Salmon Naturalists facilitate all components of the Salmon Heroes program, which focuses on salmon ecology, watershed health, and human-salmon connections. The program includes two classroom components as well as a 3-hour field trip at one of our field sites around south King County (Miller and Walker Creeks, Mary Olson Creek, the Cedar River).
As ESC expands its outreach, the Community Engagement Manager is critical to our success. This individual is committed to expanding our outreach and support in the community by articulating the organization’s mission through community events and programs in Burien and Renton (Washington).
Under the direction of the Environmental Science Center’s (ESC) Executive Director, the Community Engagement Manager supports ESC through building community support and awareness.
The Environmental Science Center is currently hiring Beach Naturalists for our spring 2022 Beach Heroes Program. Naturalists will be teaching on-site at Seahurst Beach in Burien, WA, with the potential for some virtual programming as well, as needed due to COVID guidelines and school requirements.
Engage 4th-8th graders in learning about and connecting to their local watershed through salmon ecology! Salmon Naturalists work part-time in the fall and winter, with further opportunities year-round. Depending on current restrictions and guidelines from the Department of Health, naturalists may be teaching virtual and/or in-person at field sites and in schools around south King County, WA.