Hiring Now! What are your summer plans? Want to spend the summer gaining valuable experience as a Conservation Education Resource Assistant? Want to spend the summer living and work in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area? Like working with kids? The Northwest Youth Corp and Idaho Conservation Corp are offering a Conservation Education Resource Assistant position at the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.
The Youth and Community Engagement Coordinator will work with the Communications and Community Engagement team to develop a community engagement program and facilitate opportunities that connect diverse populations to public lands. Specifically, the coordinator will conduct outreach to community organizations with a focus on engaging traditionally underserved youth and families and develop nature and career programs in partnership with the community organizations.
Listen to Dr. Carolyn Finney, Franklin Environmental Center Resident and Environmental Studies Professor of Practice at Middlebury College, discuss obtaining data and participating in decision-making processes to help address environmental education issues.
Listen to Dr. Oren Pizmony-Levy, Associate Professor in the Department of International and Transcultural Studies at Teachers College at Columbia University, discuss how social movements influence the education system.
The Every Kid Outdoors (formerly Every Kid in a Park) Coordinator position will work to support partners and teachers to design a wide range of curriculum to meet NGSS, STEM learning components, with a goal to inspire students to become future stewards of our public lands.
The position is 10 months that leads to a hiring authority that makes you more competitive when applying for jobs with the Forest Service.
Anticipated Dates: August 2019 - June 2020
Duty Station: Waldport, OR
In the May 2019 installment of the eeINSPIRE webinar series, presented by NAAEE in partnership with the US Forest Service, we heard from Bora Simmons (National Project for Excellence in Environmental Education) and Anne Umali (NAAEE). Watch the recorded webinar focused on new approaches to fostering collaborations and engaging communities using NAAEE’s Guidelines for Excellence.
In the April 2019 installment of NAAEE's monthly webinar series we heard from Nicole Ardoin (Stanford University) and Judy Braus (NAAEE), taking a deep dive into NAAEE’s Toolkit for Engaging People in Conservation Action and discussing how to plan a conservation education program, inspire a conservation ethic, and increase the impact of behavior change efforts. Click here to watch the recorded session!
Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) and Siuslaw National Forest have partnered to achieve the dual goals of increasing access to meaningful outdoor experiences, and increasing interest in natural resource careers and public land management, specifically for traditionally underrepresented and underserved populations. We seek an AmeriCorps candidate who has experience with outdoor recreation, community engagement, conservation education, and event planning.
In the March 2019 installment of NAAEE's monthly webinar series, we heard from three experts in the research, practice, and evaluation of connecting people to nature. This session also kicked off eeINSPIRE, NAAEE's new professional development webinar series presented in partnership with the US Forest Service. Click here to watch the recorded session!