Naturalist and Environmental Educator Positions-Alaska

Agency
The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
Location
Homer, AK
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$1,500-$1,900/ month DOE plus housing
Start Date
03/28/2018
Last Date to Apply
01/19/2018
Website
https://akcoastalstudies.org/about-us/jobs-volunteers.html
Description
Do you enjoy getting people excited about our natural world? As an Environmental Educator, Naturalist or Intern with the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, you’ll have the opportunity to share your energy and enthusiasm by leading educational programs for children, school groups, and visitors to Alaska. Seasonal staff are employed at the Wynn Nature Center (a 140-acre boreal forest preserve), the semi-remote Peterson Bay Field Station and the Yurt on the Homer Spit. As an Environmental Educator during the spring season (March 28th–May 26th), instill wonder, scientific understanding and love for coastal ecosystems with school groups from throughout Alaska. Lead overnight field trips and day trips in the forest, marsh and intertidal zones. As a Naturalist, Intern or Environmental Educator during the summer season (May 28th to September 3rd) impart knowledge and a sense of stewardship with visitors and groups from around the world. Lead multi-day field studies and guided natural history tours, develop programs for all ages and/or participate in citizen monitoring projects. Duties vary depending on the specific position. Benefits include compensation of $1,500–$1,900 per month DOE and housing. To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to jobs@akcoastalstudies.org by January 19, 2018. Please indicate desired position. Contact info Seth Spencer Education Program Coordinator Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies 708 Smokey Bay Way Homer, AK 99603 (907) 235-6714 jobs@akcoastalstudies.org AKCoastalStudies.org
Qualifications
Qualified applicants are energetic and flexible, have a background in environmental education and forest and/or marine ecology, and the maturity to live in group situations.
Contact Person
Seth Spencer
Contact Phone
9072356714
Contact eMail
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