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SkeenaWild Education Coordinator

Job Description / Posting

Job Description

  • Part time (20 hours/week), with the option for growth

  • Flexible hours, competitive salary based on education and experience, three-month probation period, and benefits

  • Hands-on, energy-intensive position, balancing administrative and planning work with leading hands-on science and nature-based activities and games in both a classroom setting and an outdoor camp setting

  • Lead K-12 school program curriculum including inquiry science-based activities and workshops on salmon, watersheds, water quality testing, stream assessment and climate change

  • Create new engaging environmental education programming

  • Lead summer science camps and education outreach programming for groups of children

    and youth, including preparation and clean up

  • Write and distribute a monthly education e-newsletter and related social media

  • Public outreach and community engagement at events as they arise

  • Hire and supervise summer environmental education staff

  • Identify educational program funding sources, write funding proposals/ reports and track project expenses

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, natural or environmental sciences, parks and recreation, outdoor recreation, or related field preferred.

  • At least 2-years experience in educating children (K-12).

  • A valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

Skills

  • Commitment to environmental stewardship with an approachable, non-judgmental style of

    communication with the public.

  • Knowledge of Pacific salmon, watersheds, ecosystems and climate change.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact and communicate with a variety of audiences and

    partners (children, youth, adults, educators, other community organizations, funders)

  • Strong computer proficiency and office skills.

  • High-energy, creative, self-starter with excellent time management and organizational skills; able to

    meet deadlines and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to work collaboratively as part of our dynamic team.

     

    For more information about the SkeenaWild Education Program, visit www.skeenawild.org/education Application deadline: June 5th by 12am PST. Send a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

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