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Think Wild
Bend, Oregon, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Think Wild
Bend, Oregon, United States
(on-site)
30+ days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Duration
3-6 Months
Salary
$18.00 - $19.00
Industry
Conservation Education K-12/Public
Min Education
H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
Required Travel
0-10%
Salary - Type
Hourly Wage
Job Function
Student - Undergraduate
Entry Level
Yes

Description

Think Wild is seeking to recruit an hourly, non-exempt Wildlife Educator based in Central Oregon to support our on- and off-site community wildlife education programs, including summer camps, in-school programs, field trips, guided walks, and more. They will also assist with the care and training of our small ambassador collection.

As a Wildlife Educator, you will play a vital role in promoting conservation awareness and environmental stewardship by delivering engaging and informative educational programs focused on native wildlife and habitat. You will have the opportunity to inspire individuals of all ages to appreciate and respect the natural world, fostering a deep connection with wildlife and the importance of protecting their habitats. This position requires a strong passion for wildlife, excellent communication skills, and the ability to design and deliver educational content in a captivating manner.

The applicant must be based in Central Oregon and willing to travel within the region, including to Bend, Madras, Prineville, etc. for programs. Potential start date as soon as possible with flexible hours and schedule depending on availability. Priority will be given to those available to work for all or most of the Monday - Friday weeks of June 24, July 8, July 22, and August 12 for summer camps.



Requirements

  • Earned (or in the process of earning) a college degree relevant to environmental education, elementary education, biology, ecology, or a related field

  • Minimum of 18 years old

  • Strong knowledge of wildlife conservation, ecology, and environmental issues.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and inspire diverse audiences.

  • Experience in designing and delivering educational programs, preferably in a wildlife or environmental education setting.

  • Comfortable handling live animals and adhering to animal welfare guidelines.

  • Proficiency in using multimedia tools and technology for educational purposes.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a dynamic environment.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

  • Flexibility to work weekends, evenings, and travel as required.

  • A genuine passion for Central Oregon wildlife, nature, and conservation.

Job ID: 73260919

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