Environmental Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, July 16, 2021, 10:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Olympia, WA
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Work in a dynamic nonprofit to inspire and engage local school aged youth in salmon recovery projects!

The member will increase understanding of issues facing salmon, inspiring action, and fostering the next generation of environmental stewards through classroom lessons and field experiences. This position serves over 40 teachers and more than 1,000 students each year in service learning field trips ranging from water quality monitoring, riparian habitat restoration, salmon tossing, field investigations on Puget Sound beaches, explorations of the local wildlife refuge to monitor wildlife and learn ethnobotany, volunteering at the local salmon hatchery, removing invasive species and more. The AmeriCorps member serving with NREP will foster this sense of place and empower students and adults to connect with their local environments to create positive change through hands-on, outdoor learning projects supported with in-class lessons.

In addition to the monthly stipend, other AmeriCorps benefits include:

  • Health insurance for members without coverage
  • Education Award provided by the National Service Trust
  • Student loan forbearance and interest accrual payment on qualifying loans
  • Subsidized childcare through GAP Solutions Inc., if eligible

Position Start Date:

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Job Duration:

Temporary

How to Apply:

Job Compensation:

Stipend

Compensation Information:

Benefits of serving as an AmeriCorps member include: 

Living stipend of $1,945.24 before taxes
Health insurance for members without coverage
Education Award provided by the National Service Trust
Student loan forbearance and interest accrual payment on qualifying loans
Subsidized childcare through GAP Solutions Inc., if eligible

Contact Name:

Sheila Wilson

Contact Phone:

360-561-0203

Contact Email:

sheila@nisquallyriver.org