Saturday, April 9, 2016

PAID - Summer Environmental Educators

Friends of the National Zoo


Friends of the National Zoo is looking for educators interested in working with us this summer! We have multiple positions available for both our FONZ Nature Camp and our Snore & Roar overnight program.  Applicants must be at least 21 years old, like kids, hiking, and looking for an opportunity to teach outdoors this summer.

Hosts are responsible for leading participants through the entire overnight experience at the National Zoo. Duties include, but are not limited to, coordinating participant arrivals and departures, tent set-up and take down, and running group activities such as family games and tours of the Zoo.

Applicants must be comfortable speaking to and leading large, diverse groups of people from families and scouts to adults, as well as have strong interpersonal skills with an attention to detail and the ability to work independently with limited supervision. Knowledge or interest in animals or environmental education is a plus.

This is a seasonal, contract position. If interested or for more information contact Colleen at bernardc@si.edu; 202-633-3037.