Environmental Education Instructor

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Address:

Toccoa, GA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Other

Job Description:

Job Description

Teach and maintain environmental education classes in the beautiful 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. Lead adventure programs such as rock climbing and backpacking. 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.

Job Requirements

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.

Training Provided

First Aid, CPR, and high ropes training provided. Training in Georgia Adopt-a-stream and Project Wild. Training times are tentative based on our seasonal schedules. Extensions on seasonal employment are available to interested employees.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and three references with contact information to blueridgedir@campmikell.com.

Job Compensation:

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Salary

Compensation Information:

$245/wk plus room & board and catastrophic health insurance.