Seasonal Environmental Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 10:00pm


Charlotte, NC
United States


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Job Description:

There are currently two vacancies at the Latta Plantation Nature Center in Huntersville, NC. These part-time positions begin in February or March, and end in August with potential extension through September or October. Hours will vary from 20-40 hours per week, moving closer to 40 from May-August. Work schedule will include some evenings, weekends, and holidays.


  • Develop and present environmental education and outdoor recreation programs to groups of all ages.
  • Assist with the care and feeding of exhibit animals
  • Assist with the maintenance and operations of a public nature center
  • Design and construct educational exhibits and interpretive materials
  • Present programs on weekends, evenings, or holidays as assigned.
  • Assist with special events, animal care, and other tasks as assigned.


  • Qualified applicants must be presently enrolled in, or have a BS/BA degree in one of the following fields: natural/environmental sciences, environmental education, education or related field.
  • Applicants must have a strong desire to work with children in an outdoor setting and be able to hike 3-5 miles on unpaved trails.
  • Current first aid and CPR certification and knowledge of the flora and fauna of the Piedmont region of North Carolina is preferred.

Position Start Date:

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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How to Apply:

Send your cover letter, resume, and a list of applicable college coursework by fax or e-mail to:

Joli Reynolds

Nature Center Manager, Latta Plantation Nature Center

6211 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078

Phone: (704) 947-3069

Fax: (704) 875-1394