Category Archives: Opportunities

Sea Grant Education Agent, Florida

The Bay County (Florida) Sea Grant has funding for a Fisheries Extension Agent. The Sea Grant/Marine Science agent will plan, develop, implement teach and evaluate comprehensive marine and natural resource educational programs that focus on marine recreation fisheries, commercial fisheries, industries including boating, marinas, fishing retail sports, sport shops and other fishing-related businesses, artificial reefs, and marine resource and water quality education for adults and youth audiences related to fishing and fishing habitats, as appropriate. To apply, go to UF IFAS website Click on jobs, then county operations to find position.

Environmental Educator, Virginia

The non-profit Elizabeth River Project, based in Portsmouth, Virginia,  is looking for a fulltime environmental educator/caretaker to support the world’s first floating wetland classroom, The Learning Barge, powered by sun and wind. Assignment will be to work with the Outreach Programs Manager to plan and implement the first year of programming for The Learning Barge, using its five learning stations to teach students and adults how to make the Elizabeth River swimmable and fishable by 2020.  A curriculum has been drafted by area educators. Details online.

Environmental Education Program Director

The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) is looking for a highly qualified candidate to fill the Environmental Education Program Director position.  The Program Director reports directly to the president and is responsible for overall leadership of  VINS’ environmental education programs.  The Program Director ensures that all VINS’ education programs are high-quality, innovative, exciting, and financially sustainable.  VINS’ environmental education programs include programs for children, adults, citizen scientists, and professional educators.  The programs are based on current science and delivered in schools, camps, and communities throughout Vermont and New Hampshire, and at the VINS Nature Center in Quechee, Vermont.  In addition to leading the development and delivery of programs, the Program Director oversees the design and management of exhibits at the VINS Nature Center, as well as the care of VINS’ collection of wild birds and other live animals featured in programs and exhibits.
Details online.