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Start Date: Immediate Compensation: $1,200 stipend
NYC H2O is seeking part-time Environmental Educators to lead in-person field trips and virtual lessons for school groups. The in-person field sites include historic reservoirs, wetlands and beaches in NYC parks. The 9 locations are: Central Park Reservoir in Manhattan; the Ridgewood Reservoir, Plumb Beach and Canarsie Park in Brooklyn; Jerome Park Reservoir & the High Bridge in the Bronx; and Silver Lake Reservoir & Lemon Creek in Staten Island and Baisley Pond Park in Queens.
Field guides receive a $1,200 stipend for completing the following:
- Attending 6 training sessions - on-site + virtual training
- Apprenticing on 4 tours with a senior guide
- Leading 6 field trips
Field trips last approximately 2 hours and take place from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Monday thru Friday. Fall session runs from September through November. Spring session March through June. Virtual lessons last from 40 minutes to 90 minutes and take place during school hours.
- Be comfortable leading classes of grades 2-12
- Have a strong interest in NYC history, geography, and ecology
- Like to teach outdoors
- Experience with Zoom and ArcGIS is a plus
Continued employment will be considered based on successful completion of the paid training program.
NYC H2O is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides educational programs about New York City’s water system and ecology to school groups and the public.
Contact Name: Matt Malina