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Education Programs Coordinator

Friends of Coastal South Carolina

Awendaw, South Carolina

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details negotiable
Deadline Jul 31, 2024
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

Join us in shaping a sustainable tomorrow through education.  Friends of Coastal South Carolina is seeking a passionate and experienced educator to lead our mission-driven science learning and environmental stewardship programs.

As a nonprofit organization committed to preserving the natural wonders of the South Carolina coast, we've been making a difference since 1996. Our innovative education initiatives reach hundreds of students each year, fostering a deep appreciation for our coastal ecosystems and empowering young minds to become lifelong stewards of the environment.

In this role, you'll have the unique opportunity to blend classroom learning with real-world experiences, utilizing the rich biodiversity of the Francis Marion National Forest and the Waccamaw, Cape Romain, and E.F. Hollings ACE Basin National Wildlife Refuges. By integrating SC Department of Education standards into our curriculum, you'll ensure that students receive a comprehensive and engaging educational experience.

Your responsibilities will encompass teaching, program coordination, and development, as well as impact assessment and outreach efforts. You'll collaborate closely with schools, volunteers, and researchers to create dynamic learning environments that spark curiosity and inspire action.

We're seeking a candidate with a Master's degree in Biology, Science Education, Environmental Science, or a related field, coupled with at least three years of teaching experience in an environmental education setting. Your passion for the natural world, coupled with strong leadership and communication skills, will drive our programs forward.

In return, you'll enjoy a supportive work environment that encourages innovation and professional growth. With the opportunity to participate in shaping our education programs and the opportunity to make a tangible impact on our community. 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please send a one-page cover letter, a concise resume (no more than three pages), and three professional references combined as a single Word or PDF document labeled with your first.last name to Grace Gasper, Executive Director, at grace@sccoastalfriends.org , Please put EPC application in the subject line.  Visit www.sccoastalfriends.org for more information about our organization and programs.

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Environmental Education
Tags Outreach