Coastal Environmental Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 12:00am



Jekyll Island, GA
United States

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Job Description:

This job is a Seasonal Environmental Educator (January-May 2017) at Camp Jekyll, on Jekyll Island located on the coast of Georgia. The primary responsibility is to independently lead K-12 students through multidisciplinary classes in an outdoor setting. Class subjects offered include life and earth science, coastal ecology, and marine science. Other responsibilities include animal care, maintenance of teaching resources, facilities and grounds, and general operation of facilities.


Bachelor's degree in Education, Natural Science, Environmental Education, Biology, Outdoor Education, or related fields preferred.  

A valid driver's license is required and first aid/CPR/AED certification (or willingness to obtain)  

To successfully perform work, applicants should have the following knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies:

  • Commitment, genuine interest in child development, dynamic personality, well developed communication skills, creativity, and leadership ability 
  • Skill in teaching a wide variety of subjects to youth 6-18 years old 
  • Broad knowledge of outdoor education and able to work in an outdoor setting 
  • Ability to work with and care for reptiles and aquaria 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with youth and adults 
  • Ability to work independently 

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift approximately 40 pounds and walk up to three miles daily. Must be able to work in adverse physical and weather conditions. Constantly exposed to outdoor elements (physical and biological) present on a Georgia barrier island.  

Work Hours:

Variable, but approximately 40 hours per week. Evening and weekend work is required. Pay is $9/hour.


Fully furnished on-site housing is available for rent.

How to Apply:

  1. Go to
  2. Click “Search Postings”
  3. Under the “Location of Vacancy” option, scroll to the bottom and choose “Camp Jekyll on Jekyll Island”
  4. Our environmental education positions are listed as “State Extension Program Assistant,” so find that position and click “View”
  5. Click “Apply for this Posting” and complete the application.