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Environmental Education Program Coordinator

Claryville NY

The Frost Valley School Programs department strives to provide opportunities for personal and social growth as well as direct student engagement with the outdoors. Frost Valley is seeking a person with strong leadership, organization and communication skills to join the School Programs department leadership team. The School Programs Coordinator will be expected to actively contribute to the betterment of the program, work to inspire and develop our team of Program Instructors and model Frost Valley’s 8 core values – Stewardship, Diversity, Inclusiveness, Respect, Community, Honesty, Caring and Responsibility. The ideal candidate will put student outcomes first, be able to think creatively, problem solve in a solutions-oriented manner and be flexible. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

The School Programs Coordinator works with the School Programs department to serve approximately 16,000 students and teachers each year. We work with a very diverse set of schools primarily from New York City, Long Island and northern New Jersey, offering you an opportunity to enrich the lives of young people throughout the school year. The Frost Valley School Programs Department strives to provide every student with an opportunity to develop stronger connections with others, deeper connections within their self and a greater connection with the natural world. The School Programs Coordinator is responsible for the planning and implementation of residential and day school trips. This includes the scheduling of classes, communication with teachers and administrators, coordination between FV departments and supervision/development of our team of Program Instructors.


Primary Responsibilities:

Coordinate School Visits – You will be the primary contact for schools before and during their stay. This includes contacting schools before the trip, creating the weekly schedule for staff and schools and ensuring the success of each school’s trip while on site and maintaining evals and records for each school.

Direct Supervision of a team of 22-30 Program Instructors shared between the School Programs, Groups and Family Retreats and Teambuilding departments

Participate in Program Instructor Hiring, Training and Development including Observations, Feedback, Evaluation, Trainings, Mentoring, Inspiration

Communicate effectively and in a timely manner with all FV support departments as related to school programs

Overnight On Call duties

Assist in teaching classes as needed

Maintain Program Equipment, Program Areas and Curriculum

Off-site presentations to school parents and teachers


Pay Range: $27,000-$29,000 doe plus excellent benefits, room and board, paid time off


To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and references to btillman@frostvalley.org or 2000 Frost Valley Rd, Claryville, NY 12725

Posted April 10, 2017

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