Environmental Educator


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 full-time and 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 11 locations are: Central Park Reservoir in Manhattan; the Ridgewood Reservoir, Plumb Beach, Canarsie Park & Manhattan Beach in Brooklyn; Jerome Park Reservoir, Orchard Beach & the High Bridge in the Bronx; and Silver Lake Reservoir & Lemon Creek in Staten Island and Baisley Pond Park in Queens.

Field guides receive a $1,200 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 part-time and full-time employment will be considered based on successful completion of the paid training program outlined above.

Reports to:
David Chuchuca, Director of School Programs

Job Requirements & Responsibilities:
Field trips last approximately 2 hours and take place from 10:30am – 12:30pm Monday thru Friday. Fall session runs from September through November. Spring session March through June. Virtual lessons last from 40 minutes to 90 minutes and take place during 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:
Full Time

Union Status:

FLSA Status:

Salary or Compensation:
$1200 stipend / $25+ per hour after

Organization or Project Website:

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