Short-Term Job Adventures Georgia
Georgia on your mind? Most folks have heard of the seven wonders of the world. Not as many have heard of the seven natural wonders in Georgia: Amicalola Falls, Okefenokee Swamp, Providence Canyon, Radium Springs, Stone Mountain, Tallulah Gorge and Warm Springs.
Seasonal Environmental Educators & Interns
Nestled in the pines of the Oconee National Forest in Eatonton, Georgia. With nearly 1,500 acres of forested land, including a 110-acre lake, Rock Eagle is a natural meeting site away from everyday life. The Center is approximately 70 miles east of Atlanta and 40 miles south of Athens, home of the University of Georgia.
Do you enjoy working outside and have an interest in teaching children? Inspire young people through experiential outdoor learning with the Rock Eagle 4-H Environmental Education Program. Environmental Educators and Interns will teach interactive classes and nontraditional activities that will take each student on a voyage of discovery where learning comes alive. Classes fall into four main categories: Ecology, Living History, Team Building, and Outdoor Skills. Seasonal job opportunities are available during the spring (early February to late May) and the fall (late August to early December). To begin the application process, mail or email your cover letter, resume and three references to Matt Hammons. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis to fill 16 positions each season.
Fall Season Employment Alert
• Now seeking Environmental Educators for the fall season (late August to early December). Will one of them be you?
Rock Eagle 4-H Environmental Education Program
350 Rock Eagle Rd.
Eatonton, GA 31024
(706) 484-2888 fax
Seasonal Environmental Educators
Located in the beautiful Chattahoochee National Forest (12 miles north of Dahlonega), and just minutes from the Appalachian Trail, cascading waterfalls, and numerous other recreational opportunities.
Discover mountain air, clear streams, rugged trails, rustic cabins, great food and an extraordinary staff in the North Georgia mountains, and inspire young people through experiential outdoor learning at Wahsega 4-H Center. Provide hands-on learning in real world environments and experience being part of the Georgia 4-H Environmental Education Program—one of the nation's largest providers of residential environmental education. With job openings available during the spring and fall seasons, Environmental Educators will teach classes in earth and life science, survival skills, team building and pioneer living skills. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for the spring (mid-February to late May) and the fall (early September to early November).
Fall Season Employment Alert
• Now seeking spring season Environmental Educators to work from early September to early November.
Wahsega 4-H Center
77 Cloverleaf Trail
Dahlonega, GA 30533
(706) 867-2901 fax
Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience working, living and playing on a barrier island one half mile from a beautiful beach and a short drive to historic Savannah! The Education Center is located on a 6-acre hammock surrounded by acres of salt marsh on Tybee Island, the northernmost barrier island in Georgia.
Make the beach and marsh your new classroom as an Environmental Educator with Burton 4-H Center! Inspire young people through experiential outdoor learning at the residential education center and teach hands-on classes on coastal ecology, including beach and marsh ecology, reptiles, seining in the ocean, sea turtles, squid dissection and more. Energetic people with a passion for the outdoors, teaching children, science, and the ocean will thrive here. Now accepting applications for the 2017-18 school year (late August to June 1st, with a 4-week unpaid Christmas vacation). Apply immediately at UGAJobSearch.com (search for job posting 20170667); then notify David Weber by email that you have completed your application. Seven positions open until filled.
Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island
9 Lewis Ave.
Tybee Island, GA 31328
(912) 786-9814 fax
Coastal Science Instructors
Driftwood is located on St. Simons Island, one of the barrier islands off the coast of Georgia. The beautiful marsh habitat is right in their backyard, and the beach is only a few minutes away. Field day trips are also conducted at Cumberland Island National Seashore, Okefenokee Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and Jekyll Island State Park.
If you are looking for an exciting, hands-on teaching career where you’ll be educating students about coastal ecology, Driftwood Education Center would love to have you as one of their Science Instructors. You will teach fun, engaging and hands-on classes that are both in the classroom and field-based, along with team building and evening classes. Jumping in mud, walking in the sand and seining for fish will be part of your weekly routine. Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in biology, ecology or related field, and experience in teaching and working with children is necessary to be considered. Positions run from August 23, 2017 through May 25, 2018 (MO-FR), with unpaid time off from early December until mid-January. If you are hard working, self-motivated, dedicated, flexible, responsible, enthusiastic, and have a passion for learning, send a cover letter, resume and a list of 3 references to Erin Mugge.
Driftwood Education Center
100 Arthur J Moore Dr.
P.O. Box 20712
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 634-0642 fax
Conveniently located between Atlanta and Asheville, Blue Ridge’s main office is in Clayton, GA, in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Field instructors work with licensed therapists to deliver an individualized experience for every client, hiking and camping in the Chattahoochee and Nantahala National Forests.
Blue Ridge firmly believes in the therapeutic power of the wilderness, teaching clients accountability, communication skills and healthy emotional and behavioral habits. Now seeking to fill several full-time Field Instructor positions for summer only and year-round employment. Staff will work with preteen and adolescent students (ages 10-18) providing guidance and support around a variety of issues, including addiction, trauma, and relational problems. The role is tough to describe without experiencing it — it’s a unique blend of wilderness living, primitive skills, and psychology. Candidates don’t necessarily need advanced skills in outdoor ed. or psychology to be considered, but a love of the outdoors, an empowered attitude, open mind and an appreciation of personal growth are all prerequisites. Staff work 8-day-on/6-day-off shifts, which some people find liberating and others find challenging. To apply, email an application, resume and copies of certifications to Brant Evans (noting if you are looking for summer or year-round employment).
Upcoming Field Instructor Training
• Now accepting applications for the May 11th-17th orientation trip!
Blue Ridge Therapeutic Wilderness
236 File St.
Clayton, GA 30525