Education Coordinator: Illinois

Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation
Dundee, Illinois
Job Category
Full time Positions
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
• Design and implement education programs and services for delivery to children, adults, and teachers year round • Develop and present summer camp sessions every summer. • Assist with Maple syrup production/must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. • Work with other departments of the Foundation for programming needs and development • Interaction with members through programs, functions and meetings • Create educational teaching materials and exhibits as instructed • Serve as a secondary instructor for Hunter Education classes • Lead all Scout programs • Manage Eagle Scout projects as needed • Design products to market educational programs such as brochures and flyers • Work weekends and evenings as needed • Assist with administrative aspects of the program scheduling and planning • Assist with land restoration activities and trail maintenance • Perform other duties, related to the Foundation in general, as assigned or necessary
EDUCATION • Bachelor's degree in conservation education, science education, environmental science, wildlife biology, ecology, natural resources or related field EXPERIENCE • At least two years experience in education • Strong background in Midwest natural history and conservation issues • Knowledge and support of hunting and fishing • Experience developing creative conservation educational programs and curriculum • Experience working with schools, scouts, volunteers and seasonal staff • Certified Hunter Education Instructor or willing to obtain within 1 year of hire • Certified Archery Instructor or willing to obtain within 1 year of hire • Willing to become a Boy Scout Merit Badge Counselor • Possess CPR and First Aid certification or willing to obtain • Strong public relation skills (teachers, adults, children) • Solid writing and computer skills (proficient in Microsoft Word) • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines for projects • Ability to work well on a team as well as be self directed • Flexible and willing to perform all duties as directed including weekend and evening work; ability to handle changes in daily work schedule: weather, student actions and last minute program modifications TO APPLY SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Traci Brandenburg Director of Conservation Education
Contact Person
Traci Brandenburg
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