Summer Environmental Education Position
About the Position: The Raritan Headwaters Association (RHA), a non-profit conservation organization located in Bedminster, NJ, is seeking Environmental Educators for the summer of 2012. The Educators will be responsible for implementing RHA’s summer Nature Day Camp and Farm Camp, with assistance from a paid intern and high school volunteers. Some prep work will take place during May or June, as convenient to the hired educators. The camp is scheduled for four weeks, approximately 25-30 hours per week. Camp runs Monday through Friday the weeks of July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26 and July 29-August 2.
Preference will be given to candidates that can participate in all four weeks of camp, but consideration will be given to anyone that can participate in at least 2 weeks of camp. RHA will provide lesson plans and materials, with the opportunity for Educators to contribute to lesson plans.
Qualifications: Qualified applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, biology, ecology or a related field, or equivalent experience. Applicants must be comfortable working outdoors (even in inclement weather), have a basic understanding of elementary environmental topics and enjoy working with children. Preferred candidates should be living within commuting distance of Bedminster, NJ.
Hours: 25-30 hours/week
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience.
How to Apply: EMAIL ONLY: Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Lauren Theis at LTheis@raritanheadwaters.org
Applications will be accepted through March 15th, and interviews will begin in late March.
For more information please email LTheis@raritanheadwaters.org or call 908-234-1852 x314