Seasonal Environmental Education Apprentice

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, March 10, 2017, 12:00pm


Ipswich, MA
United States

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Job Description:

The Environmental Education Apprentice will plan and direct educational canoe outings for youth groups on the Ipswich River while working with staff and volunteers on a variety of project during the summer of 2017.

Primary duties will include:

  • Plan and organize on-site destination based canoe outings with local youth, civic and out of school groups.
  • Plan and provide customized, structured instruction to off-site youth groups for indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Organize and lead occasional beginner paddling events for adults.
  • Assist staff with additional outreach, restoration or monitoring tasks as needed.
  • Work with staff to maintain our Low Impact Development (LID) demonstration projects at our headquarters which include native plantings and rain gardens.
  • The successful candidate will have a keen interest in watershed conservation and a willingness to learn and apply new skills on the job.
  • Classwork in environmental science with experience and passion in environmental education is desired.  
  • Preferred qualifications include the ability to successfully lead youth groups in an outdoor setting and the ability to perform duties with minimal supervision. Groups may range in size from 10-20 individuals, ages 6-18. Youth groups are expected to be accompanied by their own staff leaders with the focus of the Apprentice being the delivery of educational programs.
  • Occasional evening or weekend events may be required.
  • Proficiency with computers (e.g. Microsoft Office) is a plus.
  • Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Mileage will be reimbursed for work related travel.
  • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Positions will be for 35 hours/ week and last 12 weeks beginning no later than May 30, 2017. Salary is $13/hour. 

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How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume (as an e-mail attachment) by March 10, 2017 to Ryan O’Donnell (