Seasonal Environmental Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, February 24, 2017, 5:00pm


Rolling Hills Estates, CA
United States

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Job Description:

The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is a nonprofit land trust with the mission to preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all.

Position Type: Part time, temporary position, approx. 15 hours per week, 2-3 weekdays days per week. February – end of April.

Supervisor: Education Program Manager

Job Description: Delivery of top-notch outdoor environmental educational programs to elementary students from various schools. Teach age-appropriate ecology, cultural, and science activities to children between the ages of 6-11. Field groups range in size from ten to twenty students. Provide assistance with public programs and special event projects as needed.

Qualifications / Education / Experience:
 Bachelor’s Degree in environmental or outdoor education, natural history / interpretation, education, or related field.
 Experience delivering environmental education or outdoor recreation programs, camps, and/or other youth program experience
 Must pass a background check
 Means of self-transportation during the work day as needed.
 First aid / CPR / AED certification a plus
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
 identify, learn and share natural and cultural history of the area
 Prior experience working with students, adaptability to different teaching situations, an ability to work well with others
 effectively communicate orally with groups and individuals in non-formal, and work situations
 work indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
 be enthusiastic for learning, working with children, while carrying out the Land Conservancy’s educational mission
 withstand the physical demands of the work which involves some lifting, carrying, stooping, bending, reaching, walking, standing, sitting, and light computer use

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