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AYEA (Alaska Youth for Environmental Action) Program Coordinator
The Alaska Center Education Fund is seeking a creative, driven, and organized leader to serve as our Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA) Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator will work closely with The Alaska Center Education Fund staff to lead the award-winning Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA) program, supporting passionate and diverse youth from across the state. This position will coordinate exciting and transformative training and youth-led campaigns to build advocacy, organizing, and leadership skills for young Alaskans. The Coordinator will help facilitate our vision of a statewide movement of diverse young Alaskans who have the skills, connections, and inspiration to effectively advocate for our communities and environment. There are opportunities for advancement in this position.
To apply, email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Position open until filled. First review of applications will be April 6th. No phone calls, please.
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Youth Communications Associate – Part Time position
The Youth Communications Associate is a vital member of the Communications team for The Alaska Center Education Fund, collaborating with program and fundraising staff. The Youth Communications Associate will develop, amplify, and grow engagement with and support of our youth programs. Trailside Discovery Camp connects children ages 4-16 years and their families with the outdoors and Alaska Youth for Environmental Action (AYEA) cultivates teens across our state to become effective leaders and community advocates.
The Youth Communications Associate will engage youth, parents, and supporters through email, social media, digital ads, mobile platforms, website(s), and other online mediums. This position will work collaboratively with youth program staff and communications staff to implement best practice communications strategies that engage Alaskans with our work. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be part of a team that runs innovative online communications to advance outdoor education and spotlight youth voices – in a fun, fast-paced, and supportive environment!
To apply: send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Youth Communications Associate.”
Trailside Discovery Camp Administrator and Coordinator
Trailside Discovery Camp is an environmental education camp that operates year round, providing outdoor education opportunities to local Alaskans. Trailside Discovery Camp is seeking an organized individual who has a passion for Outdoor Education and investing in the youth of today. The ideal candidate would be able to manage the administration of Trailside, possess the skills of managing seasonal staff, developing camp curriculum, ability to fundraise and cultivate local partnerships. Click the button below to view the full job description.
To apply: send cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Trailside Camp Positions
Want to be a part of educating our future?! Join our wonderful Trailside Discovery Camp team. Typical hours are 8:00 am-4:15 pm with overtime options available.
We have limited positions available for 16 & 17-year-olds, these do fill up fast so apply soon. We ask that we speak to the applicant and not their parents. A work permit is required if hired. If staff training dates occur during finals, we will have alternative options for staff training prior to camp starting.
Staff Hiring portal is open!.
Link to Apply: trailsidediscovery.campbrainstaff.com
You can use your previous login information.
New applicants will need to create an account with their best contact email and password.
The first round of interviews begin November 6 and are held most Monday afternoons and all day Wednesdays via phone call ( instructions will follow in an email after application is submitted)
If you have any issues or need assistance please email Trailside@akcenter.org
Job Descriptions Below
Supervise, motivate, and evaluate a team of staff within a certain age group, managing staff, schedules and parent communication. Planning and delivering educational sessions. Be a part of the TDC team who work together to be positive role models to all. Please download the full job descriptions and list of requirements below.
Plan and deliver environmental education programs and activities to campers. Supervise and encourage all campers to thrive in the safe camp environment. Be a part of the TDC team who work together to be positive role models to all. Willingness to learn and follow rules is required for this role. This position requires a First Aid and CPR certification (courses offered). All staff must be flexible in which sessions they are selected to teach. Please download the full job descriptions and list of requirements below.
Hourly rate range- $10.50-$13 depending on experience and qualifications.
Campbell Creek Science Center Instructor Ages 4-7
Russian Jack Instructor Ages 4-7
Campbell Creek Science Center Instructor Ages 8-14
Russian Jack Instructor Ages 8-14
Spring Creek Farm Instructor
Plan, supervise and deliver environmental education based programs, trips and high adventure activities. Trips guides must have experience in teaching biking, hiking, backpacking and climbing. All staff must be flexible in which sessions they are selected to teach. This position requires a Wilderness First Aid Certification. Please download the full job descriptions and list of requirements below.
Hourly rate range- $11-$14 or stipend TBD
Not sure how much time you can commit to camp? Flexible to cover for positions? Substitutes may know weeks ahead of time or the day of if they are needed. Experience in teaching environmental education is preferred for this role.
Please download the full job descriptions and list of requirements below.
Hourly rate range- $10.50+
December 23, 26, 30, 31 & January 2-3 Spring:
March 9- 13
Manager Training: May 1-15
Pre-staff training: May 15-18
Staff Training (mandatory): May 18 – 22
Employment Dates: May 18 – Aug 15