This position will be responsible for assessing past camp programs and camp participant demographics, developing a pilot program that meets the needs of the participants, conducting a pilot camp session in 2017 and developing a schedule and marketing plan for 2018 camps. The Education Program Development Specialist position will also participate in Community Outreach activities. Outreach activities are very active during the summer, where we attend, festivals, fairs and school activities to educate both children and adults.
• Develop a camp program designed to meet the needs of the camp participants.
• Assist in developing marketing, promotional and community awareness materials and events in relation to and promotion of Summer Wildlife Camps.
• Develop social media promotional material supporting Summer Wildlife Camp program
• Contribute to the enhancement of our website pages that promote our Summer Wildlife Camps and our education animals.
• Develop and implement education program improvements as a member of a summer internship team.
• Facilitate and present Outreach and offsite wildlife education programs.
• Conduct Center presentations and provide the public up-close encounters with our education animals. Take advantage of these presentations to educate the public on the importance of our Texas wildlife.
• Supervise and assist with care for native and exotic education wildlife (birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals).
• Assist in training and enrichment efforts for native and exotic education wildlife (birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals).
• Undergraduate - must have full time status
• Good computer skills
• First aid/CPR certification
• Reliable transportation
• Ability to handle diverse tasks independently, efficiently and accurately
• Self-motivated to organize, set goals and meet deadlines
• Ability to lift/carry equipment and animals up to 35 pounds
• Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral
• Experience working with children, teens or in a camp setting
• Comfortable with and/or curious about wildlife
• Passionate about TWRC’s mission and able to promote and communicate this mission thru children and adult education