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eeCorps Outdoor 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

Hotchkiss, Colorado

Hourly pay equivalent

$14.55

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 AmeriCorps members serving with the eeCorps will engage with the Nature Connection to develop, implement, and enhance programs, projects, and activities that will create progress towards eeCorps and the Nature Connection’s goals. The members will focus on NC's school programs, Learn to Bike, Skis for Kids, and Winter Ecology Days.

Benefits

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

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

2+ years experience working with youth in an educational setting. Willingness to expand knowledge and expertise in outdoor recreation and program management. Current CPR-first aid certification. Wilderness First Aid or Wilderness First Responder preferred (can assist with recertification costs). Ability to drive a vehicle off-road, in snow/inclement weather. Experience driving a loaded utility trailer preferred. Residents of rural communities in Colorado are encouraged to apply.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Rural
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor