Environmental Educator: Georgia

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, June 2, 2017, 3:00pm



Dahlonega, GA
United States

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About the facility:

The Wahsega 4-H center is located at the foot of the Appalachian Trails in the beautiful Chattahoochee National Forest with a waterfall onsite.  One of the nation’s largest residential environmental education programs, this center uses the outdoors to provide a classroom without walls for students grades K-12. Established in 1979, the Georgia 4-H program now has 5 successful state facilities serving more than 37,000 students each year.  

Start Date: 9/6/2017

End Date: 11/20/2017


Bachelor’s degree required. 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.

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.

How to Apply:


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



Applicants must apply on UGA's job search site iPaws at: www.ugajobsearch.com. Search for posting # 20170670   – State Ext Program Assistant - Wahsega 4-H Center. Follow up application with an email to Adam Rolwes at amr639@uga.edu to confirm receipt of application.


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