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The Seasonal Education Instructor will assist the Education Director during our peak educational programming season by teaching outdoor courses with the aim of increasing environmental literacy through experiential learning opportunities, thereby creating life-long stewards of the Yuba River watershed and the environment. Programs are focused on watershed health and restoration, salmon, water conservation, and climate change. This position helps us achieve our goal of inspiring students to value the watershed and its wildlife and plants, especially Chinook salmon. The person in this position is responsible for leading Salmon Expedition field trips for 3rd-5th grade students, in-classroom lessons, communicating with teachers and raft guides, analyzing student assessment data, and other tasks.

This position requires up to 40 hours of work per week, including occasional evenings and weekends. The successful candidate is excited by a fast-paced environment, passionate about environmental education, comfortable working full days outside, and can adapt lessons, schedules, and activities quickly when environmental factors or student needs change.

This is an outstanding opportunity for someone who wants to inspire students through engaging environmental education programs and help make a difference in our community and beyond.

Preferred Skills: 

  • Associates or BA/BS degree in education, science, or related field
  • CPR/First Aid certified
  • Previous experience with an environmental or non-profit organization
  • Bilingual or conversational in Spanish is an added bonus

For full Job description and to apply:

Wage range: $18 to $20

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: 18.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 20.00
Accessible by Public Transportation: No