Job Opening: Seasonal Educator

REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Save The Bay seeks an outgoing, passionate, environmental educator to help teach our BayCamps during summer 2021. This is a great opportunity for students who are studying marine biology and/or education and have a passion for the environment and our Bay, or for a teacher looking to spend their summer out on Narragansett Bay. Our camps are very popular and bring campers out to explore the different islands of Narragansett Bay aboard our USCG-certified vessels all while exploring, learning and having fun. Position begins in June and continues through August. There are opportunities to continue into the fall.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College coursework in marine science, biology, environmental science, education or related course of study.

  • 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.

  • Experience working outdoors, in the field and/or aboard education or research vessels

  • Ability to work individually as well as in a team

  • Must enjoy working with children

  • A national criminal background check is required

  • Must have own transportation and be willing to drive to several locations around the state

  • First Aid/CPR certification preferred

TO APPLY:

Please submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Bridget Kubis Prescott/Director of Education at bkubis@savebay.org.

Save The Bay is an equal opportunity employer.

*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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April 26, 2021

Dear Friends, Supporters and Community Members, 

At this time, Save The Bay’s facilities in Providence, Newport and Westerly remain closed to the public in response to COVID-19.

Save The Bay is offering limited volunteer and internship opportunities with new policies and procedures for the health and safety of all involved.

Our staff remains dedicated to working on our mission to protect and improve Narragansett Bay from home. As always, we are accessible via email (listed on our website), or on FacebookInstagram or Twitter.