Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is currently seeking energetic, motivated individuals to be part of our new outdoor and environmental education department by teaching our hands-on curriculum to students ages 2 through adult via both in-class and field based school programs, daytime and evening naturalist hikes, environmental camps, and more.
With flexible schedules and a variety of topics and settings these positions are ideal for individuals who work well as independent facilitators as well as part of a cohesive team. Applicants should have a love for conservation local green spaces, and a willingness to teach about nature in nature to encourage stewardship in current and future generations. Facilitators will need to work well in classroom settings and have the ability to work in outdoor classroom settings where they may need to hike moderately, keep the attention of a wide variety of educational groups, carry equipment to and from sites, and work in a variety of weather conditions.
ALT welcomes a variety of facilitator backgrounds and strengths focusing on but not limited to an applicable working knowledge of Southwestern Pennsylvania ecology and current environmental issues, formal and/or nonformal educational experience with students of varying ages and abilities, knowledge of local land conservation efforts and stewardship, the ability to “think on your feet” and adapt to teachable moments, good group management skills, and the ability to connect your students to the land in a way that is both tangible and memorable for knowledge retention.
Program Facilitator Program Facilitators work on an as-needed basis with an extremely flexible schedule. Casual Facilitators are required to work at least four days in each of our busy months (May-October) and one day per other calendar months during their employment. We are currently seeking multiple educators for this position with immediate start dates available.
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