Employment Opportunity: DFW Area Conservation Educator
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POSITION TITLE: Conservation Educator
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 Dallas/Fort Worth 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.
DEADLINE: November 30, 2021
START DATE: January 2022
LOCATION: Primary focus in Denton, Parker, Tarrant, and Wise counties; may travel to Collin, Dallas, Ellis, and Johnson counties
COMPENSATION: Full-time Independent Contractor of TWA (non-salaried position)
REPORTS TO: Conservation Education Specialist and Director of Formal Education
SEND LETTER OF APPLICATION AND RESUME TO: Peggy Maxwell, Texas Wildlife Association, 6644 FM 1102, New Braunfels TX 78132 | firstname.lastname@example.org | Phone: 210-826-2904