Submitted: 2011-10-06 12:31:05
Contact: Ecology Project International firstname.lastname@example.org
WWW Link: http://www.ecologyproject.org/about/jobs/
The program season is from early March through early August 2012.
Costa Rica, Caribbean slope.
Ecology Project International (EPI), a nonprofit organization, is hiring instructors to teach outdoor environmental education. Our mission is to create alliances between students and scientist allowing the students to learn firsthand why conservation is important. This also enables the students to learn the concepts of sea turtle ecology, sustainable development, conservation and leadership in a fun and different way.
EPI offers Sea Turtle Ecology and Wildlife Ecology programs to a variety of high school and university students including local Costa Rican students and students from the United States. The courses can be as short as 4 days or as long as 12.
Desire to make a difference in the world;
Proven environmental education experience and outdoor leadership with young adults;
Enthusiasm for leading student groups in remote areas;
Spanish and English fluency;
Bachelor’s degree in biology, ecology, natural sciences, or related field;
Field research experience;
Current Wilderness First Responder or Advanced First Aid & CPR certifications (if you do not have these, you must indicate in writing that you have plans to do so before training begins);
Minimum 21 years of age.
Lodging in Heredia during field season, room and board while on course, work related in-country travel, and $50-90/day (including season completion bonus). Daily pay is also determined by level of first aid certification