SPRING 2023 ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION DATES: The Spring 2023 season runs from March 27th until June 3rd. Applicants must be able to commit to staying until at least May 19th.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Environmental Education Director, Environmental Education Instructors will teach environmental education classes, lead team-building activities, perform organization and cleaning tasks, communicate with schools and school leaders, and assist in any projects or tasks that better the Outdoor Education Program.
OUR CULTURE: We firmly believe in our mission of putting Christian principles into practice through programs, staff, and facilities in an environment that builds healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. We count on our staff to provide extraordinary experiences for our guests and for each other and we expect a constant demonstration of our core values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility, and faith.
BENEFITS: Instructors receive three paid-for certifications: Wilderness First Aid (WFA), Project Learning Tree (PLT), and Better Environmental Education Learning Teaching Expertise Sharing (BEETLES). Along with two weeks of staff development training on natural history, team building, adventure, lesson planning, EDI, working with students with disabilities, and so much more!
All staff at the YMCA of the Rockies get to participate in staff engagement outings such as hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park, and visiting landmarks around Colorado.