Job Opening: Marine Science Educator for BayCamp

Marine Science Educator for BayCamp

REPORTS TO:

BayCamp Manager

LOCATION:

Various camp locations throughout Rhode Island

DATES:

June 2019-August 2019

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

As a member of Save The Bay’s education team you will be responsible for leading week long, day camp programs along Narragansett Bay and its shorelines. You will be responsible for developing marine-oriented educational activities, programs, games and crafts for students in grades K-8. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to gain hands on experience working in marine science and/or environmental education.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College coursework in marine science, biology, environmental science, education or related course of study.  Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm for teaching science related topics in informal settings.
  • Excellent communication skills required. Must be outgoing and have a positive personality. Must work well with children and adults. Must be able to handle sensitive situations with maturity.
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors despite extremely sunny, hot or rainy conditions. Must be physically capable of walking several miles, lifting medium weight objects, etc.
  • First Aid/CPR certification required.
  • Lifeguard certification a plus.
  • Comfort working aboard motor vessels is a plus.
  • A criminal background check is required.
  • Must have own transportation and be willing to drive to several locations around the state.

COMPENSATION:

$12 per hour

TO APPLY:

Please send resume and cover letter by March 30, 2019 to Jen Kelly at jkelly@savebay.org or to:

Attention: Jen Kelly, Bay Camp Manager
Save The Bay
100 Save The Bay Drive
Providence, R.I. 02905

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.

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