Environmental Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 5:00pm

Address:

Laconia, NH
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Overview:

Responsible for implementing environmental education programs through our off-site Naturalist-in-the-Classroom programs at local elementary schools (with occasional field trips from those schools to Prescott Farm), work as a camp instructor during our WildQuest winter, spring and summer day camps and plan/teach on-site seasonal public programs.  This is a full-time, year-round, benefited position and includes working one weekend day per week (except during camp weeks).

Responsibilities:

  • Implement Naturalist-in-the-Classroom programs including maintaining necessary annual paperwork, providing resources for teachers, modeling place-based and inquiry learning through teaching, assisting  schools with correlating curriculum to NH Frameworks, keeping records of time spent on programs
  • Work with Education Staff to plan, implement and evaluate public programs (workshops, walks, etc.) on-site at Prescott Farm
  • Plan activities and lead groups of campers during February, April and Summer vacation camps
  • Take care of existing education program materials, supplies and equipment as well as the development of new ones as needed
  • Participate in weekly PFEEC staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum – Master’s Degree preferred in environmental education, education, environmental science or related field
  • Experience in environmental educational program planning, development and implementation
  • Experience working with people of all ages in an outdoor environmental education setting
  • Areas of expertise may include ecology, natural history, gardening, farming, or other environmentally related topics.
  • Ability to lead groups of children and adults in outdoor program settings including moderate level hiking/snowshoeing
  • Creative and enthusiastic communication/presentation skills 
  • Flexibility to work one weekend day/week
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
  • First Aid & CPR certification
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

How to Apply:

Please send letter of interest, resume, and three references via e-mail to Jude Hamel jhamel@prescottfarm.org with the subject line ‘ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR.’  No phone calls, please.