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Environmental Educator - Boone County Arboretum

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Green Umbrella

Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Organization: Boone County Arboretum

About this position:

Friends of Boone County Arboretum (FBCA), a non-profit organization in support of Boone County Arboretum, is seeking part-time Outreach Environmental Educators for its Arboretum-On-Wheels (AOW) program.

Responsibilities include working with the Team Leader to schedule and run the Arboretum On Wheels educational program trips, formulating and conducting the hands-on AOW programs to K-12 students and the general public, travel to schools and community events, and implementation of marketing plans to encourage school and community partner participation. This position will require local travel. The AOW is operated by FBCA as a team - all educators are directly involved in the outreach sessions, but administrative tasks such as marketing, scheduling, and program development, can be split among team members according to strengths in those areas. This position will require local travel.

Must have at least two years college coursework in Biology, Ecology, or a related field, and the ability to demonstrate knowledge of ecological and hydrolic processes. Must have valid drivers license, reliable transportation, and the ability (or willingness to learn) to drive a pickup truck and 18' trailer in a variety of road, weather, and traffic conditions from its storage location to destinations across the region. Experience with children, marketing and sales, and strong communication skills are desired.

A full job description document can be provided upon request.

Hours are flexible and can range from 5-30 hours per week depending upon peak or off-peak season and how many programs are scheduled.

For More Information:
Details of the AOW outreach program can be found here. Interested applicants with questions should contact Arboretum Director Kristopher Stone by email or call (859) 384-4999, Monday–Friday until 3:30 p.m.

For More Information / To Apply:
Contact Arboretum Director Kristopher Stone by email or call (859) 384-4999, Monday–Friday until 3:30 p.m.

More information can be found here.