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Learning Facilitator (Community Engagement) 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, genetics, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Category Education  
Reports To Community Engagement Supervisor  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Pay Rate $17.80/hour  
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
About the Organization Award-winning Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle is famed for pioneering naturalistic exhibits and setting the standard for zoos all over the world. We connect people with wildlife and hit them in the heart with a visceral reminder of what's at stake in our changing world. Our job is to motivate people to take action and provide them with the tools needed to join us in saving endangered species. That means our conservation efforts start right here at the zoo and in our community.

Join us on our mission to save wildlife and inspire everyone to make conservation a priority in their lives.  
Description

Spend the summer working with teens on climate action projects and inspiring people from all communities to save wildlife with Woodland Park Zoo!

We are excited to welcome a new member to our dynamic Community Engagement Team. Join us and support the zoo’s efforts to prioritize access and inclusion through outreach and education programming!

What you’ll do:

  1. Support Seattle Youth Climate Action Network (SYCAN) summer programing. This is your opportunity to empower Seattle-area youth to address climate change in their communities through education, leadership and action! This position will mentor program participants, support logistics, and help to plan and staff events.
  2. Represent the zoo at community events and festivals throughout Seattle and King County. You’ll get to engage community members of all ages and backgrounds through educational programing and activities!

When we’ll need you:

  • This is a temporary, variable hour, non-benefited opportunity
  • Expected schedule: ~ 40 hours July-August; part-time in June, September and October

Who we’re looking for:

  • Passion: You love working with and inspiring teens and you are eager to support WPZ’s mission
  • Communication: You are a skilled communicator who is excited to connect with people from all backgrounds and walks of life
  • Attitude: You are open-minded, upbeat and seeking a fun, team-oriented atmosphere
  • Background: You’ve had experience in natural sciences, conservation and/or community engagement with an equity and social justice lens
  • Reliability: You are dependable and well-organized
  • Speaking multiple languages is a plus!

Want to know more? Read the full job description here!

Application Directions:

  • Cover letter and resume are required when applying for this position.
  • Applications are only accepted online through our Jobs page at www.zoo.org
  • No phone calls please
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are due prior to 12:00 AM on the posted Close date (i.e. by 11:59 PM the evening before).

Woodland Park Zoo is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression.

 
Close Date 5/1/2018  
Number of Openings 1  
Shift -not applicable-  
Req Number EDU-18-00026  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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