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Are you great with details and comfortable making phone calls to gather information? Do you care about young Vermonters and want to support a thriving nonprofit? We need you! The Governor’s Institutes of Vermont (GIV) seeks a Part-Time Administrative Rock Star to join our team! The position is for 10 hours/week, $20/hour, on an initial 14-week contract with possibility for renewal.
Each summer, GIV helps hundreds of Vermont high school students pursue their interests and find their people! We provide intensive summer enrichment programs on college campuses that inspire them to think deeper and dream bigger, focused on topics ranging from the Arts to Environmental Science to Technology & Design. Up to 30 years later, 88% of our alumni report that their time at GIV was one of the most important experiences of their teenage years.
Your administrative and communication skills will help us further our mission to make these world-class experiences accessible to students of all backgrounds! The ideal candidate will be friendly, organized, persistent, creative, and have a sense of humor.
Please read more about the position and process here. If you believe in inspiring and empowering young people, we’d like to hear from you!
Passionate about the power of education? Join AmeriCorps and bring your vision and skills to the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont!
This twelve-month, full-time AmeriCorps role will have you reaching out into all corners of Vermont to communicate with motivated high schoolers and their teachers and advocates to engage them in GIV opportunities that change lives! You’ll use your outstanding organizational and communication skills to clear pathways for disadvantaged students to participate and your technological wizardry to help adapt award-winning programs for modern times. You’ll communicate with some of our 10,000+ alumni to solicit and profile their inspiring stories. You’ll spend your days writing, managing projects, communicating with outreach partners and alumni, conducting research, obtaining resources and funding support, and working independently within a close-knit team to make sure that GIV’s 2023 programs are successful and transformational for the hundreds of young Vermonters who attend.
We’re looking for a flexible, entrepreneurial self-starter who is also a great team player, who understands the power of education and is passionate about helping Vermont’s underserved students reach their full potential. The Governor’s Institutes is Vermont’s 39-year old statewide educational equity nonprofit, whose mission is to help Vermont create productive, empowered, and engaged young adults by reaching out to diverse learners with high-impact, world-class learning opportunities that stimulate their personal growth and expand their aspirations, perspectives, and career horizons.
This is a federally-funded VYDC AmeriCorps position that pays a small living stipend (about $307/week if spread over 52 weeks) plus educational scholarship money and other benefits. Read more about AmeriCorps service here and if you have questions, contact [email protected]
We’re always happy to hear from folks who’d like to work with us in the future! Join our talent pool for consideration for seasonal openings as they come up!
Each GIV Institute hires faculty, staff and residential assistants whose backgrounds match the subject of that Institute. If you are interested in being considered for a position at an Institute that matches your background, please contact us at [email protected]. If you are interested in being considered for a Director position, please contact GIV’s Executive Director. If you hope to work with multiple Institutes, click here to join the GIV Talent Pool and fill out your information so you’ll be on our list of potential hires. Typically, most hiring takes place in March, April and May.
GIV sometimes also hires Full-Season Senior Counselors. This summer-long role supports high needs students as part of the staff teams at several Institutes. Requires high energy and academic training and/or professional experience working with young people with physical, emotional or behavioral challenges or trauma backgrounds. GIV experience is a plus. If you are interested in working in this role, click here to register for the GIV Talent Pool.
GIV is always interested in proposals for new Institutes and topical strands. To begin the discussion, contact GIV’s Executive Director about your proposed Institute.
Calling all GIV alumni! Are you still in high school? Looking for a job that lets you talk to lots of people or use your video and social media skills? We often have paid internships available on a rolling basis for graduates eager to help promote GIV. If interested, contact us at [email protected].