Outdoor Environmental Educator-Washington

Agency
YMCA Camp Colman
Location
Longbranch, WA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
60-65 a day
Start Date
02/11/2019
Last Date to Apply
02/04/2019
Website
https://www.campingandoutdoorleadership.org/orkila-spring-fall-positions-1
Description
Are you ready to enjoy waterfront views of the Olympic Mountain Range in the beautiful Pacific Northwest while working with fun, caring, and adventurous co-workers? Located on a hill rising from the waters of the Puget Sound, YMCA Camp Colman offers an enclosed saltwater lagoon and a mile and a half beach where students can enjoy boating and other water-related activities along with learning about the marine ecosystem and its inhabitants. Outdoor Environmental Educators will prepare lesson plans, teach classes in marine science, forest ecology, outdoor wilderness skills, facilitate activities on the low/high ropes course and climbing tower, and lead activities in the organic gardens, marine center and touch tank, beach front, canoeing and row boating, archery, arts & crafts, night hikes and campfires. Compensation includes $60-$65/day, on-site staff housing with WiFi access and shared kitchen (including a weekly food allowance), meals in the camp lodge, use of camp facilities and gear when not in use (sea kayaks, canoes, climbing tower, and so much more), and experiencing a powerful, intimate community. Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent life experience, at least one season of experience teaching environmental education, strong communication and leadership skills, and passionate about science and the outdoors. Positions are available during the spring season (mid-February to mid-June) or fall (mid-August through early November). If you have enthusiasm for working with children and a positive, committed and service-oriented attitude fill out the online application or email Jillian Escobar with any inquiries.
Qualifications
1.BA/BS degree in related field or equivalent experience. 2.At least one season of experience teaching environmental education. 3.Strong communication and leadership skills. 4.Current Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications. Competencies for success at the Y: •Values - Strengthens the Y's culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work. •Inclusion - Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. •Develop Self and Others - Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development. •Quality Results - Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism. •Change Capacity - Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y's mission. •Inspire Others - Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships. Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible. Apply using this link: https://www.campingandoutdoorleadership.org/orkila-spring-fall-positions-1
Contact Person
Jillian Escobar
Contact eMail
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