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  • Multiple Summer Positions, Champaign County Forest Preserve District

    The Champaign County Forest Preserve District is offering seasonal and summer positions thru the Education Department.

  • Outdoor Education Instructor

  • Professional Outdoor Instructor

  • Environmental Education and Facilitation

    Connections Program Facilitator: Connections programs serve middle school students in the Boston Public School (BPS) district. Lasting in length from one to three days with overnights, the Connections program strives to increase interest in science learning and the development of social emotional skills. The majority of these programs will use established curriculum, based on the Massachusetts State Science Standards to foster hands on learning experience in the natural environment. Connections Program Facilitators are responsible for overseeing the safety and course outcomes for agroup of 8-10 Boston Public School students on a Connections expedition. Facilitators promote teamwork, problem solving, character development, and effective communication through group processing and reflection.

  • Education Seasonal Program Leader/Intern


    Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) I Can! Programs introduce Minnesota families to a variety of outdoor activities including camping, fishing, paddling, and rock climbing. Youth Outdoors I Can Paddle! Crew Members serve as paddling instructors and guides for weekend canoe and kayak workshops. Instructors teach basic paddling technique and provide on-the-water guidance for first-time paddlers. Workshops take place on both lakes and rivers managed by the DNR. Instructors provide environmental education throughout the workshops as well, offering participants information about Minnesota’s natural resources.


    The District is currently seeking Seasonal Program Leaders for the 2016 summer season to lead summer environmental education programs, including day camps. Some evening and weekend work is required and scheduling flexibility is a must. Almost all programs are outdoors. Site orientation and training in safety, leadership skills and camp activities is included.

  • Natural Resource Education Coordinator, Missouri Department of Natural Resources due 2/4

    Natural Resource Education Coordinator-This is a full time unclassified position (non-Merit position). This position is located in theDepartment of Natural Resources (DNR) Director’s Office, at the Lewis and Clark State OfficeBuilding in Jefferson City, MO. Application deadline is February 4, 2016.

  • Education and Outreach Coordinator

    The primary responsibility of this position is to fulfill the education and outreach mission of Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve (CCESR), which is to provide science-based educational programs for learners of all ages to improve understanding of our planet’s ecosystems and how they are changing under human pressures. The position involves teaching, developing, and coordinating all education and outreach activities at CCESR, which is near East Bethel, MN. This includes teaching K-12 students, facilitating faculty teaching of university students at CCESR, providing professional development opportunities for K-12 teachers, and creating and leading outreach programs both at CCESR and off-site. Other duties include recruiting and training part-time teaching staff and volunteers, developing and updating programming content, evaluating programming, promoting CCESR by increasing the number of individuals participating in programs, maintaining the CCESR site usage database, reporting progress toward program goals, and working with other CCESR staff to support the research and conservation missions of CCESR.

  • Environmental and Forest Sciences – Assistant Professor (AA15067)

    The University of Washington’s School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) invites applications for a full-time (9-month; 100% FTE) tenure-track Assistant Professor (0116) position to begin Autumn 2016. This position, with a focus on Forest Ecosystem Science and Services, is part of a University of Washington/College of the Environment initiative to strengthen its teaching and research capability in the areas of forest ecosystems, renewable energy, and sustainable technologies.


    The Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship at Colorado StateUniversity is seeking applications and nominations for a nine-month, tenure-track facultyposition at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in forest ecology. The Department isinterdisciplinary and has an applied emphasis, with programs of emphasis in forest ecologyand management, forest fire science, watershed science and management, rangeland ecologyand management, resource policy and planning, and geospatial sciences.


    Bradford Woods, Indiana University’s Outdoor Center, is located in the American Heartland in South Central Indiana. We are surrounded by rolling hills, limestone bluffs, deciduous forests and miles of waterways. Indiana is central to great outdoor adventures with over 25 state parks, World-renowned climbing in nearby Red River Gorge, amazing backpacking in The Hoosier National Forest and miles of mountain bike trails.

  • Summer Educator Intern

    Conduct wolf education and natural history programs for the public and groups. + Teach large and small groups, as well as answer wolf natural history questions from visitors. +Lead interpretive hikes and field trips. +Assist in program development for people of all ages.

  • Outdoor Education Instructor

    Join a positive and enthusiastic team at YMCA Camp Kresge. Nestled in the Poconos right at the base of Mount Yeager, our property encompasses 1,100 beautiful forested acres including our very own 20 acre Beaver Lake. . Our Outdoor Education Mission for students is to create a connection with nature and have fun while learning. Outdoor Education Instructors will teach classes in a variety of topics including Lake Study, Animal Adaptations, Forest Ecology, Discovery Hike, Team Building, Climbing Tower, High Ropes Course, Archery and more.

  • Professional Outdoor Instructor

    PROFESSIONAL OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR: Eleven (11) Temporary, Full-time Positions. Pay: $275/week plus room and partial board (meals while working with programs), Dates: March 6 - May 28, 2016.

    Bradford Woods, Indiana University’s Outdoor Center, is located in the American Heartland in South Central Indiana. We are surrounded by rolling hills, limestone bluffs, deciduous forests and miles of waterways.

  • WQ Outreach and Citizen Monitoring Coordinator

    Utah State University’s Water Quality Extension program ( is seeking a motivated, well-qualified individual to assist in coordinating our statewide water education and volunteer monitoring programs. This is a full year state AmeriCorps position through the Utah Conservation Corps with a focus on community education and volunteer mobilization. 

  • Assistant Professor (Practice) - Coastal Fisheries

    This is a full-time, 12-month, fixed-term, Assistant Professor of Practice position with Oregon Sea Grant (OSG) and Oregon State University Extension Service (OSUES) serving the Oregon Coastal Region with specific emphasis on the North Coast & lower Columbia River. The position will be based in Astoria, Oregon and will report to the OSU Regional Administrator in consultation with the OSG Outreach & Engagement Leader.

  • Outdoor Youth Development Program Instructor

  • MEECS Assistant Project Coordinator, Grand Valley State University

    The Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support program of Grand Valley State University, seeks applicants for a part-time Assistant Project Coordinator ( Application deadline is August 21, 2015.

  • Fall Seasonal Naturalist, Champaign County Forest Preserve District

    The Champaign County Forest Preserve District Education Department seeks a Seasonal Naturalist for fall.

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    Nature Works Everywhere Program Coordinator, The Nature Conservancy

    From The Nature Conservancy:

    "As the Nature Works Everywhere Program Coordinator, you will take a front-seat in helping to drive the success of the Nature Works Everywhere Gardens program by managing grants, interacting with and traveling to schools across the country, tracking progress, and coordinating events."

  • Multiple Positions at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

    The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago is currently seeking to fill six positions: Curriculum Specialist, Director of Development, Marketing Manager, Museum Educator, Exhibit Developer, and Visitor Studies/Exhibit Evaluation.