Education and Service Learning Coordinator

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America's #1 conservation service organization seeks an Education and Service Learning Coordinator in our Massachusetts AmeriCorps Program based out of our Plainfield, MA Office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the education service component of the program
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with schools and educational institutions
  • Solicit, select and schedule education and service learning projects for members, ensuring they meet the stated objectives of the program
  • Design, implement, and evaluate the school-based education service including guiding members in their development and implementation of environmental/outdoor education curriculums and programming and ensuring that it meets partner and SCA standards.
  • Manage school field trips and site visits
  • Manage individual corps member internships, including program development, member selection and supervision
  • Build, maintain, and manage education program resources and supplies
  • Supervise day to day activities and performance of members, providing support, counsel, and advice
  • Assist the Program Director in recruiting, interviewing and selecting corps members
  • Supervise day to day activities and performance of members, providing support, counsel, and advice
  • Monitor the logging of member service hours
  • Oversee, facilitate and evaluate corps member goal setting and achievement
  • Develop and maintain systems of accountability between program staff, members and external program partners
  • Act as a liaison between agency coordinators and corps members
  • Plan and facilitate group building activities designed to encourage the development and maintenance of a healthy residential community including organizing and participating in weekly community meetings
  • Provide field-based supervision and technical and logistical support

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in environmental education, ecology, or related field, required
  • 2 -4 years classroom teaching and curriculum development experience preferred
  • Community organizing skills and strong capacity to work in a team
  • Proven supervisory, organizational, and program development skills
  • Experience with service-learning methodologies preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong background with Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet
  • Experience living and working in a residential setting preferred
  • Experience in the outdoors
  • Current Wilderness First Responder and CPR Certification
  • Valid driver's license and MVR that meets SCA standards required
  • Ability to meet SCA's criminal background check standards

 

* Health and Dental * Basic Life Insurance * Short Term Disability * Long Term Disability * Flexible Spending Account * 403(b) Savings Plan * Generous Paid Time Off * Community Service Leave * Casual Dress
Please send cover letter and resume to Hiring@thesca.org , referencing the title of the position in the subject line.

Plainfield, Massachusetts
2013-09-30
Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Human Resources Department
Hiring@thesca.org

Plainfield, MA Office
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