Practical Farmers of Iowa is seeking a diligent, respectful and passionate person to serve as a habitat education coordinator for the farmer-led education department. For 35 years, Practical Farmers has worked to equip farmers to build resilient farms and communities.The habitat education coordinator will create and deliver educational programs to support farmers and landowners with wildlife habitat and working lands conservation practices.
Service Description: Green Iowa AmeriCorps operates through the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Energy and Environmental Education (UNI CEEE) in Cedar Falls. The program is looking to recruit passionate and motivated individuals for a three-month service experience at one of our 20+ service locations throughout Iowa.
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.
The Heartland Region of the National Association for Interpretation is hosting a 2 day virtual conference complete with a keynote speaker, concurrent sessions, and virtual field trip sessions. Join us March 23-24 starting at 8:30am CT.
Date and Time:
Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 9:30am to Thursday, March 24, 2022, 9:30am
Educators are primarily responsible for the presentation of engaging and inclusive educational programs. On-site and off-site programs highlight connections to the Mississippi River through history, conservation, and STEM topics, utilizing dynamic resources of the NMRMA campus to forge meaningful connections with all audiences. Some of these programs involve the use of live ambassador animals, requiring a degree of comfort around animals.
December 21, 2021
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The Member Engagement and Communications Coordinator will report to the Education and Content Director and will assist with member program development and coordination, membership development, and agency communications support. The Member Engagement and Communications Coordinator is a full-time (40 hours per week), remote position, paying $37,250 to $48,425 DOE. WFAN employees receive health insurance coverage, PTO, retirement fund contribution and paid holidays.
Green Iowa AmeriCorps operates through the University of Northern Iowa’s Center for Energy and Environmental Education (UNI CEEE) in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The program is looking to recruit passionate and motivated individuals for a six-month service experience in one of our 25 service locations. As a member of our new and existing programs sites, you will have the opportunity to create environmental-based projects and plans in conjunction with sustainability leaders throughout the state of Iowa.
The Program Manager will report directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for WFAN program direction and coordination, primarily WFAN’s Harvesting Our Potential and Women Caring for the Land programs; program development through grants identification and application; program partnership cultivation; and responding to requests for information and resources from network members. Time allocations are estimates, and will fluctuate with programmatic needs. Position is remote with travel.
Story County Conservation seeks a full-time naturalist to join a 6-person environmental education team, working with youth and the public, both in schools and in our parks. We engage the public with natural habitats in 30+ parks and natural areas, working to connect people with nature and improve natural resources.
The individual in this position is an employee of AmeriCorps 4H that will perform duties for Des Moines County Conservation, as set out in this document, under the direct supervision of the Environmental Education Coordinator. The individual plans, develops, and presents environmental education, interpretation, conservation education, and outdoor recreation programs for youth summer camps, school programs, afterschool programs, youth groups, and the public.
Kinderhaus, Decorah’s Waldorf-inspired outdoor preschool, is seeking an experienced teacher for our afternoon program starting August 2021. Must have experience with children during naptime, a warm and nurturing presence, and available Monday-Friday, 12 PM-5 PM. We offer a competitive hourly rate and a comfortable and safe working environment. Come be a part of our amazing community!
Are you a teacher that loves being creative with children and exploring nature? Come to Kinderhaus for an amazing and unique teaching experience! Kinderhaus is a Waldorf-inspired, outdoor preschool located in beautiful Decorah, Iowa, and we are hiring a Lead Teacher to start August 2021. Iowa teaching license required.
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
Serve as the assistant preschool teacher for the Creekside Forest School, teaching a mixed age classroom. Plans and prepares lessons that are developmentally appropriate, based on student interests, and enriching for all students. Exercises exceptional teaching practices in a nature-based learning environment. Communicates and partners with families to provide their child with a quality education.
Serve as the lead preschool teacher for the Creekside Forest School, teaching a mixed age classroom. Plans and prepares lessons that are developmentally appropriate, based on students interests, and enriching for all students. Exercises exceptional teaching practices in a nature-based learning environment. Communicates and partners with families to provide their child with a quality education.