Blue Ridge Outdoor Education Center

Blue Ridge Outdoor Education Center views environmental education as a process of opening awareness and gaining knowledge of our world through hands on activities and programs. We offer students of all ages the chance to see and touch the natural world around us, as well as understand the impact people have on our world. Building on this philosophy, we teach environmental programs, critical thinking, and problem solving skills to challenge students to grow into active citizens and conscious stewards of this natural world.

Blue Ridge Outdoor Education Center Blue Ridge Outdoor Education Center, Camp Mikell Court, Toccoa, GA, USA
Aug 07, 2018
Seasonal
Duties Teach and maintain environmental education classes in the beautiful southern Appalachian Mountains during residential programs, ages 7-16. Facilitate outdoor education programs such as high ropes and climbing walls with child and adult groups. Lead adventure programs such as rock climbing and backpacking. Some weekend work required. Opportunities available for curriculum development for experienced employees. Blue Ridge prides itself on meeting the needs of our schools by meeting the Georgia Performance Standards. Qualifications Committed, energetic, community-oriented individuals. BS or BA required. Preference given to those with majors in biology, natural sciences, or related field. Knowledge of wetland, stream and forest ecology. Residential program experience and knowledge of Blue Ridge ecosystems preferred. Applicant should be dynamic and have a sincere interest in working with kids of all ages and learning about the natural world. Benefits $245/wk plus room & board and catastrophic health insurance. First Aid, CPR, and high ropes training provided. Training in Georgia Adopt-a-stream and Project Wild. Training times are tentative based on our seasonal schedules. Extensions on seasonal employment are available to interested employees. Internships also available: $600/season + room, board, and all training. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com