Environmental Education Teacher & Trainer
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
The Environmental Education Teachers & Trainers, with at least a bachelor’s degree in environmental management, conservation, or related field and two years’ experience working with young people and communities especially in the area of environmental education/conservation are needed to work collaboratively with staff members of NCA and Caribbean SEA to plan curriculum and activities and support programs that will bring students from the northern and southern parts of the island. One PCRV will focus on working with clubs in schools in the north of the island, while another PCRV will focus on schools in the south. The goal of this assignment is to strengthen the capacity of NCA and Caribbean SEA to educate students about the importance of the eco-systems and to involve them in the efforts of environmental preservation and ensure counterparts are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to ensure the sustainability of the project.
Please note these are approximate departure dates and may change due to programmatic needs.
o Two or more years’ experience in working with young people and communities especially in the area of environmental education/conservation
o Experience developing of clubs or school-based organizations
o Ability to train or facilitate trainings for adult learners
o Proficient computer skills using MS Word, Excel, Publisher and Internet.
o Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Medical Considerations in Eastern Caribbean
- Eastern Caribbean may not be able to support Volunteers with the following medical conditions: ongoing counseling.
- The following medication(s) are not permitted for legal or cultural reasons: none identified.
- Volunteers who should avoid the following food(s) may not be able to serve: none identified.
- After arrival in Eastern Caribbean, Peace Corps provides and applicants are required to have an annual flu shot and mandatory immunizations.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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