Youth Programs Coordinator (A-2)

  • Full Time
  • Norfolk

Essential Function: 

  • Plan, coordinate and facilitate youth environmental education programs.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field required
  • Requires teaching experience and knowledge of the State Standards of Learning. Experience in the field of horticulture/botany, biology, gardening, natural science, or a like subject preferred. Professional experience teaching in a public/private school or educational non-profit institution highly preferred.
  • State background check and valid driver’s license required.
  • Requires ability to stand, and walk for up to 6 hours/day. Must be comfortable working actively outdoors for majority of the day in all weather conditions. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
  • Requires flexible schedule including regular weekends and some evenings.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create, conduct and coordinate education programs correlated to Virginia Standards of Learning. Implement a focus on sustainability into all programs.
  • Facilitate youth education group visits from arrival, to staff assignments, activity rotation, and departure for programs.
  • Coordinate and conduct outreach programs.
  • Train, evaluate and supervise staff and volunteers on programs and activities.
  • Serve as contact for all school marketing.
  • Organize and review all supplies.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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