AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Educator

Nahant Marsh

Temporary
Iowa
Posted 1 week ago

AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Educator
Nahant Marsh is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a temporary AmeriCorps 4-H Environmental Education member. The position requires the successful completion of at least 900 hours (approximately 30-40 hours per week) of service. Hours per week can be flexible, but the member must complete a minimum of 900 hours by the end of their term. The member will receive a living allowance of approx. $7,235 to be distributed monthly over the term of service. Additionally, the member will receive a $2,960 Education Award will be rewarded upon completion of the term.

We are seeking a motivated, out-going person with a background in natural resources, biology, parks, recreation, or community organizing, administration, or communications. The person must have strong communication skills and a desire to work with diverse groups of people. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to gain valuable experience in education and conservation.

Under general supervision of the Education Coordinator, assist in planning, promoting, developing, and conducting interpretive and educational programs for the schools, public, and groups.

  • Make connections with individuals and volunteers in the community for program outreach and program enhancement.
  • Partner with local school districts, pre-schools, non-profits, scout groups, and other organizations to develop and lead educational programs that promote healthy lifestyles, environmental stewardship, and prepare youth for STEM-related careers.
  • Developing and implementing STEM educational curriculum for pre-K through senior citizen audiences.
  • Enhancing and expanding winter, summer, weekend, and afterschool educational opportunities for the public.
  • Developing hands-on STEM activities for public events.
  • Make connections with individuals and volunteers in the community for program outreach and program enhancement.
  • Train and assist volunteers in natural resource management, research, and youth education.

Term of Service: April 1, 2019 – October 31, 2019

To apply, send resume, cover letter, and references by March 1, 2019, to:

Nahant Marsh Education Center

ATTN: Amy Loving

4220 Wapello Ave.

Davenport, IA 52802

 Or email to:

aloving@eicc.edu

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