Environmental Education Associate

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, June 1, 2020, 5:00pm

Address:

Bellingham, WA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

The Environmental Education Associate positions will work together to implement NSEA’s community outreach and education programs, specifically focusing on our fourth grade Students for Salmon Program. Associates will lead a series of in-class and field experiences for students throughout Whatcom County. The position is approximately 60% field-based and 40% office-based, but varies based on the season. Work weeks fluctuate and will include occasional weekend and evening events.

Environmental Education Associates will perform the following tasks:

  • Facilitate, and position volunteer interns to implement the Students for Salmon Program.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteer interns.
  • Table outreach booths, assist in the production of outreach materials, conduct public presentations, update social media feeds, and assist with NSEA and community events.
  • Update and maintain NSEA’s various databases, tracking volunteers and student engagement performance measures.
  • Assist in collecting data for NSEA’s education database and create reports on all education programs and projects.
  • Provide support to other AmeriCorps team members, cross training in their respective programs.
  • Participate in Washington Service Corps trainings, along with additional professional development workshops and conferences.

Qualifications: 

  • Familiarity with the AmeriCorps Individual Placement program.
  • Passion for stream ecology, environmental science, environmental education, and public speaking.
  • Experience teaching students in formal or informal settings is desired
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and be comfortable working outside in all weather conditions.
  • A clear background check and college degree are required.

Time Availability: AmeriCorps IP positions are 10.5 month positions starting September 1, 2020 through July 15, 2021 with an allocated stipend, health insurance, and an education award upon completion.

Position Start Date:

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Job Duration:

Temporary

Job Compensation:

Stipend

Contact Email:

nzabel@n-sea.org