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Title

LA Educator

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Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location
Town/City Greater Los Angeles Area.
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 31/03/2011
Company Name Alliance for Climate Education
Contact Name
Website Further Details / Applications
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Description
IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.

 

A self-starting dynamic presenter to deliver ACE multimedia presentations on climate change to high school students in the Greater Los Angeles Area.

Check out our trailer to get a taste of our presentation. 

You’ll be in the field with high school students, communicating the essential science of climate change in a lively, fun and unforgettable way. Following presentations, you will be working with students to develop ACE Action Teams that work on a variety of climate projects, from recycling and composting programs to organizing  green proms. 

Our Educators work from home when they’re not giving presentations, meet about once a week with the local team, and convene occasionally with other regional teams. We require a self-starter who is able and willing to work independently.

The Organization: :The Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) is a national nonprofit dedicated to educating America's high school students about the science behind climate change and inspiring them to do something about it—while having fun along the way. We’re based in Oakland, CA, with satellite offices in Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, Austin, Atlanta, Washington D.C., New York, and New England.

ACE offers a powerful mission, rapid growth, sharp people, a spirit of innovation, and a fast-paced environment that focuses on accountability and results. Learn more about ACE – and check out our rave reviews – at http://www.acespace.org

Required Qualifications: 

  • Self-managing—you’ll need to manage a wide variety of projects with clear and constant communication while working from a home office
  • Dynamic presentation style, engaging personality
  • Terrific oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and ability to multi-task. Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated 
  • Comfortable working in a remotely managed small team 
  • Solid understanding of global climate change and the youth environmental movement
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office and iWork 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to travel around the region 

Supporting Qualifications:

  • Education experience working with high school age students
  • Familiarity with the LA area school systems and local NGO community
  • Experience in presentation and/or public performance
  • Experience working with diverse communities
  • Proficiency in Spanish language
  • Public relations experience
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce.com
  • Schedule: Full-time position, 40 hours per week 
  • Salary: Commensurate with Experience
  • Start Date:  Immediately 
  • Deadline: Open until filled 
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to Ms. Sam McKelvie: sam.mckelvie(at)climateeducation.org. 

Please include salary requirements in your cover letter. No phone calls please.

We value and respect the diverse viewpoints and individual differences of all people. ACE is an equal opportunity employer and encourages everyone interested to apply.

 

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