Deadline to Apply: Friday, July 7, 2017, 4:30pm
Organization: Mount Rainier Institute-University of Washington
Environmental Education 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 bio-diversity, 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: Fall 2017 season is late August through mid-November, may involve weekend and evening hours. Shared housing will be provided for a modest monthly rental fee.
Mount Rainier Institute is committed to diversity. We welcome qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, color, sexual orientation, or gender.
- Lead students through Mount Rainier Institute programs in natural and cultural history, inquiry-based field investigations, and resource stewardship for youth and adults; primarily students in grades 3-12.
- Lead half-day and day-long educational hikes (including using snowshoes) on Pack Forest and Mount Rainier National Park trails.
- Assist in the design of customized environmental and science education programs for students of all ages.
- Attend training and regularly scheduled staff meetings.
- Ensure safety and well-being of program participants.
- Conduct evening and weekend programs as needed.
- Assist in the maintenance of all program supplies, equipment, and facilities.
- Assist with other duties as required.