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Rock Eagle 4-H Center: Environmental Education

Employment Opportunities

The Rock Eagle 4-H Center Environmental Education Program is seeking enthusiastic, creative, and motivated seasonal instructors to join our staff in teaching science and outdoor education.

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We are looking for applicants with a Bachelor's degree in education, natural resources, natural sciences, history, outdoor recreation, or related fields. Excellent communication skills, a strong work ethic, and enthusiasm for teaching children aStaff Playing A Gamere essential.

Our program has two teaching seasons:
Fall — September to December
Spring — February to May

Pay is $8.95/hour with a limited health insurance policy. Meals are available for $2.50 each when dining hall is in service. Salary increases are available for appropriate experience. Internships are also available.

Seasonal Environmental Education staff are guaranteed a private bedroom and semi-private bathroom in one of our seasonal staff houses.

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Front of Staff House
Front of staff house
Back of Staff House
Staff house back
Living Room
TV area of staff house
Kitchen
Kitchen of staff house

Excited Staff
Seasonal staff have access to a variety of recreational opportunities on Rock Eagle property:

  • Canoeing and fishing on Rock Eagle Lake
  • Swimming
  • Hiking, running, biking on the trails
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Miniature Golf

High Ropes TrainingThe Rock Eagle property borders the Oconee National Forest, which is open to hunting, camping, hiking, fishing, etc. On weekends, many seasonal staff members spend time in Milledgeville, GA (approx 25 miles away); Athens, GA, home of the University of Georgia (approx 45 miles away); or Atlanta (approx 65 miles away).

Seasonal staff can also visit and stay overnight for free at four other Georgia 4-H Centers. Wahsega 4-H Center is located in the North Georgia Mountains. Burton 4-H Center is on the Atlantic Coast near Savannah on Tybee Island. Jekyll Island is also on the Atlantic Coast near Brunswick, GA. Forston 4-H Center is located in Hampton, GA part of metro Atlanta.

If interested in a position as a Seasonal Environmental Educator, please send a resume, three references, and a cover letter to:

Matt Hammons
Environmental Education Coordinator
350 Rock Eagle Road
Eatonton, GA 31024

Email: mhammons@uga.edu
Phone: (706) 484-2862
Fax: (706) 484-2888

 

Help us advertise our environmental educator positions at your college or career center. Download a job announcement at the following link: Rock Eagle EE Job Announcement

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