Environmental Educator

Contact Name: 
Mike Munro
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Job Location: 
Woodinville, WA/King County
Position Description: 
Environmental Educator Nature Vision is a non-profit environmental education organization that fosters appreciation and stewardship of our environment by educating and connecting community to the world around us. We envision an inspired and connected culture where everyone makes choices for a sustainable future. Nature Vision provides in-classroom, remote, and outdoor learning programs to ensure that all students receive quality nature connections where they need them the most. We serve over 70,000 Pre-K through 12th grade students each year in King and Snohomish Counties Our programming supports the Washington State K-12 Learning Standards and STEM Education and can be easily integrated into schools. Many of our lessons set conceptual foundations and repeat visits help connect one lesson with another. Nature Vision facilitates student access to nature and scientific concepts, thus developing a deep-rooted student interest in making the natural world a necessary and integrated part of daily life. At Nature Vision, we value: • Empowerment through stewardship education and practices • Diversity of staff, partners, and the communities we reach • Creativity and collaboration within our staff, programs, and partnerships • Integrity through best business and teaching practices • Scientifically-accurate program content • A fun and safe learning environment Nature Vision is an equal-opportunity employer. As an organization, we are continuing to learn and implement changes to help us better serve our communities of color, practice inclusivity, and combat racial bias and inequity. We highly encourage persons of color, members of marginalized communities, women, non-binary, and LGBTQIA+ individuals to apply. We are seeking multiple dynamic educators with a high level of creativity, thoughtfulness, and flexibility. Our curriculum reaches many diverse students in our region and educators must be responsive and relevant to all students. Position description: Duties include but are not limited to: • Presenting environmental education and outreach programs in-person and remotely to schools and other groups in classrooms and outdoor settings from the Nature Vision menu of programs. Training is provided. • Prep and clean-up of materials for programs. • Driving to schools and field sites for programs across King and parts of Snohomish County. Our office is located in Woodinville, WA. • Other projects as assigned. Position details: Salary: $17-18 per hour, depending on experience. Mileage reimbursed at federal rate for round trip travel to school program sites from our office in Woodinville, WA. Sick time accrued at 1 hour for every 40 hours worked. Hours: This position will be part time during the school year, ~18-24 hours per week; full time during the summer, 40 hours per week, for camps. Weekend or evening work as needed with advanced notice. Must be available 3 weekdays per week during the school year between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM (school hours). Must be available 5 days a week on weeks worked during the summer from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM every day (camp hours). Start/End Date: 2/23/23-6/23/23 part time; 6/26/23-8/25/23 full time for Summer Camps. Position may continue part- or full-time for the 2023-2024 school year and beyond based on performance and available funding. Mandatory Training/Orientation will be held 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on 2/23/23-3/1/23 (weekdays) at our offices in Woodinville. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and experience in Education, Interpretation, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, or a related field. Combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to work in classrooms and in the field with diverse groups of students. Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident and able to read, speak, and write the English language clearly. Must pass WA State Patrol criminal records check and a background check in any previous state of residency. Special Requirements: Must possess a valid Washington State Drivers’ License and have an insured vehicle to drive to school and field sites. Must maintain current Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid certificates. Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and up to date with COVID-19 vaccines prior to start date. Must be able to load and move up to 50 pounds of equipment with the use of a handcart. To Apply: Please email cover letter AND resume as a single PDF attachment to Mike Munro, Education Manager, (mmunro@naturevision.org) by January 25th at 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time. https://naturevision.org/jobs
Job Type: 
Target Audience: 
Undergraduate Alumni
Application Deadline Date: 
Wednesday, January 25, 2023