Education Programs Assistant
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, on 295 spectacular shorefront acres in the midcoast town of Boothbay, is one of the nation’s newest, loveliest, and most dynamic public gardens. The Gardens officially opened to the public in 2007. In 2017, we welcomed nearly 190,000 guests. TripAdvisor named Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens the #1 public garden in the United States. Under the direction of the Youth and Family Program Coordinator, the Education Program Assistant will be responsible for scheduling and hosting visiting school and youth groups and leading school programming, assisting with Alfond Children’s Garden activities, and helping to create new educational programs for families and children. We’re seeking a responsible, customer-service oriented, creative, enthusiastic individual who has a love for nature and the outdoors and will enjoy working as part of our education staff team. This is a full-time, seasonal position from approximately May 1 to October 31.
Position closes March 9
Ecology Field Teachers
The University of Maine’s Tanglewood and Blueberry Cove 4-H Center is seeking Ecology Field Teachers. You'll provide a hands-on, ecology immersion for students in the spring for our Open Air Classroom with the possibility of extending the work at one of our two camps during the summer and fall OAC season. Our Tanglewood site in Lincolnville, Maine has 900+ acres of forest, extensive hiking trails, and a pristine river with native Atlantic salmon.
Our Blueberry Cove site is located on the ocean in Tenants Harbor, Maine and provides a myriad of outdoor opportunities, including sailing and kayaking.
Our mission is to teach Maine youth and adults to be effective and caring citizens of the earth through affordable environmental education and nature-based experiences. Our vision is to create a place where people learn to live responsibly and in balance with the earth
Compensation: $300.00/ week, shared, rustic housing; meals are provided during overnight residential programs.
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Maine Audubon has environmental education positions for summer camp, Fields Pond Center Manager, as well as field conservation and other positions.
Hurricane Island Center for Science and Leadership (HICSL)
We are hiring for our 2018 island season including positions within our Education/Programs, Facilities/Waterfront, Kitchen, and Research teams. We are a transformative learning community on Hurricane Island in Penobscot Bay, Maine with a mission to integrate science education, applied research, and leadership development through year-round educational programs and a seasonal, environmentally-sustainable island community. All positions, including internships, are paid (stipend or salary) and include room and board.
Postings are free to MEEA organizational members and sponsors.
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