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Environmental Education Instructor

Deadline:
Employer:
Blue Ridge Outdoor Education Center
Job Field:
Forestry
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Wildlife
Other
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
Toccoa
Job Description:

Teach and maintain environmental education classes in the beautiful southern Appalachian Mountains during residential programs, ages 7-16. Facilitate outdoor education programs such as high ropes and climbing walls with child and adult groups. Lead adventure programs such as rock climbing and backpacking. Some weekend work required. Opportunities available for curriculum development for experienced employees. Blue Ridge prides itself on meeting the needs of our schools by meeting the Georgia Performance Standards. 

Qualifications:

Committed, energetic, community-oriented individuals. BS or BA required. Preference given to those with majors in biology, natural sciences, or related field. Knowledge of wetland, stream and forest ecology. Residential program experience and knowledge of Blue Ridge ecosystems preferred. Applicant should be dynamic and have a sincere interest in working with kids of all ages and learning about the natural world. 

Salary:
$255/week
Benefits:

Compensation begins at $255/wk plus room & board and catastrophic health insurance. First Aid, CPR, and high ropes training provided. Training in Georgia Adopt-a-stream and Project Wild. Training times are tentative based on our seasonal schedules. 

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Blake Burks at blueridgedir@campmikell.com