Tuesday, January 4, 2011

SEASONAL EDUCATOR - Pickering Creek Audubon Center

Pickering Creek Audubon Center seeks a Seasonal Educator to help develop and teach environmental school programs and the summer EcoCamp.

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: February–August 2011
STIPEND: $11.96 per hour, housing onsite with monthly rent.
DEADLINE: Friday, January 21, 2011
·School year: Prepare and teach hand-on environmental education school programs on site and in local schools, 1st through 12th grade
·School year: Develop, prepare and teach public programs for families, adults and youth
·EcoCamp: Lead groups of 8-12 campers and 1-3 Assistant Naturalists during 4-5 day camp weeks for 7 weeks. A typical camp day runs 8 AM to 5 PM, with campers here from 9 AM-4 PM
·EcoCamp: Plan, prepare and lead nature-themed games, activities, songs, and crafts
·Serve as a role model naturalist and environmental steward
·Work closely with other seasonal educators and full time staff to plan and implement programs
·Animal care of program animals (reptiles)
·Opportunity to develop and complete an independent project
·Help with maintenance of buildings and grounds
·Occasional weekend program responsibilities

·At least one year of experience working with children and adults in an educational setting
·College education with a background in biology, education, environmental education, environmental science or related field
·Enjoy working with others and children of all ages in an outdoor setting
·Be flexible and self-motivated
·Ability to work with minimal supervision
·Professional and friendly manner

To apply please send cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Mandy Smith
Education Coordinator
Pickering Creek Audubon Center
11450 Audubon Lane
Easton, MD 21601
Phone: 410/822-4903


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