Awesome summer ahead!

If you are a college student or graduating high school senior looking for a great summer job, then this could be your most awesome summer ever. How would you like to make some money, serve your community, and earn a $1,213 education award that can be applied to your college expenses, all while you’re having fun working in the outdoors this summer at Camp Fletcher? If this sounds like you, then we need to talk!

Camp Fire Alabama is recruiting  five AmeriCorps-VISTA Summer Associates for Camp Fletcher. Everyone is welcome to apply for the position, but it is ideal for graduating high school seniors or college students, these positions will focus on summer learning and outreach opportunities.

Here’s the scoop on these summer positions:

Summer Learning Associate (3 Available Positions)AmeriCorps_VISTA_Logo1_Halftone
The Camp Fletcher Summer Learning Summer Associates will design and facilitate educational activities for 1st through 9th grade students participating in Camp Fletcher’s Summer Day Camp program. Associates will be assigned to work with one tribe (or age group) over the summer to lead STEM activities in the VISTA Education Garden and assist with summer reading activities.


Outreach Summer Associate (2 Available positions)
The Camp Fletcher Outreach Summer Associates will coordinate opportunities to expand the reach of the VISTA Education Garden. These associates will work directly with full-year VISTA members to assist with programs and activities that support the needs of the garden.

Benefits include:

  • Bi-weekly living allowance of $455
  • AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,213 or Summer Stipend  of $259 upon completion
  • On-site Orientation and Training
  • Involvement in the AmeriCorps VISTA Alumni Network and eCommunity

Members must be at least 18 years old and able to commit to serve on a full-time basis for 9 weeks (June 5 – August 6, 2017). A passion for serving the community and commitment for the entire summer is expected.

If you are already know you want to be one of our Fabulous Five VISTA Summer associates, you can apply by going to this link.


If you’ve got questions, give Camp Fire a call at (205) 324-2434!


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