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Homer AK

Do you enjoy getting people excited about our natural world?  As an Environmental Educator, Naturalist or Intern with the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies in Homer, Alaska, you’ll have the opportunity to share your energy and enthusiasm by leading educational programs for children, school groups, and visitors to Alaska. Seasonal staff are employed at the Wynn Nature Center (a 140-acre boreal forest preserve), the semi-remote Peterson Bay Field Station, and the Yurt on the Spit.

As an Environmental Educator during the Spring Season (March 28–May 26), instill wonder, scientific understanding, and love for coastal ecosystems with school groups from throughout Alaska. Lead overnight field trips and day trips in the forest, marsh, and intertidal zones.

As a Naturalist, Intern or Environmental Educator during the Summer Season (May 28–late August) impart knowledge and a sense of stewardship with visitors and groups from around the world. Lead multi-day field studies and guided natural history tours, develop programs for all ages, and/or participate in citizen monitoring projects. Duties vary depending on the specific position.

Benefits include compensation of $1,500–$1,900 per month DOE and housing.  Qualified applicants are energetic and flexible, have a background in environmental education and forest and/or marine ecology, and the maturity to live in group situations. To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 professional references to jobs@akcoastalstudies.org by January 19, 2018. Please indicate desired position.

All position descriptions found at JOBS. 


Posted November 13, 2017

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