Resources For Job Seekers

For people seeking employment in environmental education professions, we highly recommend visiting the eePRO site of the North American Association for Environmental Education. Here you will be able to search for jobs by category, compensation type, duration, time commitment, and location as well as by keyword. You will also be able to create your own eePRO profile and connect to other resources, people, and opportunities.

Job, internship, and opportunity postings are free to MEEA organizational members and sponsors.


Outdoor Educator

Chewonki Foundation

Expiration: 3/30/2020

 

Outdoor Educators work with residential school programs leading groups of students on base-camping trips and teach outdoor living, team building and ecology through facilitating a variety of lesson topics; natural history, sustainability, organic farming, and canoeing. Educators live with their students and school chaperone in small camping groups at shore-side campsites on Chewonki Neck or on Islands out in Hockomock Bay, sleeping in tents, cooking over open fires or camp stoves to facilitate positive learning experiences in nature. In addition to their job responsibilities by season, educators are expected to take initiative and be part of the greater community, to support the Chewonki Mission of promoting personal growth, natural history, and community development.

Employment Category: Category C
Reports to: OC Coordinator
Exempt/Non-exempt: Exempt
Schedule (hours and weeks): Full Time (4/20/2020 – 10/29/2020)
Benefits Eligible: Yes

Click here to learn more and apply today!


Planning and Facilitation Team

Maine Environmental Changemakers Network

 

Are you passionate about the environment?

Do you want to help other young Mainers build skills that will help them lead forward environmental action in their community?

Are you interested in helping to create a more inclusive and equitable environment and conservation sector in Maine?

If so, your ideas are needed! The Maine Environmental Changemakers Network is looking for 10 young folks between the ages of 15-30 to help coordinate and facilitate our 2019 Emerging Environmental Changemakers Gathering, which will be held at Tanglewood 4-H camp in Lincolnville, Maine on September 27-28, 2019.

Click here to learn more and apply today!


Explore Outdoors! Education Coordinator

Downeast Audubon & Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust

Expiration: 8/1/2019

 

Half-time position managing the Explore Outdoors! (E/O) program, a collaboration of Downeast Audubon (DEA) and Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust (GPMCT). The Education Coordinator is responsible for managing, development, and delivery of outdoor education programming to schools and public organizations in the greater Bucksport and Ellsworth areas.

For full job description and details, please go to https://greatpondtrust.org/employment/


4-H Youth Development Professional - Oxford County

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Expiration: 7/8/19

 

This position will provide educational leadership for 4-H Youth Development in Oxford County and collaborate with the leadership staff at the UMaine 4-H Camp and Learning Center at Bryant Pond. 4-H is a non-formal, experiential education program for youth, and adults working with those youth, to develop life skills necessary to be self-directing, productive and contributing members of society. Work with 4-H volunteers and the 4-H Leaders Association to foster an open, educational environment to promote the learning and growth of 4-H youth, and develop and provide educational programs and resources that address the needs of youth in Oxford County in partnership with other Extension staff in the region to create a multidisciplinary approach to youth development. A priority will be to strengthen the 4-H programs in Oxford County through school and community engagement and to provide integrated programming for Oxford County youth through partnerships with 4-H staff at Bryant Pond 4-H Camp and Learning Center. The typical hiring range for this position is $35,000-$40,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Click here to learn more and apply!


Education and Events Coordinator (EEC)

Downeast Lakes Land Trust

 

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Grand Lake Stream, with a mission to contribute to the long-term economic and environmental well-being of the Downeast Lakes region through the conservation and exemplary management of its forests and waters. DLLT sustainably manages the 55,678-acre Downeast Lakes Community Forest for wildlife habitat, forest products, and public recreation.  

We have built an outstanding outdoor education program, and our goal is to maintain the excellence of this program. In addition, we are always seeking to build stronger connections between local residents, visitors, and the natural resources that sustain the economy, all while educating future generations and building their appreciation for the natural environment and sustainable use of forest resources. We seek an energetic, motivated individual to fill the role of Education and Events Coordinator (EEC)

The EEC will take a primary role in leading DLLT’s education program and will assume substantial responsibilities for event planning. This is a full-time position which will require some work on weekends, holidays, and during non-traditional hours.

Click here to learn more about the position and apply!


Consortium Manager

Nature Based Education Consortium

 

The Nature Based Education Consortium (NBEC) seeks a Consortium Manager to undertake the day-to-day networking, research, writing, and coordination among Consortium partners required for the NBEC to develop and implement a plan to reach its goal of ensuring that ALL young people in Maine have access to outdoor learning opportunities that connect them to the state’s outdoor heritage and natural resources.

The Manager will work on behalf of the Consortium to develop plausible scenarios for how the Consortium can best generate the sustainable financial wherewithal to ensure that all Maine children have access to outdoor learning experiences that are diverse, accessible, and educationally rich.

Click here to learn more about the position and apply!


Administrative Assistant

Cultivating Community

 

Cultivating Community is a food and agriculture non-profit. We work with farmers and gardeners of all ages, and promote the benefits local agriculture brings to our community. We believe access to locally-grown, chemical-free fruits and vegetables is a right, not a privilege. We envision the day when everyone in our city and region grows and eats fresh, local and healthy food. To learn about our programs and what we do please visit www.cultivatingcommunity.org

Administrative Assistant Position
This position is a part-time position (25 hours/week), starting in early June and ending in late October. This position will support the Lead Administrator in Administrative tasks, including: general day-to-day operations, data entry, coordinating with our finance team, and other important tasks.

Specific tasks include:

  • Collecting mail from the Post Office Box

  • Tracking Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable

  • Answering the general phone line and returning voicemails

  • Answering the general info email

  • Making bi-weekly bank deposits

  • Supporting data entry for our organization and programs

Experience/Skills needed for Position:

  • Willingness to learn

  • Comfortable interacting with people of diverse backgrounds, abilities, and language skills

  • Positive and friendly, even in challenging situations

  • Ability to stay motivated and work independently

  • Enjoy collaborating with others

  • Ability to listen carefully, ask questions, and communicate clearly

  • Able to follow directions and pay attention to detail

  • Comfortable typing and working with computers

  • Familiarity with Quickbooks, Google Sheets or Microsoft Excel is a bonus

People of color, immigrants, gardeners from the community garden program in Portland, and people with experience working in Maine’s refugee communities are particularly encouraged to apply.

  • $16 hourly 

  • Part-time (25 hours/week), 20-week position 

  • Weekly vegetable bag during summer

  • Position runs June-Oct


Office Manager & Development Assistant

Frenchman Bay Conservancy

 

Frenchman Bay Conservancy, an accredited 501(c)(3) land trust in Hancock, Maine, seeks a Community Engagement Coordinator to engage members, partners, and anyone who enjoys being in the outdoors in community events, on social media, and as volunteer trail stewards on our 8,000 acres of preserves and easements in Hancock County. 

This is a full time, 40 hour per week position. For more information, and to apply, please find our complete job description online at www.frenchmanbay.org/job-opportunities, or on our Facebook page. Deadline to apply is April 22, 2019.


Education and Events Coordinator

Downeast Lakes Land Trust

 

The Downeast Lakes Land Trust (DLLT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Grand Lake Stream, with a mission to contribute to the long-term economic and environmental well-being of the Downeast Lakes region through the conservation and exemplary management of its forests and waters. DLLT sustainably manages the 55,678-acre Downeast Lakes Community Forest for wildlife habitat, forest products, and public recreation.  

We have built an outstanding outdoor education program, and our goal is to maintain the excellence of this program. In addition, we are always seeking to build stronger connections between local residents, visitors, and the natural resources that sustain the economy, all while educating future generations and building their appreciation for the natural environment and sustainable use of forest resources. We seek an energetic, motivated individual to fill the role of Education and Events Coordinator (EEC). 

The EEC will lead DLLT’s education program and assume substantial responsibilities for event planning. The EEC works under the supervision of the Deputy Director. This is a full-time position which will require some work on weekends, holidays, and during non-traditional hours.  

Click here to learn more and apply


Education Specialist

Schoodic Institute

 

The Education Specialist supports the development, coordination, and implementation of educational programs for all ages at Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park. Programs focus on science learning and resource stewardship reflecting the Institute’s research activities. Initial responsibilities include supporting EarthWatch, Maine Community Shellfish Investigations, and Schoodic Education Adventure. Click here for more information.