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Education Specialist- Volunteer Programs

  10/8/2019   Living Coast Discovery Center
 Job Description        

The Volunteer Programs Education Specialist (or Volunteer Programs Specialist) is responsible for being a lead instructor in the Education Department. The Volunteer Programs Specialist will teach programs, assist with the management and training of staff and volunteers, animal handling, administrative duties, and customer service. Other duties include, but are not limited to: ongoing volunteer management, development of docent and volunteer trainings, development of volunteer and docent team building opportunities, curriculum development, going to public outreaches, ordering of supplies for all departments, especially the Education and Volunteer Departments, and other duties that may arise for other education programs.



Go to for full job description and application instructions. o B.A./B.S. in Biology, Zoology, Education, Interpretive Education, or related field o 2+ years experience teaching in a school, science center, zoo, nature center, or similar environmental focused program; o 2+ years of instructing and coordinating school- and/or public-based audiences, including some work with volunteer programs and administrative experience; o 1+ years experience in the care, training, enrichment and use of animals in interpretive programming within a zoological institution or museum; o Have a working knowledge of endemic and exotic wildlife and ecosystems and/or coastal and wetland environmental issues. o CPR/First Aid Certified. o Proven ability to work cooperatively, enthusiastically, and promote a quality guest experience. o Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; demonstrated ability to supervise and work with a variety of professionals and within team dynamics. o


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