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Company Name:Chippewa Nature Center
Address 1:400 S. Badour Rd.
Address 2: 
Position Title:School Program Educator
Number of Openings:2
Position Type:Other
Position Type Other Description:Environmental Education
Start Date:03/01/2019
Duties:Put your boots on and explore alongside students as they chase butterflies, catch frogs, and learn about past through hands-on environmental education programs. Job Summary: Join a team of creative, passionate professionals who work together to connect children with nature through educational, recreational and cultural experiences. CNC is in search of Educators with a passion for sharing the natural world in relevant, engaging way with students in preschool through high school. Educators work a fixed schedule from 2-5 days a week delivering high quality, curriculum-aligned natural and cultural history programs. Objective: To provide high quality natural and cultural history programs to students during field trips and CNC at Your School programs. Duties & Responsibilities: ? Lead school programs focusing on natural and/or cultural history topics for PreK-12 audiences ? Prepare lesson plans for programs including gathering and preparing all necessary materials ? Maintain supplies and equipment for at least one of the school programs ? Complete appropriate reports (i.e., timesheets, incident reports) ? Attend training sessions and staff meetings ? Work a minimum of 2 days/week, 9 am-3 pm (5 days max) for the Fall and Spring seasons ? Assist with some weekend or evening programs throughout the year (i.e., special events) ? Other duties as assigned
Experience Required:Required Qualifications: ? Degree or experience in environmental education, interpretation, outdoor recreation or related field ? Experience working with children in a group setting ? Ability to communicate with visitors of all ages ? Knowledge of basic interpretive/teaching techniques ? Knowledge of natural and/or cultural history ? Ability to meet the physical demands of the position (i.e., hike over rugged terrain and lift 50 pounds) Prefered Qualifications (ex.:) ? Certification in Project Wet, Project Wild and similar programs is encouraged ? Bachelor’s degree in public history, interpretation, environmental history, or related field with working
Wage or Salary:10.50
Per Hour
Approximate Work Hours or Days:14-35
How to apply:Send cover letter and resume to Jenn Kirts, Director of Programs at or 400 S Badour Road, Midland, MI 48640
Posting End Date:01/25/2019