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EE Program Coordinator
Organization: Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center
Location: Carnation, WA
Application due: August 27, 2017

  • Oversee OxEd registrations (including teacher communication, accepting payment, scheduling)
  • Support for the design, implementation and data collection for program evaluations
  • Assist the OxEd Program Manager to plan, design, market, evaluate and document field trips.
  • Actively contributes to hiring, training, and oversight of OxEd staff and volunteers.
  • Utilizing the program registration software, generate reports for Oxbow management and as needed for external relations.

Coordination and planning

  • Assist to design, plan, and strengthen appropriate farm- and classroom-based programs for grades pre-k through 5th with input from teachers and curriculum specialists. Contribute to programming for middle and high school students.
  • Represent the Education Programs vis-a-vis other Oxbow staff (administration, volunteer coordination, communication, etc.)
  • Assist with hiring, training and oversight of OxEd staff and volunteers

Spring, fall, and winter programs

  • Oversee coordination of school field trips—assist with group registration, scheduling and payment
  • Coordinate with teachers, and organize staff on-farm prior to all trips
  • Lead spring, fall and winter programs for all age levels
  • Visit classrooms in winter as an Oxbow Farmer—learn and teach in-class lessons, maintain program materials
  • Assist the Ox Ed Program Manager to plan, design, market, evaluate and document Spring, Winter and Fall programs
  • Contribute to Oxbow curricular enhancements and linkages to Next Generation Science Standards
  • Coordinate with teachers to arrange school visits

Summer Camp

This position supports the Summer Camp director in planning and delivering summer camp.

New Initiatives

Participate in identifying, planning and pursuing new EE initiatives and funding opportunities. Potential initiatives include Farm-to-School projects and food and cooking education programs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.A./B.S. degree in education, science or related field, or a combination of equivalent education and work experience
  • Experience in outdoor education and working with kids
  • Strong leadership skills, confident giving direction and managing people and activities

Program Naturalist

Job: Program Naturalist

Organization: Nature Vision
Location: Woodinville, WA
Deadline to Apply: September 5, 2017
Job Type: Part-time

Position description

Duties include but are not limited to: 

Presenting environmental education and outreach programs to schools and other groups in classrooms and outdoor settings from the Nature Vision menu of programs.  Training is provided. 
Prep and clean-up of materials for presentations.
Driving to presentation sites driving across King and parts of Snohomish County to reach schools and other sites registered for programs.  Our main office is located in Woodinville, WA.
Special projects as assigned.

Start Date:  Late September 2017

Hours: Part-time, 8-30 hours/week, varies according to candidate availability and program registration

Salary: $15-$16/hour to start                                                                         

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and experience in Education, Interpretation, Biological Sciences, Environmental Science or a related field.  Combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to work in the field and in classrooms with diverse groups of students.  Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and able to read, speak, and write the English language clearly. Must pass WA State Patrol criminal records check.

Special Requirements: Must possess a valid Washington State Drivers’ License and own insured vehicle to drive to field sites. Mileage is reimbursed at federal rate.  Must maintain current Adult, Child and Infant CPR/AED and First Aid certificates. May need to occasionally lift objects up to 50 lbs.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to Chuck Janovick, Education Coordinator cjanovick@naturevision.org (link sends e-mail) by September 5, 2017 at 5 p.m.
 

 

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Job: Intern - Curatorial for Fort Nisqually Living History Museum
Organization: Tacoma Metro Parks
Location: Tacoma, WA

Job Type: Internship

Job Description

The intern will learn curatorial skills; assist with cataloging (photographing and entering the collection records into a muesum data base). The intern may also assist with artifact conservation in a variety of mediums and work with specialized tours as well as maintenance and care of artifacts on display in period rooms. The intern may learn about and work with the research library.
 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited four-year college or university with course work in a related field
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely orally and in writing
  • Read and interpret accuratley difficult and complex material; collect, compile and objectively analyze data; write clear and concise reports
  • Must be proficient in Mircrosoft software applications
  • Applicants having a background in history or museum studies will be given priority
  • Applicants must have completed at least two years of college