Outdoor Educator - Starting April 2020
Outdoor Educators work with residential school programs by leading groups of students on base-camping trips and teach outdoor living, team building and ecology by facilitating a variety of lesson topics; natural history, sustainability, organic farming, and canoeing. Educators live with their students and school chaperone in small camping groups at shore-side campsites on Chewonki Neck or on islands out in Hockomock Bay, sleeping in tents, cooking over open fires or camp stoves to facilitate positive learning experiences in nature. In addition to their job responsibilities by season, educators are expected to take initiative and be part of the greater community and to support the Chewonki Mission of promoting personal growth, natural history, and community development.
For a complete position description and application instructions, please visit the Chewonki Employment Opportunities page. Please see the Outdoor Classroom website to learn more about this program. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.
Position Title: Outdoor Educator
Employment Category: Category C
Permanent/Temporary: 4/12/2020 – 10/30/2020
Reports to: OC Coordinator/Summer Program Director
Schedule (hours and weeks): Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes