Outdoor and Environmental Educator

Outdoor Environmental Education Overview

Job Description

Applicant must have the ability to teach and lead visiting 4th through 6th grade school children classes in natural sciences, outdoor skills, and group building initiatives. We are looking for staff members who are excited about working with children in an outdoor setting. You must be caring, creative, flexible and willing to work long hours while keeping a positive work attitude.  College degree or 3 years experience in related field desired.  Classes offered to students include: marine science, squid dissection, geology, reptiles, group initiatives, forest ecology, wildlife ecology, sustainability, canoeing, orienteering, zip line, climbing wall, archery, and more. Duties include teaching classes and implementing evening programs, hosting meals and some weekend responsibilities. First Aid, CPRO required. Life-guarding, waterfront, certifications as well as experience with the BEETLES project preferred, but not necessary.  Training will be provided in all aspects of the curriculum, program activities and emergency response.



Job Availability: 

We're currently hiring for the 2019 - 2020 school year (August 19, 2019 - June 13, 2020) $275- $300 per week starting plus paid training, opportunity for mid-season raise, room, board, end of season bonus, and YMCA membership.  Work with a team of thirteen outdoor and environmental educators to inspire thousands of kids and make a difference.  


To Apply

To apply: Send resume and letter of interest to:

Scott Gjertson

Senior Director of Outdoor and Environmental Education 

9725 Cramer Rd KPN Gig Harbor WA 98329 

Phone: 253-460-8890

Email: [email protected]   


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YMCA Camp Seymour, Key Peninsula, Washington State
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Bachelor's degree
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Job Details

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Environmental Education Program/Center
Outdoor Education Center
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