Environmental Education Fellowship

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, January 16, 2017, 12:00pm

Address:

Bledsoe, KY
United States

Job Category:

Fellowship

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Duties:

Environmental Education Fellows will work to meet the School’s goals for its environmental education program. In addition to direct instruction both in the classroom and outdoors, fellows will:

  • Work with PMSS staff to support the mission of Pine Mountain and provide a safe, fun learning environment for our participants
  • Maintain open and consistent lines of communication with education director
  • Participate in education and safety trainings
  • Maintain classrooms and teaching materials. This includes helping with the care of classroom animals
  • Assist with leadership on at least three adult weekend workshops
  • Assist with development new curriculum and upcoming community programs and workshops
  • Light trail work as needed
  • Participate in weekly department meetings
  • Provide quality customer service to all PMSS visitors
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications:

Completion of bachelor’s degree; one year of experience teaching in a format or non-formal setting; ability to hike on moderately steep trails and in variable weather; WFA and CPR certification or ability to obtain certification upon hiring; must be able to lift at least 20 pounds; must be able to pass Kentucky State Police Background Check​

Desired qualifications:

One year experience in education, environmental education, outdoor recreation, or related field; degree in biology, education, environmental studies, or related field; experience facilitating outdoor experiences for both children and adults

Benefits:

Fellows will receive a $1,000 per month stipend and are provided housing and most meals.  

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Susan Brown at sbrown@pinemountainsettlementschool.com by January 16, 2017.