Summer Environmental Educator

Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary

About the organization

The Friends of Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary (FOHHAS) is a not-for-profit organization, open to all, dedicated to fostering understanding, appreciation, and protection of the environment. FOHHAS provides hands-on outdoor education to youth, adults, and the public. FOHHAS protects nearly 600 acres of Wisconsin lands and waters.

Duties

Position Description:
Environmental Educators will work with the Program Director to implement effective and interactive environmental education programs for youth at our facility. Hunt Hill anticipates hiring up to six environmental educators for the summer of 2020. Environmental Educators can expect a fun and diverse work atmosphere that also provides invaluable job experience in the field of environmental education. The term of employment is Sunday, June 14 to Sunday, August 16, 2020.

Responsibilities include:
1. Develop and implement fun and hands-on environmental education programs, primarily for youth ages 5-12 years old in Hunt Hill’s Youth Day Camp program.
2. Supervise youth campers during Hunt Hill activities and ensure their safety.
3. Assist in logistics for Public Programs.
4.Serve as a cooperating camp staff team member to help fill in, as needed, with various operations throughout the camp.

Qualifications

Qualifications:
* Possess a strong interest in nature, the outdoors, and working with youth.
* Enthusiastic, dependable, and trustworthy.
* Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.
* Ability to work long, flexible hours when needed, including weekends and evenings.
* Experience teaching or working with youth.
* Possess American Red Cross lifeguard certification, or be willing to become certified (training is provided).

Salary

$250/week for 9 weeks

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

To apply, please send the following to Sage Dunham at [email protected]:
* Cover letter
* Resume
* Contact information for three professional references

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