Education Program Coordinator-Atlanta

Atlanta Audubon Society
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Part Time Vacancies
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Position Summary The Education Program Coordinator is responsible for organizing and implementing community programs and workshops and assisting the Director of Education with a variety of youth and adult educational opportunities in line with the mission and vision of Atlanta Audubon. Position Duties • Coordinate community and school outreach programs, including scheduling, recruiting teaching naturalists and volunteers, and tracking payments. • Coordinate monthly home school programming with partners. • Develop and revise presentations and program activities as appropriate. • Teach and present programs to all age groups. • Coordinate fee-based workshops including instructor recruitment and relationship management, budget management, scheduling, registration management, preparation of materials, ensuring access to teaching locations, and evaluations. • Assist with professional development workshops and curriculum development. • Coordinate and manage volunteers to maximize their value to the organization, including deployment for outreach programs and office duties that support the education programs. • Develop and maintain partnerships with community groups through educational opportunities and events. • Assist with the long-term strategic development of community outreach. • Represent Atlanta Audubon at environmental and educational events and conferences. Recruit volunteers for festival events. • Provide patron services at the Atlanta Audubon Society office, including greeting guests, answering the phone, and working with interns and volunteers.
Position qualifications The successful candidate will be someone who is passionate about the work of the organization and the conservation of birds and the environment. Qualifications include: • 1-3 years of experience in environmental education and interpretive programming. • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritize activities. • Strong oral and written communication skills a must. • Experience or demonstrated ability to supervise volunteers and educators. • Familiarity with the region’s bird diversity and ecology, and bird conservation issues. • Familiarity with state/national K-12 curricula, learning standards, and educational trends a plus. • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred. • Demonstrated ability in Microsoft Office programs. Must be comfortable learning how to update our website and manage rosters through a customer relationship management (CRM) database. • Valid driver’s license. • Project WILD workshop facilitator certification a plus. • First Aid/CPR certification a plus. Application To apply, please email a statement of interest, resume, and contact information for three references in one PDF document to by Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM.
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Melanie Furr
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