Employment Opportunity: DFW L.A.N.D.S. Educator
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POSITION TITLE: Conservation Legacy L.A.N.D.S. Educator
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:
This position will involve working with all aspects of the Conservation Legacy (CL) L.A.N.D.S. Outreach 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 L.A.N.D.S. 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: April 1, 2020 or until filled
START DATE: May 2020
TERM: One-year contract (renewal option)
LOCATION: Primary focus in Denton, Parker, Tarrant, and Wise counties; may travel to Collin, Dallas, Ellis, and Johnson counties
REPORTS TO: Director of Youth Education
SEND LETTER OF APPLICATION AND RESUME TO: Kassi Scheffer, Texas Wildlife Association, 3660 Thousand Oaks Dr., Ste. 126, San Antonio, Texas 78247. Phone: 210/826-2904. Fax: 210/826-4933 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.