Full job description is available on our website: https://www.earthwalkvermont.org

Lead an organization that connects the next generation to nature and actively builds community.

EarthWalk Vermont

Founded in 2005 by Angella Gibbons, EarthWalk is a nonprofit nature education organization located in the Winooski River Valley in Plainfield, Vermont. EarthWalk’s mission is to inspire and empower children, families and communities to reconnect with and care for one another and the Earth through long-term nature mentoring.

EarthWalk’s Executive Director will provide the vision, strategic leadership, financial management, and operational skills to strengthen and grow the organization, pursue its mission, and expand its community. Team leadership, fund-raising, and communication are core responsibilities. A creative, resourceful, and empathic leader will thrive in this rewarding organization.

Today, EarthWalk offers year-round youth and adult programs, including:

EarthWalk Village School, Summer Camps, Adult Field Institute courses for educators, EarthSkills Workshops, and Seasonal, multigenerational Community Days.

EarthWalk serves over 350 youth annually through these programs

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

EarthWalk Vermont actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates. EarthWalk does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, marital/civil union status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran/uniformed service status, disability or other legally protected classification.

EarthWalk Vermont  is an equal opportunity employer.

EarthWalk practices blind screening of candidates prior to deciding who will be invited for preliminary interviews. We redact names, addresses, and graduation dates from candidate documents before our search committee reviews the pool in an intentional effort to reduce the effects of unconscious bias in hiring.

All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their position. The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

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Application deadline: 5:00pm, September 21, 2018

Job Details

  • Position Type: Executive
  • Location: Washington County
  • Employment Type/ Status: Full Time