Now Hiring Part-Time Earth Educators (Day Programs)




  • Teach 4th grade students in a science curriculum-based program outdoors
  • Manage behaviors in full-class as well as smaller groups
  • Mealtime duties
  • Special projects and light maintenance of the facility
  • Set-up and clean-up





  • Programs scheduled during the 2017-2018 school year (anticipate end of August through March).
  • Fourth grade program (EarthkeepersTM) is three days/zero nights at Jean Lafitte National Historic Park and Preserve on the West Bank.
  • Approximately 20 sessions anticipated for 2017-2018 school year.




  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong commitment to children and learning
  • Experience with teaching children
  • Able to work in outdoor environments (variety of weather conditions)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Performance/acting skills a plus
  • Must have a car



Part-time EarthkeepersTM (4th grade program) salary is paid on a per program basis which begins at $75 per day during training and increases to $92 per day with the first program.


  • The opportunity to teach in an informal setting at a 1 to 5 ratio of adults to kids
  • The chance to learn from and become proficient with an innovative and effective model for teaching and managing kids
  • Learning the dynamics of community building among staff and participants at programs
  • Sharing your enjoyment of the out-of-doors with others
  • Working with a team of dedicated earth educators
  • Interacting with students and adults from diverse backgrounds
  • Red Cross CPR and 1st Aid Training


DATE OF EMPLOYMENT: Start date:  end of August 2017



First read:   T.R.E.E. Programs: A Commitment to Quality Education and

So, You Want to Work for T.R.E.E.’s Day Program

Then email cover letter and your resume to Sue Brown at, with subject line Earthkeepers Position, through July 31.  All resumes will be reviewed at that time and personal interviews will be scheduled for mid-August.

T.R.E.E. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in employment or in its programs or activities.



If we all paid a little bit more attention to the fact that nature has something to do with almost everything, then our world would be better place.





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