JOB OPENING: Environmental Educator


Work Schedule: Part-Time Regular; Flexible during the week based on programming needs.

Sunday, 10am to 3pm, Will need to work special events as needed. Break camps & summer camp; Reports to Executive Director

Educator Responsibilities:

· Present our existing and to assist in creating new education programs for a wide variety of audiences both at SNC and client’s locations.

· Book, Invoice and manage all educational programming.

· Planning and the operation of Camp Wild during Winter, Spring and Summer Camps.

· Maintain records on campers, CIT’s and Counselors.

· Assist in marketing all aspects of the SNC to include education programs and fundraising efforts on and offsite.

· Assist in the daily operations of SNC to include clerical duties, facility maintenance, and customer service.

· Assist with fundraisers and special events.

· Assist in other departments.

· Train volunteers to assist in educational programs.

Desired Qualifications:

· Have or working towards a four-year degree from an accredited university in Biology, Environmental Studies, or related natural science field.

· A working knowledge of Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Access.)

· Effective communication skills both written and verbal.

· Resourcefulness to solve problems and find answers independently.

· Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

· A positive, outgoing and pleasant demeanor.

· A current, valid driver’s license and own transportation and willingness to use own transportation to transport animals to offsite programs.

· Willingness to help other areas when the need arrives.

· A background check will be required.

Please send cover letter & resume to:

Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital

Attn: Robin Reccasina

3000 Sportsplex Drive Coral Springs, Fl. 33065 or

E-mailto:robin@sawgrassnaturecenter.org

Mission Statement: To educate the public about South Florida's wildlife, natural history and environment; rehabilitate injured and orphaned native animals; and promote healthy outdoor living.

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