Environmental Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, May 10, 2021, 4:00pm

Address:

Laconia, NH
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Overview:

Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center in Laconia, New Hampshire seeks a full-time Environmental Educator to implement environmental education programs both on site at our 160 acre property and through our off-site Naturalist in the Classroom program at local elementary schools.   Program offerings also include on-site field trips, seasonal Community Connections programs and explore as you go self-directed programs.  Weekly schedule is Tuesday through Saturday with some evenings required.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement Naturalist-in-the-Classroom programs modeling place-based and inquiry learning through teaching, assisting, schools with correlating curriculum to NH Frameworks, keeping records of time spent on programs 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 adult-only or family programs (workshops, walks, etc.) on-site at Prescott Farm
  • Take a leadership role on the education staff in planning and implementing food-related programs including gardening, food preservation, and cooking programs
  • Care for existing education program materials, supplies, and equipment and develop new ones as needed
  • Participate in weekly 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. Preference will be given to candidates with food systems expertise.
  • 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.