Job Opportunity: Seasonal Educator Position Available

Pickering Creek Audubon Center seeks a Seasonal Educator to help develop and teach environmental school programs and the summer EcoCamp.
DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: April or May–August 2011
STIPEND: $11.96 per hour, housing onsite with monthly rent.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
·     School year: Prepare and teach hand-on environmental education school programs on site and in local schools, 1st through 12th grade
·     School year: Develop, prepare and teach public programs for families, adults and youth
·     EcoCamp: Lead groups of 8-12 campers and 1-3 Assistant Naturalists during 4-5 day camp weeks for 7 weeks. A typical camp day runs 8 AM to 5 PM, with campers here from 9 AM-4 PM
·     EcoCamp: Plan, prepare and lead nature-themed games, activities, songs, and crafts
·     Serve as a role model naturalist and environmental steward
·     Work closely with other seasonal educators and full time staff to plan and implement programs
·     Animal care of program animals (reptiles)
·     Opportunity to develop and complete an independent project
·     Help with maintenance of buildings and grounds
·     Occasional weekend program responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:
·     At least one year of experience working with children and adults in an educational setting
·     College education with a background in biology, education, environmental education, environmental science or related field
·     Enjoy working with others and children of all ages in an outdoor setting
·     Be flexible and self-motivated
·     Ability to work with minimal supervision
·     Professional and friendly manner

To apply please send cover letter, resume, and three references to:
Mandy Smith
Education Coordinator
Pickering Creek Audubon Center
11450 Audubon Lane
Easton, MD 21601
mlsmith@audubon.org
Phone: 410/822-4903

 





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