Development (NCDD) has an exciting opportunity available for a Downtown Economic Development Specialist, focusing on the outdoor recreational economy. NCDD is seeking an energetic person who is dedicated to improving the area, is forward thinking, self-motivated and creative. The ideal candidate has a passion for the outdoor recreational economy and a strong desire to make Downtown Newport a vibrant place to own a business, work, live and play. Salary commensurate with experience (Range $35,000 - $45,000).

Complete job description available or by contacting

Applications accepted until Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 5PM.


Part Time / Seasonal

Field Research Interviewers - University of New Hampshire professors Mike Ferguson & Bob Barcelona are looking for Field Research Interviewers to help with data collection. Ideally, they would like to hire local folks who live near these forests in an effort to cut down on commute times.  They do not have to be students, but are looking for some contacts in Vermont (for the Greens) who might be interested.  Shifts are approximately 8 hours per day, 1-3 days/week based on seasonality, and pay is $20/hour.  Candidates start in October 2019.

Download these fliers for more information: Green Mountains, VT OR White Mountains, NH. 

Mike Ferguson is serving as the Principal Investigator on the project – you may contact him with any questions. 

Vermont State Trail Crew Member - The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) is seeking Crew Members for the seasonal State Trail Crew. Crew Members need to be comfortable performing trail work in both backcountry and front country settings in a close-knit team of five. Projects may incorporate volunteers or contracted youth conservation corps. requiring support and oversight by Crew Members. Work will be performed at State Parks and on State Lands within an assigned FPR region/district. Duties and work projects are performed under the general direction of the Trail Crew Leader and oversight by the District Trails Coordinator, but with need for significant independence while interacting with the public while in the field.

Pay: $11.80 per hour

Seasonal: Now to October 31, 2019

Education: High School Diploma

Experience: At least one year of trail work experience. Valid Driver’s License, Standard First Aid and CPR Certification required. Chainsaw certification required by at least one member of the trail crew.

Application Due: Rolling

For More information, please download the complete job posting. The on-line application process can be found at:

Please notify the contact below when you submit your application. Questions can be directed to: Walter Opuszynski, Field Recreation Specialist at or (802)522-6022. 


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