Environmental Educator: Georgia

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Wahsega 4-H Center Waterfall

Deadline to Apply:

Friday, January 13, 2017, 5:00pm



Dahlonega, GA
United States

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About the position:

Working alongside a talented team of educators, you will be able to share your energy and enthusiasm by teaching children and school groups in the outdoor classroom.  Our educators take pride in making school programs more meaningful by developing an awareness, knowledge, and appreciation in young students.  This exciting atmosphere provides classes ranging from archery to astronomy.  As a seasonal educator, you will gain the additional benefit of learning a wide range of new skills that can be applied to different aspects in your life.

Build your resume with the included and highly valuable in-depth training of all courses provided during first two weeks of employment.  

Upon completion of training, educators are well equipped to teach courses.

Key responsibilities & duties

Educate K-12 students on various subjects by utilizing activities with discussion.  Subjects include variations of interactive courses (e.g. archery and survival skills).  Visit http://www.wahsega4h.org/ee/eeclasses.html for a complete list of courses.  Educators work flexible hours that primarily include teaching courses, typically in the day.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required. Care taking of the captive wildlife in the onsite herpetology lab as well as kitchen duties is shared among the 8 educators on staff.  These responsibilities and duties will be covered in the included in-depth two-week training.

Start Date: 2/16/2017

End Date: 5/25/2017


Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Natural Science, Environmental Education, Biology, Forestry, Outdoor Education, or related fields.

Personal Traits:

Commitment, genuine interest in child development, dynamic personality, well-developed communication skills, creativity, and leadership ability.

Additional Information

*Fully furnished, on-site housing available for $40/week. Meals are available for $2.50/meal.

Position Start Date:

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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How to Apply:

To apply send a cover letter and resume to Adam Rolwes at amr639@uga.edu

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Adam Rolwes

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