The Kansas Biological Survey & Center for Ecological Research (KBS-CER) is seeking to hire an Education Program Coordinator who will help create and lead a vibrant new program of public education and outreach at the University of Kansas Field Station. The Field Station consists of over 3500 acres in northeastern Kansas and provides infrastructure for field-based research and education as well as a network of nature preserves used for research, public outreach and conservation.
Spend two weeks exploring herpetology in the Central Plains, leading a small group of enthusiastic high schoolers on field trips and active outdoor lessons. The Instructor will get experience sculpting their own field camp curriculum with the assistance of the Sternberg Camps Director. The instructor will be joined by two support staff TAs, including one with a Wilderness First Responder certification.
The Half Day Camp Counselor is responsible with assisting in the day-to-day camp activities. This position is responsible for assisting in the safety and supervision of campers ranging in age from five to eleven years of age
The Nature Camp Director is responsible for assisting in the development, organization, implementation, and directing of a complete recreational nature day camp program. This position is responsible for the safety and supervision of campers and staff from five to eleven years of age.
American Conservation Experience (ACE), a non-profit conservation corps, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), is seeking one Urban Outreach Support Member to contribute to urban outreach programming alongside Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge Staff.
It is with great pleasure and excitement that we share the “final” iteration of the 2022-2025 Affiliate Network Work Plan. This plan is a result of several years of work culminating in a facilitated process to create strategies and tactics to help us reach the Network Goals established last year. This post contains a copy of the work plan, the launch webinar recording, and copies of the slides from the webinar for Affiliates to use.
This position supports all of the operations of the Prairie Park Nature Center. The full time naturalist conducts environmental education programming to schools, visiting groups, and public classes. The position assists in animal care, display construction and maintenance, gift shop ordering and volunteer supervision. The position is responsible for the newsletter and supervising seasonal staff, including summer camps.
Baker University Wetlands in Lawrence, Kansas is seeking an Education and Outreach Specialist (EOS). This position is responsible for developing, planning, coordinating, and providing educational programs at the Baker University Wetlands and Discovery Center to a diversity of audiences, including children, teachers, community groups, the public, and those with disabilities or special needs.
The Director of Development supports the Great Plains Nature Center mission to inspire stewardship of the natural world through learning experiences. This position will develop and implement fundraising plans and events, and foster membership and donor relationships. Through their work, the Director of Development will enhance the reach of the educational programs and resources the Great Plains Nature Center provides our community and those that visit from outside South-Central Kansas.
Summary/Objective: To assist the Flint Hills Discovery Center (FHDC) in achieving its unique mission by setting the vision and strategic direction for the Education Department through the development and implementation of educational activities, volunteer programs, and community involvement.
Baker University Wetlands in Lawrence, Kansas is seeking an Education and Outreach Specialist (EOS). This position is responsible for developing, planning, coordinating and providing educational programs at the Baker University Wetlands and Discovery Center to a diversity of audiences, including children, teachers, community groups, the public, and those with disabilities or special needs.
The Interpretive Lead Teacher is responsible for training and mentoring staff to create an environment that provides unique, interactive, and educational experiences focusing on nature and conservation for Zoo guests. Incumbent promotes Sedgwick County Zoo by exhibiting and training staff to have a positive, unique and memorable impact. Zoo perks included!
Responsible for education programming, including the development of the live animal programs, as well as conducting and evaluating them. These programs include on- and off-grounds classes, spring break, summer, teen, and winter camps, and citizen science activities. Class audiences include the general public, school groups, libraries, senior living centers, preschools/daycares, businesses, scout groups, groups with special needs, homeschool groups, and others.
This three-day experience is full of powerful and engaging keynote speakers, meaningful discussion about the intersection of social justice and climate change, and collaborative conservations between a national network of climate change education leaders. Leave feeling reinvigorated for the new school year and prepared to educate your students to be global citizens.
Date and Time:
Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 12:00am to Friday, July 30, 2021, 11:59pm
IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUESTED: Please call your Representatives and Senators by this Friday, April 23, 2021! Healthy increases to environmental education funding at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are on the horizon. We have a limited-window to show our support for well-funded environmental education by contacting our Senators and Representatives. Read on for all the information you need (including a sample script) to be successful in this effort.
National Environmental Education Week is approaching next week, April 19–23! Join us on Twitter, where we will be hosting a live twitter chat on Tuesday, April 20th as well as a hashtag campaign for environmental education opportunities.
Date and Time:
Monday, April 19, 2021, 8:00am to Friday, April 23, 2021, 6:00pm
The Mr.& Mrs. F.L. Schlagle Library, located at Wyandotte County Lake Park in Kansas City, KS is searching for a summer camp intern. This seasonal position will offer 36 hours per week at $11.00 per hour, Monday through Friday May 24-August 06, 2021.Summer camp intern assists the library's education specialist with kids ages 5-15 in our nine-week summer camp program.
Do you love working with kids of all ages, in all settings, teaching nature, environmental education and science? Join us at the FL Schlagle Library nestled in beautiful Wyandotte County Lake Park in Kansas City, Kansas for this exiting, fulfilling job!
The FHSU Sternberg Museum Science Camps is hiring an instructor for the "Astrobiology" virtual academic summer camp for high schoolers. This is a 2-week program, operating from July 25 - August 6, 2021. Compensation is $1,500 for execution, plus $600 for planning, totaling $2,100. We strongly encourage applications from individuals in demographics underrepresented in the professional earth and life science fields.
FHSU Sternberg Museum Science Camps is hiring an instructor for the "Gems and Metals" virtual academic summer camp for high schoolers. This is a 2-week program, operating from July 25 - August 6, 2021. Compensation is $1,500 for execution, plus $600 for planning, totaling $2,100. We strongly encourage applications from individuals in demographics underrepresented in the professional earth and life science fields.