Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) is an equal opportunity employer. ANS seeks to create a larger and more diverse community of people who treasure the natural world and work to preserve it. In pursuit of this vision, ANS is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from people with diverse backgrounds. Visit our website at www.ANShome.org.
Position Announcement: Naturalist Educator
Location: ANS Headquarters at Woodend Sanctuary, 8940 Jones Mill Rd., Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
About Us: The Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) has been a local leader in nature education in the Washington, DC metro area for more than 120 years, providing hands-on programs for all ages that help people learn about, enjoy, and protect nature. ANS believes that the health of our environment is intimately tied to the feelings of connectedness that people of all ages have with nature. In pursuing our vision of creating a larger and more diverse community of people who treasure the natural world and work to preserve it, we provide a wide array of nature education programming that includes a nature preschool, summer camps, school-based programming, and numerous opportunities for adults to connect with nature. Our nature education programming for adults includes classes and field trips to explore the local natural history of the Washington, DC region; our Natural History Field Studies program, a continuing education certificate program that has provided in-depth natural history education for more than 50 years; and a variety of domestic and international nature travel programs.
Position Summary: The Naturalist Educator plans and teaches natural history classes, field trips, and programs throughout the Washington, DC region primarily for adult audiences with an emphasis on attracting new and diverse audience to ANS programs and serves as a natural history resource for staff, membership, media, and the general public.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervision: Reports to the Senior Naturalist and the Director of Education
Salary: Salary range begins in low $40Ks and depends upon experience. Competitive benefits available.
To apply: Email your cover letter and resume to eesearch@ANShome.org.