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eeCorps Bilingual Environmental Educator

Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

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Opportunity summary

Term length

9/3/2024 - 8/15/2025

Application window

6/12/2024 - 9/3/2024

Location

Denver, Colorado

Hourly pay equivalent

$15.87

Project summary

Led by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE), the Environmental Education Corps (eeCorps) AmeriCorps Program places AmeriCorps members at organizations throughout Colorado to focus on increasing environmental literacy for PreK-12 students and implementing the goals outlined in the Colorado Environmental Education Plan. eeCorps works directly with teachers, schools, and environmental education providers to support them in expanding reach and increasing impact of EE programming.

Opportunity description

The Bilingual Environmental Educator will serve together with the Education Team to participate in community outreach, assist with social media and marketing, translate necessary documents and text, and facilitate programs in English and Spanish. These programs include field trips, the Outdoor Explorers homeschool enrichment program, a 10-week summer camp, after school programs, family programs, scout trips, and other partner events held year-round.

Benefits

  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Healthcare
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits
  • Childcare

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

English/Spanish bilingual. Ethic of national and community service and a strong desire to create positive change. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Computer literate. High school diploma or GED required. Ability to pass criminal history checks required. Reliable transportation and proof of auto insurance required. U.S. Citizenship or lawful permanent resident status required.

Preferred qualifications

Passionate about Bluff Lake Nature Center’s mission. Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task. Strong communication skills with adults and children. Team player, enthusiastic, organized, creative, critical thinker, and self-motivated. Desire/commitment to learn about Colorado flora and fauna.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor