Spring Environmental Educator

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies

Homer, Alaska

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $15-16 / hour DOE + housing

Instill wonder, scientific understanding, and love for coastal ecosystems with students from throughout Alaska.  The Spring Environmental Educator will co-lead overnight educational programs with the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies (CACS) in semi-remote and semi-rustic locations around Kachemak Bay. This person will work alongside the School Program Coordinator and other environmental educators to lead educational programs, learn together about best practices in experiential, place-based education and to gain knowledge of Alaskan coastal ecology. Educational programs are well-developed and supported but provide opportunities for creativity and flexibility. Field sites feature rocky intertidal areas of outstanding diversity, a coastal forest trail system, and salt and freshwater wetlands. Please visit our website for a full job description and application instructions. https://akcoastalstudies.org/about-us/jobs-volunteers.html

This position runs from March 25-May 25, 2024 with the opportunity to extend by a week or transition into a summer position (posted later in the year). 


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references to
jobs@akcoastalstudies.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis with a priority deadline of November 21, 2024.   

In your 1-page cover letter, please explain why you are interested in this position and describe the relevant work, academic, and/or life experience that you will bring to this position. Please indicate in both the cover letter and email subject line the position for which you are applying.

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Category Environmental Education, Marine Biology
Tags Nature Center