Riverbend is seeking bright, dedicated individuals to help us further our mission's work of fostering awareness, appreciation and understanding of our total environment. We seek candidates with some experience in environmental or educational work who share our passion in connecting children to nature.
Seasonal Per Diem Environmental Educator:
Dates: Seasonal, (Fall season from September to November) (Spring season from April to June) Typically 2-4 days per week, 9:00-2:00 (some afternoon, evening, weekend and overnight hours available)
Salary: $12/hour depending on experience
For the past 40 years, Riverbend Environmental Education Center in Gladwyne, PA has been bringing high quality environmental and science programming to children in our region. Environmental educators are important members of our education team and are responsible for teaching a variety of programs, including field trips, offsite programs to schools, after-school programs, scouts and more.
The primary responsibility of educators is to teach lessons to visiting school groups participating in our onsite education program, which serves approximately 7,000 students each year. During these field trip programs, each educator is responsible for teaching a group of between 15 and 25 students, ranging in age from Pre-K to 7th grade. Lessons can include, but are not limited to, pond and stream, watersheds, habitats and ecosystems, soil and geology, animal adaptations, and Lenape. Riverbend’s innovative programming combines a number of hands-on activities, sensory exploration, high energy eco-games and interaction with live animals.
This position is a perfect opportunity for individuals looking to build experience in the field of environmental education or for environmental professionals who are seeking a light, flexible schedule.
To apply, email resume, cover letter and list of three references to:
Stacy Carr-Poole, Director of Education
Marketing Intern – Available immediately
Riverbend Environmental Education Center, located in Gladwyne, PA, seeks to hire a marketing intern to help with marketing, PR and development related tasks. Key responsibilities include:
This position requires:
Sophomore, Junior or Senior Marketing, Communications, or English majors can apply. We seek a commitment on average of 8-10 hours per week.
Please send resume, cover letter and a list of three references to: Lisa Matthews, Development and Communications Associate Riverbend Environmental Education Center
1950 Spring Mill Road
Gladwyne, PA 19035
Questions: Call Lisa at 610-527-5234 x104 or email at above address.
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