Environmental Educator II (part-time 20+ hours a week)
Tenafly Nature Center seeks an individual who will be responsible for implementing and helping to develop a dynamic, high quality environmental education curriculum on and off-site, year round, for a variety of groups and age levels. The right candidate will act as our Birthday Party Coordinator and will organize all aspects of birthday parties including but not limited to contacting interested individuals, completing reservations, planning theme parties, scheduling staff, ordering necessary supplies and working with outside vendors. Other programs all educators participate in include on-site field trip and off-site outreach programs for schools, scouts and other youth group programs, seasonal camp programs, child and family classes, adult programs, activities and exhibits for drop-in hikers and visitors. Environmental Educators assist the Education Director with all aspects of the education department. Curriculum is hands-on and geared toward helping children and adults to develop awareness, appreciation and stewardship for the natural world.
Public Relations Internship
The Tenafly Nature Center is seeking college student interns who are in their junior or senior year and studying Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related fields. Interns will be responsible for interacting with all TNC staff, trustees, members, volunteers and the general public. He or she will support an active office and extensive education curriculum by researching and drafting press releases, talking points, newsletter profiles, Facebook status updates and other PR-related copy; proofing and editing copy; and performing other PR-related assignments. Interns will work closely with the Communications Assistant while learning valuable skills needed in the public relations workforce. Excellent writing and public speaking skills are a plus.