Chewonki Foundation

Wiscasset, Maine

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details Salary for the Outdoor Classroom season is $355.00 per week plus room and board. Educators earn one half Paid Time Off day each pay period. Health insurance is available in accordance with the Affordable Care Act.

Outdoor Educators work with residential school by programs leading groups of students on base-camping trips and teach outdoor living, team building, and ecology by facilitating a variety of lesson topics; natural history, sustainability, organic farming, and canoeing. Educators live with their students and school chaperone in small camping groups at shore-side campsites on Chewonki Neck or on Islands out in Hockomock Bay, sleeping in tents, cooking over open fires or camp stoves to facilitate positive learning experiences in nature. In addition to their job responsibilities by season, educators are expected to take initiative and be part of the greater community, and to support the Chewonki Mission of promoting personal growth, natural history, and community development.

Position Title: Outdoor Educator

Reports to: OC Coordinator

Exempt/Non-exempt: Exempt

Schedule (hours and weeks): Full Time (4/20/2020 – 10/29/2020)

Benefits Eligible: Yes


For a complete position description and application instructions, please visit the Chewonki Employment Opportunities page. 

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