Job Opportunity: Environmental Education Instructor – University of Washington Mount Rainier Institute

The University of Washington’s Mount Rainier Institute has an outstanding opportunity for a temporary full time Environmental Education Instructor.

In partnership with Mount Rainier National Park, the University of Washington operates the Mount Rainier Institute. The Mount Rainier Institute is a residential environmental education program with a mission is to provide outstanding nature-based education experiences rooted in science, which nurture the next generation of environmental stewards and leaders. We are hiring skilled educators to help establish a solid program with the iconic Mt. Rainier National Park.

Environmental Education (EE) Instructors are key members of the program staff. They lead youth and adults through field science investigations, and teach a variety of topics such as biodiversity, natural history, forestry, resource management, and cultural history of the Pacific Northwest.

EE Instructors have the opportunity for professional growth through the development of their naturalist, outdoor education, and resource interpretation skills and techniques. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of ongoing development of a relatively new residential environmental education program.

Term of Position: Spring 2017 season is late March through mid-June; appointments may involve weekend and evening hours. Shared housing will be provided for a modest monthly rental fee, along with meals when groups are in residence.

For more information, see the full job posting.

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