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 email@example.com by January 19, 2018. Please indicate desired position.
Education Program Coordinator
Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
708 Smokey Bay Way
Homer, AK 99603
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.