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Outdoor Educator at EdenAcres Environmental Education - 10703

Job Title: 
Outdoor Educator
EdenAcres Environmental Education
1155 B street
97116 Forest Grove , OR
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Part-Time
Job Description: 

This is a forest school and we are outside learning and exploring all year long, through all sorts of weather conditions and are active all day. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who can work independently as well as in a team, is confident in working with children of various ages and abilities, enjoys being out of doors - rain or shine - , and finds a job that offers new adventures each day energizing.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Nature Days at B-street Farm* - Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8am-3:30pm
Develop and deliver nature-based, experiential learning opportunities for children 6-12
Provide a safe environment at all times
Hold students in an artful and kind way through thick and thin
Maintain the rhythm of the day
Communicate clearly with parents and students
Communicate clearly with other instructors
Handle emergency situations safely and effectively
*To see a full description of the program visit www.edenacres.org/nature-monday

Preferred Characteristics:
Passion for outdoor and experiential education
Experience working with children/youth ranging from k-12 in diverse and often challenging situations
Basic forest/primitive skills
Knowledge of native flora and fauna
Wilderness first aid
Love and appreciation for the natural world

Education & Experience: 

At least 2 years working with children, preferably in an outdoor setting
CPR & First Aid, Epi-pen training
Full rain and winter gear
Be able to lift at least 50 lbs
Be on feet for long periods of time
Grit and compassion

Application Instructions: 

Please send cover letter and resume to info.edenacres@gmail.com

Job Categories: 
Education