Environmental Educator

NYC H2O


Organization Description: 
NYC H2O is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides educational programs about New York City’s water system and ecology to school groups and the public.

Position Description:
NYC H2O is seeking part-time Environmental Educators to lead in-person field trips and virtual
lessons for school groups. The in-person field sites include historic reservoirs, wetlands and
beaches in NYC parks. The 9 locations are: Central Park Reservoir in Manhattan; the
Ridgewood Reservoir, Plumb Beach and Canarsie Park in Brooklyn; Jerome Park Reservoir &
the High Bridge in the Bronx; and Silver Lake Reservoir & Lemon Creek in Staten Island and Baisley Pond Park in Queens.

Reports to:
David Chuchuca

Job Requirements & Responsibilities:
Field guides receive a $1,000 stipend for completing the following:
– Attending 6 training sessions – on-site + virtual training
– Apprenticing on 4 tours with a senior guide
– Leading 6 field trips
Continued employment will be considered based on successful completion of the paid training program outlined above.
Field trips last approximately 2 hours and take place from 10:30am – 12:30pm Monday thru Friday. Fall session runs from September through December. Spring session March through June. Virtual lessons last from 40 minutes to 90 minutes and take place during entire DOE School calendar and school hours.

Candidate Qualifications:
Applicants should be comfortable leading classes of grades 2 – 12; have a strong interest in NYC history, geography, and ecology; and like to teach outdoors. Experience with Zoom and ArcGIS is a plus.

Position Type:
Part-Time

Union Status:
Non-Union

FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt

Salary or Compensation:
$30.00 / hour after training

Organization or Project Website:
https://nych2o.org/field-trips/

Application Info:
Applicants should email their cover letters and resumes to Matt Malina (matt@nych2o.org)
and David Chuchuca (david@nych2o.org)