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
Located just a half hour from bustling Atlanta, Fortson 4-H Center is nestled on 75 acres of forest, field, pond, and wetlands — the perfect place for K-12 youth to explore the wonders of nature and get dirty!
Do you have a passion for environmental education and inspiring change and wonder in youth? Live, work and play in Georgia’s Piedmont Region while delivering environmental education classes for youth at Fortson 4-H Center. Seasonal Environmental Educators will teach and lead classes that focus on ecology, team building, living history and outdoor skills. Additional responsibilities involve animal care, curriculum development, conducting evening programs, assisting with facilities and grounds maintenance, and housekeeping. Positions are available during the fall (August to mid-November) and spring (late February through May), with preference given to those who can make a two-season commitment. Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in environmental education, natural sciences, biology, outdoor education or related fields. If you have a genuine interest in children, dynamic personality, well-developed communication skills, creativity, flexibility, and leadership ability, apply at UGAJobSearch.com (search for job posting 20170665) or contact Alex Bond for more information.
Fortson 4-H Center
999 Fortson Rd.
Hampton, GA 30228
Located on 10 acres on the south end of beautiful Jekyll Island, the campus is tucked between the beach and maritime forest. The entire island is used as an outdoor classroom!
Inspire young people through experiential outdoor learning at one of the largest environmental education programs in the nation. Located on one of four barrier islands in Georgia that has access by car to the mainland, Georgia 4-H at Camp Jekyll offers environmental education programming for K-12 school groups. Environmental Educators teach engaging, hands-on lessons focused on life and earth science, coastal ecology, and marine science. Other duties include captive wildlife care (reptiles, amphibians and fresh and saltwater aquaria), helping facilitate dining hall operations, and upkeep of facilities and grounds. The season follows the traditional school year calendar from late August to late May, with a two-week break beginning in late December. In some cases spring staff is hired in January to finish off the season. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree supplemented by experience in youth programming activities. If you have a commitment to education, a genuine interest in child development, a dynamic personality, and well-developed communication skills, apply at UGAJobSearch.com (search for Camp Jekyll under Location of Vacancy); then notify Lauren Nys Kuschner by email to confirm receipt of application materials.
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Lauren Nys Kuschner
Georgia 4-H at Camp Jekyll
550 South Beachview Dr.
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
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.
Immediate Instructor Opening!
• Driftwood Education Center has an immediate Science Instructor opening to work through May 25, 2018 (with unpaid time off from early December until mid-January). Flexible start date!
Driftwood Education Center
100 Arthur J Moore Dr.
P.O. Box 20712
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 634-0642 fax