Seasonal Environmental Educator

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Address:

Charlotte, NC
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

There is currently one vacancy at the Reedy Creek Nature Center in Charlotte, NC. These part-time position begins in February ends in August with potential extension until November. Hours will vary from 24 to 40 hrs./week. Responsibilities:

* Develop and present environmental education 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. Qualifications:

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.
 

How to Apply:

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

Jose Chavez Nature Center Manager, Reedy Creek Nature Center 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte, NC 28215 Phone: (980) 314-1119 Fax: (704) 598-8465

E-mail: Jose.chavez@mecklenburgcountync.gov