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To post your job, please send the details to admin@maeoe.com along with application.


Battle Creek Outdoor Education Center

TITLE: Seasonal Outdoor Education Instructor

LOCATION: Battle Creek

POSITION TYPE: Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: Instructors at the OEC play an essential role in the camp experience for visiting students. Instructors are responsible for providing a fun, positive experience in the outdoors for campers. They are in charge of a group of students, either during the day leading activities or overnight doing supervision of the dorm.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume, and 3 reference contacts to Program Coordinator, Kellie Donajkowski, at oeccoordinator@battlecreekpublicschools.org. Phone inquiries are welcome at 269-721-8161. More information is on our website www.clearlakecamp.org. The OEC accepts applications on a rolling basis. Positions close once filled.

Posted 03/14/2019


Williamston Community Schools

TITLE: High School Integrated Science Teacher

LOCATION: Williamston

POSITION TYPE: Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: Full time 1.0 FTE High School Integrated Science Teacher position for the 2019-2020 school year.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: Candidates need to apply online at http://tinyurl.com/WCSApps through the Frontline application process. Deadline is April 8, 2019 at Noon.

Posted 03/14/2019


SEEDS

TITLE: After School Program Director

LOCATION: Traverse City

POSITION TYPE: Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Program Director ensures that SEEDS After School Program 1. Serves local youth and their families with high quality academic and cultural enrichment opportunities in a safe learning environment 2. Maintains compliance at each after school site with all LARA and MDE requirements 3. Integrates program activities with the broader SEEDS mission and goals, prioritizing Eco-STEM and related Humanities youth experiences

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: Interested candidates may submit a cover letter, resume, and compensation expectations to jobs@ecoseeds.org.

Posted 03/14/2019


GVSU Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI)

TITLE: Education Assistant

LOCATION: Muskegon

POSITION TYPE: Seasonal Part Time (late spring and early fall)

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Education Assistant will team teach in the GVSU R. B. Annis Educational Foundation classroom at AWRI.  The classroom supports our vessel-based outreach program for students in grades 4 and up.  The Education Assistant will facilitate hands-on science activities relating to water quality.  From April 16th through June 5th, there are usually two groups per day for 2 to 4 days a week.  The early fall schedule is still being determined but classes will be scheduled in the time frame after Labor Day through October 18th.

A teaching credential is preferred but not mandatory. The applicant must be skilled in working with students and should have a background/interest in science and environmental education.  As per the GVSU Minors on Campus policy, the selected individual will be subject to a background check.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please contact Janet Vail at (616) 331-3048 or vailj@gvsu.edu.

TO APPLY: If interested, please email your resume including references, a letter of interest including any science/environmental education background and teaching experience, and/or any questions to Janet Vail at the following: vailj@gvsu.edu. Applications are due by March 31, 2019

Posted 03/09/2019


Belle Isle Conservancy

TITLE: Education Specialist

LOCATION: Detroit

POSITION TYPE: Full Time

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Education Specialist will support our National Science Foundation grant-funded project titled ‘ Promoting Student Interest in Science and Science Careers through a Scalable Place-based Environmental Educational Program at a Public Aquarium’ which provides a 5th grade field trip program at the Belle Isle Aquarium for participating teachers’ classes (see the following grant project overview). Duties will include teacher recruitment for the project, participating in the Summer Institute (Aug. 5-9, 2019) and other trainings, delivery of interactive field trips, set-up and take down of field trip materials, scheduling and logistics of field trips, and participation in team meetings. This is a contractual appointment and will only last through the duration of the project funding (approximately 2 years).

Additionally, the Education Specialist will play an important role in supporting teachers in the development and implementation of small grant projects for the classroom and lesson plans related to the Belle Isle Aquarium. Travel will be required to schools during the school week to support teacher lessons and grant projects. Travel will be reimbursed.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: If interested please email your resume and or any questions to Amy Emmert at the following: emmerta@belleisleconservancy.org. Applications due by April 8, 2019

Posted 03/07/2019


Kalamazoo Nature Center

TITLE: Seasonal Environmental Educator

LOCATION: Kalamazoo

POSITION TYPE: Seasonal, Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Kalamazoo Nature Center seeks Environmental Educators (EE) who are connected to the outdoors and have a passion for sharing it. Our educators are knowledgeable about our local ecosystems and current environmental issues. Their key objective is to facilitate experiences, which support learning and/or engagement between people and nature. The EE will collaborate with the Learning and Engagement (LE) team to lead our variety of group and public programs serving our diverse community. The EE will work with key members of the LE team to develop and improve upon programs aligning with the Kalamazoo Nature Center Mission. The Environmental Educator will be a key public face for our organization, spending the majority of their time programming with the public. This position includes weekdays, weekends, and evenings and has potential to become year round, full time.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: To apply please submit your resume and cover letter by April 1st, 2019 to ALane@naturecenter.org

Posted 03/07/2019


Kalamazoo Nature Center

TITLE: Camp Director

LOCATION: Kalamazoo

POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION: Our Camp Director will work with the VP of Learning and Engagement and lead the development, organization, and delivery of KNC Camp programs. Our objective is to offer a camp experience which fosters a connection to nature while also providing net positive funds to help support other programs with this same objective. KNC camp will seek to fulfill our mission through a broad variety of approaches and create a camp culture where all members of our community have a sense of belonging with KNC and in nature. This person will supervise all paid and unpaid (volunteer) staff working in this area. The Camp Director will support all programs, animal care, events, and public programs individually and with staffing resources during “off season” periods of our camp programming year. This person will be key in the development of an equitable and positive approach toward engagement of KNC with our whole community. Our Camp Director has a high level of responsibility toward defining and modeling who we are as an institution as well as leading a model which helps sustain our organization, and will work alongside the VP of Learning and Engagement to strive toward excellence.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: To apply please send a cover letter and resume to Jenny Doezema. jdoezema@naturecenter.org by March 18th.

Posted 03/07/2019


Kalamazoo Nature Center

TITLE: Seasonal Farm Assistant

LOCATION: Kalamazoo

POSITION TYPE: Part Time, Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION: The DeLano Farm at the Kalamazoo Nature Center aims to provide an educational, interactive example of ecologically sound, regenerative agriculture on a historic Michigan farm dating to the 1850’s. We maintain a small CSA that focuses on experiential learning as well as quality produce. We keep traditional agricultural livestock to illustrate the interconnection between nutrient-dense plants and healthy animals. We tend to other smaller garden plots that focus on historically appropriate varieties or varieties and design that appeal to children. Additionally we provide educational programming that explores different facets of agriculture and how we are all connected to our environment through the food we consume.

The Seasonal Farm Assistant will assist the farm director with a wide variety of tasks, including, but not limited to: Customer service and education on CSA days, animal care and feeding, transplanting, seeding, watering, weeding, mulching and harvesting vegetables, flowers and herbs. Agricultural workers will be expected to reliably perform tasks related to garden and animal maintenance and well-being.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: Application deadline is April 1, 2019. Apply online at kclemente@naturecenter.org

Posted 03/07/2019


Kalamazoo Nature Center

TITLE: Farm Intern

LOCATION: Kalamazoo

POSITION TYPE: Part Time, Seasonal

JOB DESCRIPTION: The DeLano Farm at the Kalamazoo Nature Center aims to provide an educational, interactive example of ecologically sound, regenerative agriculture on a historic Michigan farm dating to the 1850’s. We maintain a small CSA that focuses on experiential learning as well as quality produce. We keep traditional agricultural livestock to illustrate the interconnection between nutrient-dense plants and healthy animals. We provide educational programming that explores different facets of agriculture and how we are all connected to our environment through the food we consume. Our farm is our “classroom” along with a few smaller garden plots that focus on historically appropriate varieties or varieties and design that appeal to children.

Farm interns will assist the farm director with a wide variety of tasks, including, but not limited to: Customer service and education on CSA days, animal care and feeding, transplanting, seeding, watering, weeding, mulching and harvesting vegetables, flowers and herbs. Farm internships are educational positions, designed to provide a broad exposure to both the rationale and methods behind small scale regenerative agriculture. Start Date: Early May 2019

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: Application deadline is April 1, 2019. Apply online at kclemente@naturecenter.org

Posted 03/07/2019


Detroit Audubon

TITLE: Office Administrator

LOCATION: Detroit

POSITION TYPE: Part time, permanent

JOB DESCRIPTION: This is a part-time professional position which serves at the most public face of the organization and handles the logistics of day-to-day operation of the office of this growing environmental non-profit. The incumbent will serve as office receptionist, provide office support for the organization’s operation, document expenses, create compliance reports and applications, manage our small travelling bookstore, maintain, update, and retrieve needed information from our donor/member/volunteer/partner database, manage logistics of our twice yearly donation appeals, and maintain our website.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about the position, please click here to be taken to our website.

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three letters of reference to Rochelle Breitenbach, Detroit Audubon President, at staff@detroitaudubon.org.

Posted 02/28/2019


Tamarack Adventure & Retreat Center

TITLE: Residential Outdoor Educator

LOCATION: Ortonville

POSITION TYPE: Seasonal - single or multi-season positions available

JOB DESCRIPTION: Do you love spending time outdoors and wish you could get paid for it? At Tamarack our staff are the vital link between nature and the classroom. Tamarack Adventure & Retreat Center is looking for qualified candidates who can think critically, take initiative, and inspire those around them to explore their potential. In addition to many others, an Outdoor Educator’s primary responsibility is to deliver phenomenal experiential education programming to all clientele and foster a positive learning environment.

With over 50 programs, no two days at Tamarack are the same. Most educators master between 7-10 classes – enough to keep your days interesting without getting overwhelmed.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: Apply online at Join Our Team! or email Marisa Murphy at mmurphy@tamarackcamps.com

Posted 02/18/2019


Farmington Hills Nature Center

TITLE: Nature Camp Leaders and Aides

LOCATION: Farmington Hills

POSITION TYPE: Part Time, Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Nature Camp Leaders and Aides will create and lead unique nature-themed day camp programs for children ages 3-12 years, supervise and provide a safe environment for children, develop lesson plans, and interact with children through camp activities.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: All candidates must complete a City of Farmington Hills employment application. Applications are located at www.fhgov.com or in the Human Resources Department at City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48336). Please email the completed application and supporting documents to hr@fhgov.com or in person to the HR Department for consideration.

Posted 02/18/2019


Farmington Hills Nature Center

TITLE: Nature Center Leader

LOCATION: Farmington Hills

POSITION TYPE: Part Time, Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Leader will lead environmental outreach, educational and public programs. The leader will assist with program development, help with exhibit design and upkeep, care for aquariums and nature center animals, answer visitor’s questions and phone calls, manage group visits and other miscellaneous duties as needed. Directly accountable to the Recreation Specialist (Nature Center Supervisor) and adjunctly accountable to the Recreation Superintendent. Performs other duties as assigned.

DETAILS: For more detailed information about this position, please click here.

TO APPLY: All candidates must complete a City of Farmington Hills employment application. Applications are located at www.fhgov.com or in the Human Resources Department at City Hall (31555 West Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48336). Please email the completed application and supporting documents to hr@fhgov.com or in person to the HR Department for consideration.

Posted 02/18/2019