Senior Manager, Eco-Tours
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s mission is to inspire, engage and support people to take personal responsibility for the urban environment, making it safe, healthy, fun and sustainable and to share the results as a model for the world.
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s On-site Tour Department delivers environmental and sustainability education to over 10,000 people a year at Coldwater Canyon Park - home of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.. We also provide moonlight hikes to the public. The goal of the program is to inspire them to take personal responsibility by creating a more climate resilient city through the planting and care of trees, conserving, capturing and infiltrating water, creating healthy productive soil, and more.
The ideal Eco Tour Educator will deliver environmental educational tours to K – 12 students, family groups, and the general public, and serve as an educational specialist responding to inquiries on **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s information line.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Deliver weekday Eco-tours - our interactive educational tour for elementary through high school students.
Deliver monthly Moonlight Hikes for the public.
Present **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s “Dirt Doctor” at select outreach events.
Deliver other educational programs as needed.
Perform administrative duties including, but not limited to, data entry and answering **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s information line.
Maintain all equipment, displays and props.
Help prepare for events in the Conference Center and on the grounds.
Participate in educator and staff gatherings.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE HAS THE FOLLOWING QUALIFICATIONS
Must be committed to environmental sustainability. The ideal candidate possesses a sound grasp of ecology and environmental issues; a basic understanding of effective educational methods; and cross-cultural sensitivity.
Must have experience working with youth, teens and adults
Have flexibility and patience
Experience and/or education in interpretive/environmental education, and/or performing arts
Strong communication skills and comfortable speaking to a group or to individuals
Spanish speaking a plus
Comfortable and able to work outdoors
Organized and detail oriented
Experience with administrative work
This is a part-time (25 hrs a week), non-exempt position with benefits.
**MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. is an equal opportunity employer