Green Teens Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Austin, TX
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

Implement middle and high school aged youth after-school environmental education sessions which include but are not limited to:

  • Planning, leading, and documenting activities
  • Preparing, organizing, and maintaining materials
  • Creatively integrating technology
  • Coordinating and leading field trips
  • Organizing and leading service projects
  • Collaborating with after-school staff and city-wide organizations
  • Retaining current participants and continually recruiting additional students

Must be well-organized, literate in Microsoft Office software and other forms of technology, able to multi-task, work independently, lift 30 lbs. and carry multiple supplies on a daily basis.

Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching middle and high school youth
  • Interest in issues regarding service learning, environmental awareness, outdoor education, water quality, solid waste, gardening, or other environmental topics is required
  • Working towards a degree in education, environmental studies, conservation, ecology, or general science strongly preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish with children and adults strongly preferred
  • Flexible and able to work independently and in team settings
  • Must have own reliable transportation and clean driving record
  • Must be able to pass a school background check

Times, Days, and Term of Employment: 20 hours per week primarily late afternoon between the hours of 3pm and 6:30pm with some office time required. Monday through Thursday with occasional evenings and weekends.

Start date: August 1, 2016 | End Date: June 15, 2017.

 

Position Start Date:

Monday, August 1, 2016

How to Apply:

Please complete the online application www.surveymonkey.com/s/6SHCJ7W (required) and send letter of interest and resume to careers@keepaustinbeautiful.org. Please include P/T Green Teens Educator in the subject line. No phone calls, please! Deadline Friday, June 30, 2016 at 5pm – late submissions will not be considered. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Only complete submissions will be considered and receive a response. Interviews will likely be conducted in early-mid July with the position to begin in early August.

Job Compensation:

Salary

Compensation Information:

$15-$18/hr depending on experience for up to 20 hours per week. As a part-time position, health, dental and retirement benefits are not provided. Keep Austin Beautiful does provide a progressive work environment, as well as mileage and cell phone reimbursement.