Environmental Educator (Part-Time)

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 5:00pm



San Diego, CA
United States

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Part-Time Environmental Educator

I Love A Clean San Diego is in the business of change. Help us awaken passion and inspire environmental action, as we work to improve the health and beauty of San Diego. If you're looking for a dynamic, impact-driven organization that values passion and professionalism, we want to meet you! I Love A Clean San Diego is passion in action.

REPORTS TO: Education Manager

TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Part-time, Non-Exempt

             15-20 hours per week Sept-May; 10-15 hours per week June-August

PAY RATE:  $12-$13.50/hr; commensurate with experience; mileage reimbursement ($0.53 or current CA reimbursement rate)

The Part-Time Environmental Educator shall be responsible for supporting ILACSD’s Education and Community Programs departments to implement its programs and events. Duties include presenting to schools and community organizations, as well as attending outreach booths and cleanups throughout San Diego County. The ideal candidate would have at least two to three open days for part-time weekday and weekend work. Hours will vary from week to week, with 15-20 hours per week on average during the school year.

Specific duties

  • Deliver engaging and informative educational presentations to K-12 classrooms, assemblies, and adult groups throughout San Diego County
  • Distribute and collect teacher evaluations, student surveys, and handouts
  • Assist with the maintenance and care of department supplies and equipment
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with schools, community groups, clubs, and governmental agencies
  • Assist with Education Department events (Kids’ Ocean Day, Zero Waste Workshops, etc.)
  • Weekly attendance at various community events, including supply pick-up and set-up
  • Respond to ILACSD staff inquiries within 24-48 hours via phone or email (unless prior arrangements made)
  • Complete timecards and mileage reimbursement within due dates
  • Commit to increased hours during March and April
  • Other duties as assigned to support the ILACSD team


Position Requirements

  • Teaching/education experience required; experience working with K-12 students
  • College degree in progress or completed required
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to educate, inspire, and empower
  • Effective communication skills for diverse audiences
  • Comfortable speaking in front of large and small groups
  • Commitment to working in a team environment
  • Reliable transportation; ability and willingness to travel
  • Ability to lift 30 LBS
  • Flexible daily start and end times, dependent on scheduled presentations
  • Ability to work regular weekend events
  • Knowledge of environmental challenges facing San Diego County
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

I Love A Clean San Diego is a values-driven organization, so it’s essential all team members exhibit ILACSD’s following core values and office culture:


Core Values

  • Live the mission
  • Inspire environmental change
  • Value partnerships
  • Exhibit positive attitude

Office Culture:

  • Communicate openly to ensure collaboration
  • Understanding and supportive of each other and the team
  • Respect others and value their opinions
  • Encourage learning and growth

How to Apply:

To apply: please send resume, availability, and cover letter to Emily Nelson, Education Manager, at enelson@cleansd.org by Wednesday, December 6th.

I Love A Clean San Diego is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer; all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Job Compensation:

Academic Credit