Short-Term Job Adventures Alabama
Fun Facts: Alabama offers literally every type of outdoor adventure imaginable, from camping, cycling, hiking, canoeing and kayaking to horseback riding, fishing, scaling boulders and rappelling down canyons.
Coosa River Science School Outdoor Education Instructors
Columbiana (located on the banks of the beautiful Lay Lake and surrounded by the Cahaba River, Talladega National Forest, Cheaha Wilderness, and Oak Mountain State Park. The center is also located only 35 miles from Birmingham, a culturally diverse city with excellent dining, music and arts.)
Are you ready to take the next step and start building or expanding your foundation in environmental education, outdoor education and animal husbandry? The tremendous amount of learning and teaching opportunities at the Coosa River Science School enables seasonal instructors to become well-equipped for most any position in the outdoor field. Positions are available from mid-May through mid-December, with the option to stay on into the following year evaluated at the completion of the term.
McDowell Environmental Center
Environmental Education Instructors
Nauvoo (near the Bankhead National Forest in northwest Alabama, with deep sandstone canyons, miles of trails and streams and many waterfalls)
Connect people to the environment. Teach respect for the Earth and its beings. Promote a commitment to lifelong learning. Seasonal environmental education instructors with McDowell Environmental Center get students excited about our natural world through hands-on and minds-on programs. Positions begin in January or late August for 3-4 months.
Space Camp and Aviation Challenge
Crew Trainers & Ropes Course Facilitators
Huntsville (also known as Rocket City—the birthplace of NASA's space program back in the late 50s) is located in northern Alabama in the heart of the Tennessee Valley and two hours away from Nashville, Chattanooga, and Birmingham. The Huntsville/Madison County provides "big city" fun as well as plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities.
As a Space Camp and Aviation Challenge seasonal Crew Trainer, you will lead, motivate and teach a team of aspiring engineer, scientist and aviator trainees (ages 9-18) through their educational and exciting week-long camp experience. Along with teaching stimulating space-related programs, you'll also have the chance to train students in Space Shuttle mission simulators and jet fighter operations. Ropes Course Facilitators will supervise and facilitate trainees on the high/low ropes challenge courses and promote the sensations of accomplishment and personal growth. Opportunities are available each season for a minimum 3-month period.