Organization: McDowell Environmental Center
Job Type: Full-Time, Seasonal
Location: Nauvoo, Alabama
Salary: $350 per week
Come help us share our 1,140 acres of forests, streams, waterfalls, and canyons in northwest Alabama with groups of students from all over the Southeast. Work with the students to foster a sense of community as well as an appreciation, understanding, and responsibility for our environment. Students come from a variety of backgrounds and visit our Center for two, three or four-day programs. These students are mostly in 3rd-8th grade. Teach engaging, hands-on classes in the great outdoors, i.e., aquatic ecology, forest ecology, map & compass skills, earth science, Indigenous history, canoeing, team building, and high ropes. Adapt the established lesson plans to match your teaching style and strengths. Assist with program and curriculum development. Lead evening programs such as campfire, night hikes, astronomy, and live animal programs. Work with a team of passionate and friendly individuals from all across the country. Work week is Monday-Friday with all weekends off. Building a strong and cohesive team is a cornerstone of our program. Two weeks of paid staff training provided, as well as a variety of professional development opportunities throughout the season.
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Closing Date: Is open until filled.