We are hiring two AmeriCorps Restoration Technicians to work at the Palouse-Clearwater Environmental Institute, each for an 11-month, 1,700-hour term. The members will work with PCEI staff and volunteers to assist with day-to-day tasks related to our restoration projects, at the Nature Center, in our native plant nursery, and leading volunteer events. The member may also have opportunities to engage in environmental education.
Palouse Roots Assistant Educator
We’re hiring an AmeriCorps assistant educator to join our Palouse Roots Nature School team! The assistant educator will be teaching children at PCEI’s Palouse Nature Center between the ages of 4-7 for 20 hours a week in an outdoor environment and will have knowledge and experience in play-based learning, emergent curriculum, and local ecology; have a love for nature, teaching, and children; and enjoy being outdoors in all kinds of weather. The position begins in October.
Outdoor Science Leader
Moscow Adventure Club, Moscow, ID
The Outdoor Science Leader will develop and/or gather nature-based lessons and activities targeting K-5th graders. The position will run for at least 900 hours over a period of 11 months, encompassing both after school days, limited full days during the school year, and summer program months. The lessons developed by the member will be a combination of science exploration, arts and crafts, and games focused on the natural environment.
Environmental Education Instructor
Foothills Learning Center, Boise, ID
In this position, the AmeriCorps member will educate multi-age audiences through lessons, community programs and presentations, develop new curriculum, and modify and improve existing lessons. They will also develop and lead service learning and habitat restoration projects with a variety of groups and represent Foothills Learning Center at community outreach events.
Volunteer Services Assistant
The Peregrine Fund, Boise, ID
The Volunteer Services Assistant will help facilitate volunteer activities at The Peregrine Fund’s World Center for Birds of Prey, will provide direct conservation education to the public, and will engage in the practice of interpretation alongside our staff and volunteers.