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Alabama 4-H Science School Instructor

Columbiana AL

The Alabama 4-H Center rests on 264 acres of lush rolling woodlands along the banks of beautiful Lay Lake and is surrounded by some of the state’s most ecologically diverse features, including the Cahaba River, Talladega National Forest, Cheaha Wilderness and Oak Mountain State Park.

The center is also located only 35 miles from Birmingham, a culturally diverse city with excellent dining, music and arts.

Email resume and references to Amy Walker arw0003@auburn.edu

Visit our website at www.alabama4hscienceschool.org for more information.


Responsibilities include: facilitate a wide range of programs including environmental, outdoor and experiential education such as macro invertebrate studies, herpetology, canoeing, climbing wall, and challenge course (85%); animal care (10%); provide program maintenance and develop-ment (4%); general maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, and kitchen duties (1%).

Training/Educational opportunities: 15- day extensive staff training on all programs provided at the center; Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR (End of Spring Season/Beginning of Summer Season); Alabama Boating Certification Course (Fall and Spring seasons).


Requirements: Genuine interest in children and teaching; positive attitude; outgoing personality; open-minded; willingness to learn; well-developed communication skills and leadership ability.

An BA/BS in education, environmental education, outdoor education, natural science, recreation or related field

The ability to pass a criminal background check.

1-2 seasons previous experience in field preferred.


Season Commitment:

Spring Mid Feb – Mid May

Summer: End of May – Mid August

Fall: Mid August – Mid December


*Preference will be shown to applicants interested in making a 2 or more season commitment

Salary: $400/week. Room and board provided

Posted November 30, 2017

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