Environment for the Americas has been described as “a pretty awesome place to work” by former employees. We seek people who are passionate about engaging diverse people in natural resources, guiding young people into careers in the sciences and conservation, bird conservation, and education. Our projects often vary, and we need special skills, including data analysis and office management.

We’re hiring! please send a cover letter expressing your interest and your resume to eftajobs@environmentamericas.org

Education Lead

We are seeking an energetic individual for a one year position who will conduct monarch research and surveys in Colorado, develop educational programs for military installations in multiple states, including California, Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and other midwestern states. The individual will also participate in the development and implementation of other  activities, such as World Migratory Bird Day and our growing local programs.

Essential Functions

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Focus of the work will be developing education programs about the monarch butterfly and organizing events in multiple states with military families. Additional programs will be bird-focused.

– Support and lead educational activities, with a focus on Monarch butterfly.and birds

– Contribute to the organization’s communications by preparing articles on education programs, developing outreach flyers, preparing newsletter articles, and more;

– Communicate broadly with our partners;

– Work with other EFTA programs to integrate our education materials and activities into their actions;

– Work within a project budget;

– Prepare reports for EFTA and for partners that describe our work.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

*A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in education or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education.

*Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and to exercise independent good judgment and common sense effectively.

*Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate courteously and effectively with the public both verbally and in writing.

*Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills including tact, patience, and courtesy.

*Self-motivated, reliable, conscientious with the ability to adapt to changing situations.

* Interest in and knowledge of birds a benefit

* Spanish/English fluency a benefit

Salary is commensurate with experience and begins at $52,000. Environment for the Americas’ benefits package includes 80% of medical and dental insurance, matching retirement savings plan, paid time off, and holidays.

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter to eftajobs@environmentamericas.org