Job Description (PT)

Instructor during Natureplay Preschool classes

  • Lead preschool class
  • Skilled at leading nature themed circle lessons, art, or outside activities
  • Preps snack and lunch for students
  • Cleans kitchen and classroom after programs as needed
  • Organizes and puts away art and instruction materials
  • Cleans up toys, bathroom, dishes etc
  • Communicates positive words, clearly, quietly and calmly to students
  • Is fun with a creative imagination and ability to create songs and stories

 Instructor during Summer Camps and NEWT educational programs

  • Can perform all tasks listed above
  • Communicates ideas and jobs clearly to interns and volunteers
  • Understands and follows written curriculum
  • Keeps a consistent schedule with students
  • Encourages the student’s investigation and problem solving efforts outdoors
  • Trained naturalist skills.

 Instructor during field trip programs (ages 5 – 15)

  • Leads field trips with school groups

 Weekend work required

  • Run Nature birthdays parties
  • Care for education animals

Preferred Skills

  • Basic computer skills: Microsoft Office, Publisher, Facebook and WordPress
  • Spanish language skills
  • Understanding of local Ecology

It is your job to know about Nature please read up on topics as needed for classes.

First aid and CPR is training required.
Must pass a full background check.
Hours 25 – 40 hrs
Salary position starting around $30,000 depending on experience. The Corvallis Environmental Center recruites and hires team members by following all EEOC policies and practices.
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