Blue Ridge Outdoor Education Center - Environmental Educator

Job
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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, September 19, 2022, 4:15pm

Address:

Toccoa, GA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Other

Job Description:

Teach and maintain environmental education classes in the southern Appalachian Mountains during residential programs, ages 7-16. Facilitate outdoor education programs such as high ropes and climbing walls with child and adult groups. Some weekend work required. Opportunities available for curriculum development for experienced employees. Blue Ridge prides itself on meeting the needs of our schools by meeting the Georgia Performance Standards.

Location
Blue Ridge Outdoor Education Center is a part of Mikell Camp and Conference Center in Toccoa, GA. Our campus consists of 468 acres with our closest neighbor being the Chattahoochee National Forest.

Set in the Yearwood Valley, surrounded by forested ridge lines with streams and waterfalls, Blue Ridge is perfectly situated to take full advantage of this unique ecological area and provide diverse and exciting education and outdoor experiences.

Qualifications
Committed, energetic, community-oriented individuals. BS or BA required. Preference given to those with majors in biology, natural sciences, or related field. Knowledge of wetland, stream and forest ecology. Residential program experience and knowledge of Blue Ridge ecosystems preferred. Applicant should be dynamic and have a sincere interest in working with kids of all ages and learning about the natural world.

Benefits
$290/wk plus room & board and catastrophic health insurance. First Aid, CPR, and high ropes training provided. We provide training in Georgia Adopt-a-stream and Project Wild each fall season. In the spring, we alternate between Project Learning Tree and Project Wet. Training times are tentative based on our seasonal schedules. Extensions on seasonal employment are available to interested employees.

To see full job description please visit our website: http://www.blueridgeoec.com/

Position Start Date:

Monday, September 26, 2022

Job Duration:

Seasonal

How to Apply:

To apply please send a resume and three references to Anna Dinwiddie blueridgedir@campmikell.com

Job Compensation:

Salary

Compensation Information:

$300/wk plus room & board and catastrophic health insurance. First Aid, CPR, and high ropes training provided. We provide training in Georgia Adopt-a-stream and Project Wild each fall season. In the spring, we alternate between Project Learning Tree and Project Wet. Training times are tentative based on our seasonal schedules. Extensions on seasonal employment are available to interested employees.

Contact Name:

Anna Dinwiddie

Contact Email:

blueridgedir@campmikell.com