About the Role:
The Program Specialist will be responsible for leading the Wachusett Meadow 2-day Nature Adventures for Young Folks preschool program. The majority of their 18 hours supports the coordination of preschool program development and teaching the program. The Program Specialist may assist in management of preschool program-specific budgets with support from a Lead Education Coordinator and/or Education Manager. The Program Specialist also teaches and develops other education and engagement programs in accordance with Mass Audubon’s Action Agenda strategic priorities and Mass Audubon’s education frameworks, goals, standards, and practices.
Associate degree or higher in education, biological, earth science, environmental studies, or equivalent, and a minimum of three years’ experience in conducting educational programs with preschoolers Ability to work well with staff and volunteers Strong communication skills Valid driver’s license Ability to relate to a diverse range of people and exercise cultural competence and inclusion Ability to establish effective Mass Audubon presence in surrounding communities related to conservation and biodiversity of urban, suburban, and rural areas Requires First Aid and CPR certification upon hire