Full-time Education Specialist

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San Diego, CA
United States

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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: Full time, Non-Exempt

The Education Specialist shall be responsible for supporting ILACSD’s Education department to implement its programs, contracts, grants, and events. Duties will include presenting to schools and community organizations, as well as attending events throughout San Diego County. Other duties include marketing and scheduling presentations, and administrative duties.

Specific duties

  • Coordinate and implement contract and grant programs within ILACSD’s Education department
  • Researching, scheduling, marketing, and delivery of presentations
  • Tracking and reporting of delivered and scheduled presentations
  • Manage the maintenance and care of department supplies, inventory, purchasing, and proper and timely storage
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with schools, community groups/organizations, civic organizations, clubs, and governmental agencies
  • Assist with curriculum development and department planning
  • Assist with the Education Department events (Kids Ocean Day, Nearby Nature, Zero Waste Workshops)
  • Assist with scheduling & coordinating Program Assistants and Educators as needed
  • Attendance at various community events


  • Attend community meetings when appropriate to further expand organization’s presence in the community
  • Additional organizational and community support as necessary
  • Other duties to support the ILACSD team

Position Requirements

  • College degree and environmental and/or education background/experience
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to educate, inspire, and empower
  • Commitment to working in a team environment
  • Effective communication skills for diverse audiences, including strong writing skills
  • Experience working with youth and children, teaching experience
  • Reliable transportation; ability and willingness to travel
  • Comfortable speaking in front of large groups
  • Flexible start and end times, dependent on scheduled presentations
  • Ability to work occasional weekends
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (especially PowerPoint)
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
  • Naturalist skills/experience 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

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

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How to Apply:

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

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Compensation Information:

PAY RATE:  $12.50-$14/hour, commensurate with experience; mileage reimbursement ($0.54 or current CA reimbursement rate)

  • Paid time off (PTO) plan
  • Employer-sponsored health and dental plans
  • Generous paid holiday schedule
  • Alternative Work Schedule opportunity after 90 days