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eeCorps Education Programs Assistant

Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

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Opportunity summary

Term length

9/3/2024 - 4/30/2025

Application window

6/12/2024 - 9/3/2024

Location

Morrison, Colorado

Hourly pay equivalent

$12.25

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 Education Programs Assistant will assist with developing new camp lesson plans and education programs, enhance and lead existing school and camp education programs to maximize their impact and reach.

Benefits

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

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

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. 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

Age 18+ required, age 21+ preferred. 2-year Associates degree or 4-year Bachelors’ degree in science or education preferred & coursework in geology, paleontology and earth science is a bonus. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred. 1+ years of inquiry-based education program delivery experience with school & family audiences, preferably in an outdoor or non-profit setting. Excellent public speaking skills. Friendly and outgoing demeanor. Organized and attentive to detail.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor