Join River Bend Nature Center's Team!

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Environmental Educator (School Year)

If educating people of all ages specifically elementary students interests you, the Environmental Educator position will be a perfect fit! Your planning aptitude, creative skills, ability to work with kids and love for the outdoors will be utilized and expanded through this experience.

What makes River Bend unique?

  • Coordinating and scheduling groups and staff.
  • Leadership roles on critical projects.
  • Writing curricula/lesson plans.
  • Administrative tasks and training opportunities.
  • Opportunities to work with diverse groups including Minnesota State Academy for the Blind and Deaf.
  • Bringing experiences to underserved populations including English Language Learners.

The school-year position begins August 30, 2017 and ends May 25, 2018. The main responsibilities of the Environmental Educators will be executing our elementary school programs and serving as lead coordinator in one of the three specific areas listed below.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter and 3 references to education@rbnc.org

Environmental Educator (Summer)

If working with kids outdoors is your passion then the Summer Program Naturalist Fellowship is the perfect job for you! Your planning aptitude, creative skills, ability to work with kids and love for the outdoors will be utilized and expanded through this fellowship. Summer Program Naturalists will be responsible for planning and implementing several summer camps directed for preschool to middle school-aged students.

The summer fellowship program begins in May and runs through August with the potential to expand into the school year based on performance and interest. The program focuses on planning and implementing both science-based as well as outdoor recreation based camps. There will be opportunities to plan and lead several camping and backpacking trips as well.

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