Artist Boat is seeking a part-time Eco-Educator. The Educator’s primary duties are to interpret habitats, ecosystems, science, and the environment through the disciplines of science and art for people of all ages engaging in Eco-Art experiences; and to assist with the development and delivery of summer camps, after-school, and residency programs. The Educator must be able to clearly and enthusiastically use the arts and science as the primary discipline to convey knowledge and engage participants in project based learning. The educator must develop and increase the level of enrichment Artist Boat provides through these “in-class” programs resulting in increased participation specifically in summer camps and after-school programs offered on Artist Boat sites with direct pay services.
Deadline for application is August 3. For more information, including a complete job description, requirements, and application instructions, visit artistboat.org.
The Coalition for Environment, Equity and Resilience (CEER), a collaboration raising awareness of the connection between pollution, place, and the public’s health, is hiring its first Coalition Director to further engage in government affairs, policy and coalition campaign development as the Houston region recovers after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. CEER brings together advocacy, social justice and education groups from three main constituencies: environmental justice, affordable housing, and conservation. Together, these main constituencies developed an 8-point plan to guide recovery efforts and infrastructure spending after the disaster.
The Coalition Director will be an employee of the Gulf Restoration Network, the fiscal program sponsor for CEER and report to a steering committee in developing and furthering the policy and community organizing principles of the coalition.
For more information about the position, including job activities, requirements, and instructions on how to apply, visit healthygulf.org.
The Student Conservation Association is seeking local candidates for a Natural Resources Intern, who will work at Houston’s Milby Park and whose duties will include: conducting prairie and riparian habitat restoration within the park; working in the Houston Parks and Recreation Department (HPARD) greenhouse to propagate plants for habitat restoration; coordinating community cleanup and conservation service events; performing trash cleanup of riparian areas; and conducting invasive species removal using mechanical and/or chemical methods; performing technical data collection, research, analysis, evaluations, inspections, or surveys to determine the impact on natural resources.
For a full description of duties and to apply, visit thesca.org.