Share the wonders of the outdoors with others and spark students' imaginations and curiosity! Apply to join the CEC Educator Team and spend your days in the fresh air, exploring, laughing, and learning alongside our participants. Take a look at the job description, attached below, for more information on being a part of the CEC!
As a CEC environmental educator, you have the opportunity to share the wonders of the natural world and create a sense of community with our participants! A CEC educator fosters a fun and safe learning environment for students and facilitates hands-on activities about topics such as watershed science, forest and stream ecology, Native American cultures, and geologic processes. A CEC educator also leads evening programs including campfires and night hikes.
A CEC environmental educator must demonstrate creativity, enthusiasm, maturity, initiative, a sense of humor, flexibility, and team spirit! An educator shows passion for learning and teaching about the natural world and human cultural history. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Education, or related field. All educators must have current CPR and First Aid certification and undergo a background check. Preference will be given to those with prior experience in environmental education.
Compensation includes $300 per week + housing. CEC educators will live in shared housing. Educators will have their own bedroom and share a bathroom with one other person. The Cahaba staff house will have a community living space, laundry facilitates, and a kitchen. Meals will be provided during programs.