Thursday, October 7, 2010

National aquarium job

Job Description:
The National Aquarium is looking for an Education Specialist Youth Programs to teach, lead and help develop a variety of after-school and summer programs for youth inside and outside the Aquarium. This position supervises and mentors students during all phases of the programs.

Responsibilities of this position include helping to select youth for the programs, scheduling students and programs and teaching the youth programs which help youth pursue interests in science and conservation. This position also assists with the college internship program and works with community and visitor programs.

Required Skills/Experience:
A Bachelor's degree in science, education, youth development or related field along with 2 years experience working with youth is required. Some extended days and weekend work is required. Computer literacy, CPR certification and an understanding of the principles of youth development are desired.

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