REGI is a non-profit organization dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of injured and orphaned native bird species and public education on wildlife and conservation issues. REGI provides medical treatment, food, housing, and professional care to assure release back into the wild for 600-800+ birds annually. REGI conducts over 200 education programs with live birds of prey to more than 10,000 people annually.
REGI is seeking an energetic and dynamic person for a position as Wildlife Educator. The ideal candidate would have excellent communication skills, previous teaching experience, interact well with children as well as adults, and have a strong interest in conservation.
This position is the core of the education department. The Wildlife Educator will be responsible for program coordination, invoicing, and presentations to youth and adults in a variety of situations; newsletter formatting; handling and training of educational raptors; and assistance in upkeep of educational raptors.
This is a full-time, permanent educator position located at our facility in Antigo, WI. Hours are typically 8am-4pm Monday through Friday, but will include occasional evenings and weekends.
Bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental education, wildlife, or a related field or equivalent experience
Demonstrated skill in developing, implementing, managing, and teaching educational programs
Experience with Microsoft Office programs
Experience with Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop
Good communication skills
Must be flexible and self-driven
Grant writing experience or training a plus
HOW TO APPLY OR FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Please submit application materials to:
Marge Gibson, Executive Director
Subject: Wildlife Educator Position
COVER LETTER, RESUME, & CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THREE (3) PROFESSIONAL WORK REFERENCES, including at least one person who has been your immediate supervisor. For each reference, please indicate the nature of your professional relationship and include the person’s title, e-mail address and telephone number.