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Organization: Tiny Trees Outdoor Preschool
Posting Date: September 18th, 2018
Organization: Pacific Education Institute
Apply by: September 21, 2018
This is a 40 hour per week position. Wages are $17.00 - $21.00 per hour dependent on successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. PEI offers a competitive Employee Benefit Plan that includes paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, health, vision, dental, retirement and life insurance benefits.
PEI’s mission is to advance science literacy and deepen student engagement by empowering educators to teach real-world science outdoors. PEI’s FieldSTEM® Model is career connected, locally relevant, integrated, field-based learning designed to advance science literacy and inspire balanced decision making for sustainable communities.
The Program Coordinator provides administrative support for the Program Department and is responsible for statewide educator professional development workshops and event/meeting logistics. This position is full-time and reports to the Program Director.
Workshop and Event Support
Provide support and logistics for educator workshops and events/meetings
Develop marketing materials; such as flyers, press releases and social media posts
Manage online registration platforms
Provide post-workshop follow up
Manage participation in OSPI’s WA State Approved Clock Hours Provider program
Maintain a web-based calendar of workshops and events
Work with Communication Coordinator to implement PEI’s social media strategy
Work with Communication Coordinator to provide support for newsletters, annual reports, etc.
Finance and Administrative Support
Provide administrative/program support to FieldSTEM Coordinators located across the state
Provide logistical support for Program Department travel
Ensure compliance with record retention policy
Share reception and telephone duties
Program Resources Support
Maintain resource inventory
Process orders and resource requests
Support updates to program materials
Desired Qualifications and Skills
• Undergraduate degree preferred in related field; minimum 5 years of experience in program administration with a strong emphasis in workshop/event/meeting logistics
• Experienced in marketing programs and services
• Experience with graphic design, website and social media platforms
• Proficient using Microsoft Office 365, MailChimp, FormAssembly, Eventbrite
• Experienced in data entry and/or database management
• Experience with Salesforce strongly preferred
• Excellent organizational/logistics skills
• Excellent time management skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Effective writing and communication skills
• Interest in the education field with an emphasis in environmental/natural resource education
• Professional, positive, creative, flexible
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Individuals interested in applying for this position should submit a letter of interest, resume and job application found at https://bit.ly/2O04t3Z to Gail Kramer, PEI Finance and HR Director, firstname.lastname@example.org, electronically or by mail to 724 Columbia St. NW, Suite 255, Olympia WA 98501.
Applications will not be accepted in person.
Questions regarding this position may be directed to Gail Kramer at the contact information above.
PEI thoughtfully reviews every resume submitted but will only communicate with those selected for an interview. If we contact you for an interview, please be prepared to undergo a thorough background and professional reference check.
Environmental Science Educators
Organization: NatureBridge at Olympic Park Institute
Location: Port Angeles, WA
Job Type: Full-Time, Seasonal
Apply by: September 13, 2018
Position Start Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Environmental Science Educators are responsible for leading groups of students outdoors for 3-5 day programs in a residential setting. Top candidates will possess a passion for working with students and teaching environmental science, and be highly skilled in outdoor leadership and risk management. Applicants must have teaching experience and training in environmental education content, curricula, and pedagogy, and are WFR/ CPR certified. Compensation includes a competitive daily rate, paid training days, benefits, and housing. All applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience).
Organization: Washington Service Corps
Location: Positions Available in 24 counties throughout Washington (Example: Grays Harbor, Cowlitz, Spokane, Kittitas, Palouse, King and Yakima Counties)
Ten-month positions vary from community educator to green classroom coordinator to Native Plant technician and environmental educator.
The mission of the Washington Service Corps is to promote and support community-based initiatives that:
Strengthen the capacity of local governments and nonprofit organizations, including faith-based and small community-based organizations, to assist individuals, families and communities in need;
Encourage and value diversity by serving geographically diverse communities;
Recruit a diverse applicant pool that includes young and older adults, a balance of individuals who have not attended college and those with college experience, men and women, individuals with disabilities and individuals of all races, ethnicities, faiths and economic backgrounds; and
Increase the amount of volunteering and civic engagement in Washington state by recruiting, supporting and managing volunteers.
Enrichment Instructor (Outside Exploration)
Organization: Associated Recreation Council
Location: Alki Community Center
Pay Rate: $20-$30 Hourly (5-15 hours/week), Schedule TBD
Job Type: Part Time
The Associated Recreation Council (ARC) is seeking an enthusiastic and engaging Enrichment Instructor (Outside Exploration). The Enrichment Instructor will be responsible for teaching a Outside Exploreation course to kids 5 - 12 years old. The instructor will also be responable for creating lessons, engage with a diverse group of children and manage a classroom of students. Creativity, patience, and a love for instruction are a must!
Engage and manage a classroom of 10-18 children;
Instruct after school recreation and enrichment classes;
Build strong relationships with school staff, community center staff, instructors and parents by managing daily attendance sheets and communication with community center partners;
Must be willing to complete training for certification in first aid/CPR, food handlers permit, HIV/AIDS blood-borne pathogens education, and STARS training;
May have opportunities to gain additional hours by covering at other program sites as needed (school-age child care, preschool, teen), including working extended hours during break camps and summer months;
Other duties as assigned by Enrichment Program Administrator and community center staff. *
This is a part-time, non-benefited position. Please apply with your cover letter and resume.
This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications. ARC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and values diverse perspectives and life experiences. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. ARC encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.
Position opened until filled. Applications are reviewed as soon as it is received
StormFest with Highline Public Schools Seeks Naturalists and Translators
Dates: October 6, 10 & 11 (3 days only)
StormFest is a stormwater education festival for all 6th grade classes at Highline Public Schools. We had an incredible first event in the spring and are holding the second StormFest in the fall, for the next class of Highline 6th graders.
As compensation for participation in a half-day training on October 6 and both days of the event, October 10 and 11, we are offering $200 and an additional $50 for individuals offering language services.
We are looking for people, with all levels of experience, to be our station educators. More information on the event and the role in the attached. We are also seeking interpreters.
As you may know, Highline is a beautifully diverse school district and we want our station educators to reflect the multiple languages, races, ethnicities, countries of origin, etc. represented by the community.
I am happy to answer any questions on the event and opportunities to participate. Feel free to call, email or text.
Organization: Nature Conservancy
Location: West Seattle, WA
Americorps Program Application due: October 15, 2018
Start/End Date: 10/16/2018 - 08/31/2019
Job Types: Volunteer & Americorps Internship
The Nature Consortium program is a part of the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association, which promotes growth in the Delridge corridor by providing vital resources including affordable housing, green spaces, arts and culture, and education.
Volunteer Restoration Crew Leads: DNDA’s Nature Consortium program is now taking applications to join our team of Urban Forest Restoration Crew Leads. This is a volunteer position that involves managing and leading teams of volunteers during regularly scheduled work parties. The crew lead(s) will get experience working in an urban forest restoration program and leading volunteers of all ages. The position works on an on-call basis and has significant flexibility to determine their schedule. Strong candidates should have availability on at least four Tuesdays or Saturdays per year from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to lead forest restoration work parties. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.
Americorps environmental education: In order to further our forest restoration and environmental education efforts, AmeriCorps members will assist DNDA in increasing the amount of local residents who participate in our forest restoration programming, as well as engaging local youth in environmental education and EcoArts activities. Members will support the work of the Urban Forest Restoration Team, EcoArts Team and Wetland Stewardship Team to advance the preservation of natural Seattle greenspaces including the West Duwamish Greenbelt and Longfellow Creek watershed. These positions are contingent on funding.
Member Duties : Members will perform volunteer outreach, recruitment and coordination as well as conduct volunteer-based forest restoration efforts while engaging with community members and partners. Additionally, members will assist with youth-centered, educational and creative environmental programming that is inspired by, made from or created in nature. Examples of this youth programming could include reflective writing, constructing a model urban forest, or identifying and illustrating native plants.
Environmental Educator/ FieldSTEM Coordinator
Organizations: Pacific Education Institute (PEI)
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Job Type: Part-Time, .5 FTE
Job Posted: Open until filled.
The Pacific Education Institute (PEI) seek an Environmental Educator/FieldSTEM Coordinator in Ellensburg, WA. As PEI’s Central Washington FieldSTEM Coordinator the person in this position will serve as the regional point of contact for PEI; create and maintain partnerships with school districts, educational leaders, and informal educators and local agricultural, natural resource, environmental science professionals; and facilitate planning and implementation of PEI and FieldSTEM projects.
Represent PEI in the Central Washington Region
Be a positive ambassador of PEI programs and work within the mission to implement PEI strategic plan goals.
Provide regional planning, support and reporting for PEI.
Attend statewide PEI program professional learning workshops/retreats.
Generate regional media for PEI's social marketing and outreach efforts.
School District, School Building and Teacher Networking
Engage and recruit districts, schools and teachers to initiate systemic FieldSTEM implementation.
Conduct a FieldSTEM assessment annually with districts, schools and teachers to determine implementation status and track progress.
Facilitate the on‐going work of districts and schools to embed FieldSTEM.
Inform districts and schools about opportunities for field‐based science education.
Work with PEI Program Director to develop a cadre of Teacher Leaders to function as the point of contact for teachers in their district regarding implementation of the FieldSTEM model. Provide leadership, support and expertise to the Teacher Leaders.
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Conservation Crew- Crew Positions
Job: Washington Conservation Corps
Organization: Washington Department of Ecology
Location: Ellensburg, Tacoma, Wenatchee, etc.
Job Openings: Crew positions are open now
Crew Members: Requirements - Must be 18-25 years old, with limited exceptions made for recently returned military veterans*. Strong preference will be given to Washington state residents. Crew Benefits - Members earn $11 hourly in this full-time position and receive an AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,815 (scholarship) upon successful completion of 11-month contract (1700 hours). Educational loan forbearance and health insurance is available. Gain hands-on experience in the environmental field, improve habitat for fish and wildlife, and build your path to the future by joining Washington Conservation Corps! We are still accepting applications for crews statewide.