2023 Seasonal Educator: Washington

Mount St. Helens Institute
Toutle, WA
Job Category
Full time Positions
$19.74 -$21.74/hour. Starting rate is $19.74/ hour with a mid-season wage increase possible based on performance. Educators that work until October 27, 2023, will receive a $500.00 Season Completion Bonus.
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The Mount St. Helens Institute Educators facilitate meaningful experiences for our guests, including leading hikes and other educational activities, helping students build confidence and a sense of belonging in the outdoors, and sharing their enthusiasm for Mount St. Helens with our guests. Our guests are primarily groups of youth ages 6-18, their families, and teachers but also include people of all ages at our rental programs and summer events. Educators will work with a small group of individuals under the direction of the Science Education Manager and with the support of the Science Education Coordinator. Read about our education programs at https://www.mshinstitute.org/learn/. Learn more about the facility at https://www.mshinstitute.org/about us/science-learning-center.html
• Demonstrated 1 + year experience teaching and leading outdoor, science-based education programs for youth, such as at a camp or education center; • Knowledge of Leave No Trace practices and environmental awareness; • Working knowledge of natural history; • Demonstrate personal and professional commitment to equity, inclusion and cultural competency; • Excellent communication skills including public speaking, writing and editing; • Demonstrated computer competency; • Enthusiasm for the mission of the Mount St. Helens Institute; • Be able to work effectively with minimal supervision. • Be willing to be coached and open to feedback; • First aid and CPR (or higher) certification or willingness to obtain before beginning position; • Have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record for the past three years.
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Sonja Melander
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