Environmental Educator (field)

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Kemah, TX
United States

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Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) seeks part-time Environmental Educators to assist our Environmental Education Team in delivering field-based Environmental STEM Education programs in 2022. GBF’s Environmental STEM Education programs provide classroom and place-based educational experiences focused on Galveston Bay to over 10,000 students and teachers each year. The objectives of the programs are to instill knowledge and appreciation of the Galveston Bay ecosystem, inspire participants to break down barriers and open themselves to new experiences, and empower students to become life-long advocates for a resilient Galveston Bay.

The selected applicants can expect to work 5-30 hours a week on an as-needed basis in a variety of field environments. They will assist with the preparation and implementation of field-based education programming and must be able to work up to 10 hours on some dates, depending on the scheduled event. Working weekends possible. Educators will be trained in field safety, group management, and specific activities and lessons for education programs.

Qualifications:

  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Availability to work 3-4 days per week during the spring
  • Strong verbal communication and presentation skills, and an outgoing personality
  • Experience, interest, and ability working directly with students of all ages and backgrounds
  • Knowledge of coastal, environmental, and/or scientific processes
  • Desire to work with a strong team of educators
  • Ability to lift 30+ pounds and walk long distances
  • Ability to work outdoors for an average of 8 hours a day in all conditions (sun, water, mud, rain, etc.)
  • Confidence in making safe and relevant changes during program delivery due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of technology, Word, Excel, and other computer programs
  • If selected as a final candidate, a background check will be conducted

For a detailed job description, including qualifications, requirements, and compensation, visit www.galvbay.org/jobs.

How to Apply:

The positions remain open until filled. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to cwilems@galvbay.org.