Seasonal Environmental Educator, part-time

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, August 1, 2022, 12:00am



New Paltz, NY
United States

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About the Position:

We have exceptional Environmental Education programs for all ages including in-school programs; field studies; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math); public and teen programs and more. We are seeking an individual who loves the outdoors and enjoys sharing nature with children. Organizational and positive interpersonal skills are a must. This non-exempt position is seasonal and part-time from September 1 - December 31. If successful, potential to return for an additional 10-months. Reports to the Director of Education. 


Teaching: $16/hour
Housing is available if needed

Essential Functions:

  • Teaching K-12 field studies program at Mohonk Preserve and at off-site school and community outreach programs.
  • Ensure the safety and supervision of program participants, outdoors and indoors
  • Serve as part of the Education team and as an information link from the Preserve to teachers, parents and students.
  • Gain familiarity with trails in the vicinity of each education site and know alternate routes for emergencies
  • Prepare all equipment in advance of programs
  • Serve as role model for Mohonk Preserve’s stewardship ethics and philosophy of environmental education
  • Train to deliver outreach programs to schools, libraries, and the community
  • Lead outdoor environmental education programs and hikes


Position Start Date:

Thursday, September 1, 2022

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How to Apply:

Resumes will be accepted with letter of interest and 3 professional references for contact (include email & phone). Applications must be received by August 1, 2022. Email to:


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Compensation Information:

Salary: $16/hour; housing provided if needed 

Contact Name:

Director of Education

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