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Environmental Education Instructor

Catalina Island CA

The Catalina Environmental Leadership Program (www.celp.net) is an environmental education program for students in 4th through 12th grade. CELP is a partnership between Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society (www.oceanfutures.org) and Catalina Island Camps (www.catalinaislandcamps.com). Our location on the beautiful west end of Catalina Island in southern California allows us to teach lessons on ecology and sustainability while snorkeling in the kelp forest, kayaking, hiking, teambuilding, and organic gardening. CELP operates a spring and a fall program. Summer job opportunities are also available at our resident summer camp. 

Job Description: We are looking for qualified staff to lead groups of 10 to 15 students on week-long environmental education programs. CELP activities include day and night snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, ropes course, microscope lab, organic gardening, composting, campfires, astronomy, art in nature, tide-pooling, and sustainable living lessons. Responsibilities include lesson planning, preparing program areas, leading day and evening activities, and attending staff meetings. CELP instructors live and work at the camp for the duration of the season. We are currently hiring for our spring season.

Qualifications: CELP instructors must have a Bachelor's degree in a natural or environmental science or a related field, however significant experience in camps and/or education field will be considered. Instructors must also possess strong water skills, a commitment to environmental stewardship, and the ability to work with staff and students of all ages. Instructors must complete Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard, CPR, and First-aid Certifications, which are offered by CELP at the start of the season. Staff must have strong leadership skills, be able to contribute to a small community of educators, and thrive in a rustic, outdoor setting.

Dates of Employment: Our fall seasons runs from August 28 to November 16, 2018.

Salary: $75/day, starting plus full room and board for the duration of the season

Housing: provided fulltime; shared cabins with ocean or canyon views

Meals: provided fulltime; vegetarian and non-vegetarian options available

 

How to Apply: Apply online at www.celp.net. Position will be open until filled.

 

Contact Name: Travis Langen

Telephone: 626-625-0607

Email: travis@catalinaislandcamps.com

Website: www.celp.net

Posted July 27, 2018



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