Newport RI Ballard Park

STAFF & EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Employment Opportunities




Interested parties should e-mail resume, salary requirments, why you're interested in working at Friends of Ballard Park and cover letter to info@ballardpark.org. Thank you.






OFFICES
Friends of Ballard Park:
320 Thames Street #274
Newport RI 02840
Phone: 401.619.3377
E-mail: info@ballardpark.org

PART TIME ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATORS

General Duties:
Providing education programs for organized youth groups and assisting in development and implementation of ongoing education-based projects. S/He works in concert with the education coordinator/executive director to ensure that Ballard Park remains a wild and natural open space for future generations by hosting high caliber educational programming that encourages the local public to visit and use Ballard Park.

Specific Duties:
Conduct programming and interpret Ballard Park information for students in an engaging, positive manner following Friends of Ballard Park programming outlines.

Be knowledgeable about the environment and history of the Ballard Park and the Friends’ current programs.

Be punctual for scheduled programs.

Collect all required statistical data from program participants (pre and post surveys, attendance sheets and teacher evaluations) and complete necessary paperwork.

Assist with maintaining education supplies and resources and report materials needs.

Qualifications:
Reliable, emotionally mature and professional person with enthusiastic personality and neat appearance. Must be in good physical condition and at least 18 years of age.

Fields of study and/or interest in education, environmental education or natural science.

Previous experience doing guide, interpretation or teaching preferred.

First Aid and CPR (Friends of Ballard Park will pay for training).

Demonstrated ability and willingness to work outdoors, highly organized, take initiative and work independently as well as be a good team player and work with staff, volunteers and visitors and relate well to the public, as evidenced by previous educational or work experience and the interview/trial-period process.

While performing this job, employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and walk on trails that are uneven and can be dark, steep and muddy. Also, while performing duties, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, speak and hear.

Requires the use of his/her personal vehicles. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.


Interested parties should e-mail resume, salary requirments, why you're interested in working at Friends of Ballard Park and cover letter to info@ballardpark.org. Thank you.