Short-Term Job Adventures Tennessee
Located on a 143-acre, 3-point peninsula overlooking Watts Bar Lake with four miles of coastline. The Center is about 20 minutes from Kingston (where you'll find grocery, bank, gym, etc.) and 45 minutes from Knoxville.
Are you interested in teaching hands-on classes in team building, ecology, conservation, outdoor recreation and environmental education in a faith-based setting? River Ridge Environmental Education Program (RREEP) Program Specialists will assist with all aspects of the environmental education program including staff training, curriculum development, scheduling, teaching and activity area supervision (high ropes, challenge course, archery and nature center). During the summer months, you will work primarily with guest groups providing hospitality services and facilitating their program needs. Applicants must be a professing Christian and have the ability to articulate your faith. Positions are available during the spring (mid-March/April to May, with a possible extension through November for those with exceptional hospitality skills) and the fall (September to November). If you are an energetic educator and program-minded individual who is enthusiastic and passionate about working in an outdoor camp and retreat setting, email your cover letter, resume and three references to Penny Laitos.
River Ridge Environmental Education Program
591 W. Rockwood Ferry Rd.
Ten Mile, TN 37880
(865) 376-1719 fax
Crew Leaders and Crew Members
Based in Chattanooga, just miles and minutes from the Appalachian Mountains, many historic national parks and national forests. Camping Crews rove throughout the southern Appalachian states—Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your technical skills while making a difference? Or perhaps begin building skill sets that will prepare you for diverse employment in the future? Offering meaningful employment and conservation service opportunities, the Southeast Conservation Corps operates teen and adult crews throughout the year, with projects ranging from trail construction and maintenance to invasive species removal and habitat restoration. Seasonal job openings include residential and non-residential Crew Leaders, Adult Conservation Trail Crews and Youth Conservation Crews. Residential (camping) crews will spend up to nine days in the field, with 5 days off in-between hitches. Projects span the geographical area of the Southern Appalachians. Non-residential (local) crews work mostly MO–FR and focus primarily on projects that are within a day’s drive of Chattanooga, TN. Crew positions range from 9 weeks to 4+ months, generally from March through October. There are also internship placements that range anywhere from 8 weeks to 1 year and a Veterans Conservation Program.
Recruitment and Support Services Coordinator
Southeast Conservation Corps
2001 N. Chamberlain Ave. Suite 400
Chattanooga, TN 37406