Employment Opportunity Announcement – Conservation Educator

October 19, 2022

POSITION TITLE: Conservation Educator

DEADLINE: November 11, 2022

START DATE: December 2022/January 2023

LOCATION: Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Hays, Travis and Williamson Counties

COMPENSATION:  Full-time Independent Contractor of TWA (non-salaried position)

REPORTS TO: Conservation Education Specialist and Director of Formal Education

ABOUT TEXAS WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION’S CONSERVATION LEGACY: Conservation Legacy programs strive to empower and educate generations of Texans about land stewardship, engaging them in the natural world from the classroom to the great outdoors.  Conservation Legacy programs deliver the private lands stewardship message using hands-on, science-based interactive lessons, and facilitate natural resource literacy by creating tangible relationships in the outdoors for K-12 students and teachers to utilize in formal and informal educational venues. 

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This position will involve working with all aspects of the Conservation Legacy (CL) Formal Education Program to accomplish the educational goals and objectives of the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) and Texas Wildlife Association Foundation (TWAF) in the Greater Austin area.

The Conservation Educator is part of the Conservation Legacy Program team and is responsible for 1) developing, promoting, and deploying TWA’s natural resources and private land stewardship lessons to youth (Grades K-8) in formal and informal educational venues and to formal and informal educators via workshops and professional networks; 2) creating awareness, imparting knowledge and appreciation of our natural resources and the importance of land stewardship to students and educators; 3) increasing an understanding of practical land management practices that promote wildlife conservation; 4) imparting skills, techniques, responsibilities, and values by promoting natural resource conservation education opportunities on private lands; 5) recruiting, educating, and providing leadership to volunteer leaders, urban residents, and youth participants about natural resources stewardship; and 6) providing, facilitating, coordinating, and highlighting events and activities of the Texas Wildlife Association.

SEND LETTER OF APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:  Peggy Maxwell, Texas Wildlife Association, 6644 FM 1102, New Braunfels TX 78132 | pmaxwell@texas-wildlife.org | Phone: 210-826-2904

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