The National Audubon Society is a nonprofit conservation organization that protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow. We work throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. Audubon’s state, regional, national, and international programs, nature centers, and chapters have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire, and unite diverse communities in conservation action. As a sentinel species, we recognize that the fate of birds is inextricably tied to the fate of us all.
The Educator reports directly to the Program Manager and provides environmental education to school-aged children, the public, and various community organizations. Environmental Education programs are both on-site and off-site. Along with leading programs, the Educator assists with habitat management, visitor services, social media, and marketing.
$35,000 to $37,000/year
• Bachelor’s degree in the field of education, recreation, environmental studies/science, natural history, geography or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.
• At least one year experience working in environmental education.
• Skills teaching in formal and informal settings to a variety of audiences.
• Ability to create, deliver and evaluate environmental education programs and activities.
• Excellent public speaking, interpersonal and group management skills.
• Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
• Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, including heat and humidity
• CPR & First Aid certified or the ability to become certified prior to employment.
• Must be able to stand and traverse for long periods of time, lift up to 25 lbs. with or without accommodation, and traverse uneven terrain for over 2 miles.
• Ability to work and collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds.
• Able to travel locally and be comfortable with working weekends and occasional evenings.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license.
• Background in North Texas natural history is desirable.
• Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
The National Audubon Society is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, inclusion and equal opportunity and actively seek a diverse pool of candidates in this search.
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