LandPaths seeks an individual with a passion for building a diverse, healthy and whole community connected with the land. The ideal candidate is driven, energetic and creative; excels in an active work environment, is committed to equity in access to nature, and loves working with youth in the outdoors. The Field Specialistwill provide day-to-day field implementation of LandPaths’ youth programs including: “In Our Own BackYard” (IOOBY), Inspired Forward, and Camps (held during school breaks throughout year and summer)for students of all ages. IOOBY is an award-winning, innovative field-based education and nature-immersion program for elementary youth; Inspired Forward combines education and youth leadership with nature-immersion for teens and young adults. The Field Specialist will represent LandPaths in the classroom and in the field in a manner that builds a sense of belonging and collaboration with teachers, parents, volunteers, and fellow staff members. In addition to the implementation of specifically designed environmental education curriculum, the ideal candidate also loves engaging youth in unstructured play and exploration in nature, enjoys leading nature games and crafts, singing songs, storytelling…all things camp!
The Field Specialist is expected to strive for excellence in the implementation of LandPaths’ nature-immersion youth programs, including consistent modeling of LandPaths’ core values and best practices. The Field Specialist is responsible for day-of program logistics and safety, and for providing daily reflections of the effectiveness of the program.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
A successful candidate will likely have experience leading youth programs, including the following qualifications:
A successful candidate will embrace LandPaths’ values and culture, including the following:
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job. The Bilingual Field Specialist frequently works outdoors, walking on uneven ground and steep hillsides, with potential exposure to excessive temperature extremes. They may be expected to lift and move objects weighing up to 30 lbs. and hike up to five miles.
This is a part-time position. Salary for this position is $23 per hour. LandPaths’ compensation includes health and dental coverage, retirement savings, and generous paid leave package
Interested applicants should send a BRIEF AND SPECIFIC cover letter and resume to LandPaths ~ attn: HR, 618 4th Street, Suite 217, Santa Rosa, CA 95404 or email@example.com with “Bilingual Field Specialist” in the subject. Suggested deadline to apply is Friday, February 23. Position open until filled.
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