Teacher Naturalist

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, August 19, 2016, 5:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Billings, MT
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

Position Description:

The Montana Audubon Center is seeking energetic, self-motivated individuals to join our team of outdoor educators. Teacher Naturalists at the Montana Audubon Center provide guidance and instruction for hands-on, outdoor programming based on the 54-acre Center campus and adjacent riparian corridor. Programs vary in audience, ranging from pre-K to K-12 school field trips to adult workshops, and in subject matter. Topics and activities may include bird walks, canoeing, insect collection, art and craft projects, animal tracking, and habitat improvement projects. Teacher Naturalists assist with program planning and development and may develop lesson plans for some programs with assistance from senior staff.

Position also includes assistance with operations of the Montana Audubon Center, including general cleaning and maintenance of the building, program administration, communication with the public, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Applicants will:

  • Be comfortable working with participants of all ages
  • Have a demonstrated interest in natural resources, environmental and natural sciences, education, and/or outdoor recreation
  • Be comfortable working outdoors, in all weather, for extended periods of time
  • Have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be self-motivated, able to work well with others and independently

Priority given to applicants who:

  • Have teaching and/or interpretive experience in formal or non-formal settings
  • Have specific knowledge about the natural history of South-Central Montana

Job Duration:

Other

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three references.

 

Submit your application materials to Carolyn Sevier, Montana Audubon Center, 7026 South

Billings Blvd, Billings, MT, 59101 OR by email to csevier@mtaudubon.org