Job Postings

Interested in posting a job to the MAEOE website?  Postings are FREE to all MAEOE members and $25 for non-members.  Postings will be sent to all MAEOE members via the MAEOE ListServ once a week (if new jobs are posted during that week) and be shown on the website for 30 days.

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


Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College 

Job Title: Environmental Educator.

Description: The person in the Environmental Educator position delivers and designs high-quality environmental educational experiences for the Environmental Education Outreach (EEO) team at Merry Lea. Primary audiences include PreK-12 and Public participants. This person works closely with other educators (volunteers, graduate/undergraduate students and other staff), and supports program logistics (setup/cleanup, materials preparation). The Environmental Educator interacts directly with participants, and provides excellent customer service to ensure a positive experience. This person additionally provides leadership around the equipment, materials, and infrastructure needed to support EEO programming.

Job responsibilities include:

● Deliver educational programs (for PreK-12 students and Public audiences) both at Merry Lea and offsite, providing excellent customer service for all participants.
● Model appropriate education practices for volunteers, graduate and undergraduate students.
● Revise and develop curriculum.
● Serve as point person for projects, and coordinate the repair, maintenance and inventory for educational materials/equipment.
● Care for the live animals that support EEO programs.

Education, Skills and Experience:

● A Bachelor's Degree in environmental sciences, environmental education, biology, natural resources, education, outdoor education or related field. Master’s in related field preferred .
● 2-3 years experience in teaching.
● Demonstrate a commitment to working with individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds and experiences
● Bilingual in Spanish preferred

Anticipated start date: Mid August, 2018

Merry Lea is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff, and is committed to teaching and working in ways that allow all learners to engage in our programs. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

To apply, visit www.goshen.edu/employment


 Leslie Science & Nature Center in Ann Arbor, MI

Job Title: Summer Camp Educators for the dynamic, 12-week Summer Day Camp program.

Description: LSNC camps encourage discovery, learning, and outdoor play for kids ages 4-11. Summer Camp Educators are responsible for planning educational activities using prepared curricula, leading day camp sessions, supervising field trips, participating in late pick-up activities for campers, and performing other tasks that support the safety and success of our camp.

Working at camp is demanding of one’s time, energy, and emotions. It requires a great deal of self-motivation, patience, and creativity. It will also push you to grow by leaps and bounds as an educator, non-profit staff member, and person. You will be part of an amazing team, you will positively impact the lives of the youth that we serve, and you will spend your summer teaching, playing, and learning in the great outdoors.

To apply: Complete the online application to be considered for a position as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, feel free to forward them on to Etta Heisler, our LSNC Camp and Public Programs Director (etta@lesliesnc.org)  


Fenner Nature Center/Fenner Conservancy - Lansing, MI

Job Title: Summer Day Camp Counselor

Description:  Join Fenner Nature Center’s “Go Wild” day camps for a summer of exploration and adventure. Day camp counselors spend their day teaching, inspiring, coaching, and discovering alongside kids age 4-15. Counselors are responsible for planning and following daily schedules, supervising safety at camp, leading hikes and lessons, maintaining clean camp areas, supervising volunteers, and providing quality, fun, place-based learning for a core group of 10 campers each week. For a full position description and application, please visit our website atmynaturecenter.org/employment 

To Apply: 

Submit Application for Employment with cover letter and 3 letters of reference to

Program Manager
2020 E Mount Hope Ave
Lansing, MI 48910

programs@mynaturecenter.org

Application can be found on our website at:

http://mynaturecenter.org/resources/Documents/Employment%20Application_Interp_Camp.pdf