Education Associate

Tuleyome

About the organization

Tuleyome is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit conservation organization based in Woodland, California. The word “Tuleyome” (pronounced too-lee-OME-ee) is a Lake Miwok Indian word that means “deep home place”. And that term “deep home place” exemplifies our deep connection to our environment, our communities and our regional public lands.

Duties

Tuleyome is seeking a leader to help design, implement and deliver Tuleyome’s science and education programs. The educational program utilizes a combination of public and school-based excursions, projects and events locally and throughout the Northern Inner Coastal Range of California. The Education Associate works with Tuleyome’s team and local, regional and statewide conservation organizations, local, state and federal agencies, local landowners and businesses, and teachers and schools, to create and enhance educational opportunities for youth and adults locally and throughout the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument region. The Education Associate is an essential part of the Tuleyome team and works under the leadership of the Executive Director. This is an exceptional opportunity for a motivated and creative educator with an excitement for the outdoors to maximize and strengthen Tuleyome and its efforts to defend, protect, expand, and restore the lands in our region.

• Increase knowledge of, and engagement in, our natural environment in diverse and
underserved communities.
• Create and expand outdoor educational opportunities for youth and adults locally and
throughout the Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument region.
• Oversee, design and implement engaging nature and science programs, classes and events
that meet youth educational standards at Woodland Regional Park.
• Work collaboratively with partners to ensure and promote a portfolio

Qualifications

The Education Associate will have a love of the environment and outdoor recreation, experience
in nature education, knowledge of the local natural environment, as well as an understanding of
the importance of public access to public lands. They will also have outstanding leadership and
interpersonal skills, the ability to work with people from a range of diverse backgrounds, and to
work on dynamic, high-performance teams. The candidate is committed to Tuleyome’s mission,
emotionally intelligent and has high integrity.

• Experience in successfully delivering environmentally focused and related educational
content to children and adults. • Experienced communicator with excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to interact with a wide diversity of people. • Outstanding organization and project management skills. • Experience and skill in using a wide range of social and multi media tools and channels for outreach to target audiences. • A valid driver’s license is required. • Ability to travel regionally and work extended hours as needed. Driving, travel, temporary assignments and occasional extended work hours are required. • Ability to deliver educational experiences outdoors in a variety of weather and circumstances and to hike on uneven surfaces and terrains for extended distances.

Salary

Salary $36,000 to $42,000 annually at 32 hours per week, DOE.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

• Commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within the organization and in the
environmental movement.
• Passion, creativity, integrity, positive attitude, and intellectual curiosity.
• Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Tuleyome will begin reviewing resumes as received. The position will remain open until filled.
Tuleyome is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
information, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. Veteran.

This job description reflects the assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or
restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

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