Environmental Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, August 1, 2016, 12:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Columbiana, AL
United States

Job Category:

Job

NAAEE Jobs

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

The tremendous amount of learning and teaching opportunities at the Alabama 4-H Science School enables seasonal instructors to become well equipped for most any position in the outdoor field. You'll get involved with team building facilitation, belaying, science-based teaching, live animal husbandry for an extensive collection of native and non-native species, and the list goes on! Positions are available during the spring (mid-February to mid-May), summer (end of May to mid-August) and fall (mid-August to mid-December). Preference is given to those who can make a 2+ season commitment.

Those who are flexible, genuinely enjoy working with children, and want to better themselves for the future will thrive at the Alabama 4-H Science School. An ideal applicant has high-energy and is attentive, honest, hardworking, positive, outgoing, thorough in their work, and able to communicate when they are unsure.

Applicants must have a college degree in education, environmental education, outdoor education, natural science, recreation or in a related field, the ability to pass a criminal background check, and 1-2 seasons previous experience in the field is preferred.

Position Start Date:

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Job Duration:

Seasonal

How to Apply:

Please email Luci Davis your cover letter, resume, and three references at davislg@aces.edu by August 1st.

Job Compensation:

Salary

Compensation Information:

Benefits include a salary of $290/week (paid monthly), furnished staff housing, meals when the dining room is in service, and an extensive staff educational training program, including animal care, Alabama Boating License online course reimbursement, and certification in CPR/AED/First Aid.

The staff duplex is located on camp property about one mile from the main camp and includes a private room with queen or full size bed. Off-site housing is provided in two apartments about six miles from camp and staff share each 2-bedroom apartment with laundry, kitchen and living room. Having a car to help get to work on colder/rainy days as well as for use to explore the great state in down time is preferred.

Contact Name:

Luci Davis

Contact Email:

davislg@aces.edu