U.S. nationals: Snohomish Cons Dist Enviro Educator for Watershed Recovery

AmeriCorps
Lake Stevens, WA, United States
Position Type: 
Other
Organization Type: 
Government
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Apply By: 
31 October 2019
38 days remaining

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The AmeriCorps Environmental Educator will be a key team member of Snohomish Conservation District’s Youth Education Program, Sound Education by providing high quality environmental education to youth and families throughout Snohomish County and Camano Island with the goal of increasing local awareness and community engagement in Puget Sound watershed recovery efforts. Sound Education provides hands-on environmental education for the protection of natural resources in Snohomish County and Camano Island with the goal of inspiring the next generation of environmental stewards. Sound Education utilizes pedagogy that is inquiry-based and provocative – encouraging students to be active, empowered critical thinkers. Our lessons include strong hands-on and place-based components to engage learners in meaningful education for the protection of natural resources. The AmeriCorps Environmental Educator will serve with Sound Education team members to implement the following education services to youth and community members: in-classroom presentations/lessons, field trips, interactive/educational booths at community fairs and school STEM and parent nights, youth environmental service learning (serving with youth and families to plant trees and native plants at local restoration sites), teacher workshops, and green schoolyard support. This position is contingent on funding. Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received with interviews taking place until placement is filled.

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Member Duties : 

The AmeriCorps member’s primary duties will include teaching environmental education classes in elementary and secondary public schools 4-5 days a week, assisting with field trip instruction, leading environmental restoration service learning projects and participating in hands-on school and partner organization STEM nights. Additional member duties include volunteer coordination in support of the Sound Education Field Trip Docent Program and the Annual Plant Sale Youth Volunteer Engagement Program.

Program Benefits : 

Stipend ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 

Terms : 

Car recommended . 

Service Areas : 

Education ,  Environment . 

Skills : 

General Skills ,  Education ,  Team Work ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Environment ,  Public Speaking .