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PASSIONATE PEOPLE:
Join Our Team

We are accepting Applications for Part-Time Environmental Educators! 

Description 

Environmental Educators are those who love bringing the joy and wonder of nature to families. This role will have you creating lesson plans and/or using pre-made plans to craft interactive educational experiences. Our educators are hard working and passionate about connecting with both children and adults. Educators are able to work in a variety of weather conditions, and are able to walk up to 3 miles and lift up to 50 lbs. Educators may work on a team or individually to guide students on a variety of science, nature, and bushcraft topics. Environmental Educators will have basic knowledge of Florida wildlife and be able to communicate information in a clear and concise manner. They will receive training on outdoor safety, group management, environmental education, and more. 

This position is part-time. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Desire and ability to work with children and adults

  • Ability to accept and adapt to guidance and supervision

  • Ability to teach various activities

  • At least 18 years of age or 16+ with previous childcare experience

 

Program responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Adequate preparation for classes including materials and location prep

  • Leading or assisting with programs as assigned

  • Providing hands-on, experiential education and life-skill building opportunities to participants

  • Providing a safe, engaging, and enjoyable experience for children

  • Attend and actively participate in all staff trainings and meetings

  • Work cohesively with fellow team members

  • Complete all assigned programmatic duties in a timely manner

  • Actively supervise, encourage, and guide campers through activities

  • Promote positive behavior and teamwork in group settings

  • Other duties as assigned

 

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set a positive example for all participants, including cleanliness, punctuality, language, sportsmanship, and manners

  • Follow all rules and regulations, including those of appropriate attire, no smoking, vaping, or use of alcohol or illegal drugs

  • Encourage and practice respect of personal property,  equipment, and facilities

  • Communicate any problems or issues as they arise 

To apply: Please email your resume to Lizzy at info@jaxdragonfly.org

Counselors - In - Training

We are currently accepting applications for Counselors - In - Training. These are highly motivated 14-15 year-olds that will assist Educators and student campers at our programs. To apply, please fill out the following form and email to Lizzy Ellis at info@jaxdragonfly.org. May be used for volunteer hours.

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