Environmental Educator (AmeriCorps)Shepherdstown, WV
Work as an Environmental Educator AmeriCorps member for the Potomac Valley Audubon Society in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia (about 1.5 hours from Washington DC).
- Provide instruction to youth in Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan Counties in West Virginia. Audiences include children ages 2-18 from schools, summer day camps, library programs, pre-school programs, homeschool groups, nature birthday parties and other youth agencies as well as family groups. These programs may be scheduled during the weekday, evenings, or weekends.
- Assist in developing new programs, implement activities, and help evaluate programs for effectiveness.
- Help with animal care and cleaning (turtles, hissing cockroaches, worms, and others), nature center interpretation and management, meet/greet visitors and special groups, and giving tours of PVAS properties.
This job is for you if you:
- Enjoy engaging with children through outdoor exploration
- Love nature and working outside
- Thrive in a role as a mentor
- Are excited about working at a non-profit that is progressive, collaborative, and supported by a nature loving team
- Care about equity and diversity
A full job description and how to apply can be found here.
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