The Creature Conservancy is accepting applications for a full time, permanent Education Coordinator to join our team. This position involves planning and implementing curriculum for summer camps, school year day camps, and preschool programs. The Education Coordinator will be overseeing a significant expansion to our educational programs over the next 3 years, and we are seeking a long-term commitment from the right candidate to grow with the position. Primary skills needed include animal handling & presenting, ensuring regulatory compliance, budgeting, public speaking, child management, and the ability to lead a team of counselors and camp assistants.
A 4 year degree in Fisheries & Wildlife Sciences, Biology, Education, or a relevant field is required. A minimum of 5 years experience in education, whether formal or informal, is preferred. To thrive in this position, you must love working with children, be passionate about environmental interpretation, and be comfortable in a leadership role as well as working on a team. As this job involves animal handling & care, particularly of reptiles & amphibians- animal husbandry experience is a plus.
To apply, please submit a cover letter & resume to Patricia at email@example.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.