Organization: Sierra Nevada Journeys
Job Type: Education & Programming, Full Time, Seasonal
Location: Portola, CA
Salary: $100/day + off site housing and meals: +$1/day for addl certfications
We are hiring 10-to-15 Outdoor Program Instructors for the 2021 season. Our Instructor roles are full-time, seasonal positions that run from March to mid-November. The primary responsibility of an instructor is delivering residential, one- to five- day outdoor science educational programs primarily serving fifth and sixth grades from regional elementary and middle schools. All of our lessons are hands-on science and collaborative problem solving-based with a focus on critical thinking, exploration, and environmental stewardship. Instructors are responsible for leading and educating a group of 12–15 students throughout their program, including facilitating large group activities, leading meals and working evening programs. All lessons are written according to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and we train our staff using University of California at Berkeley’s BEETLES (Better Environmental Education, Teaching, Learning & Expertise Sharing) teaching techniques and pedagogy. We are looking for Instructors that have experience teaching youth of color from communities of low income at our Grizzly Creek Ranch camp.
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Closing Date: 4/9/2021