• Thursday, January 06, 2022 2:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Marine Discovery Center (MDC) is a 501c-3 environmental non-profit organization with a mission of protecting and restoring Florida’s coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems through education, research, and community stewardship. The Education Coordinator will play an active role in shaping the development, implementation, and growth of field trips, community programs, and camp programs at MDC.

     

    As a key member of the education team, the Education Coordinator works with the education team to deliver hands-on, feet-wet field trips for K-16 students and adventure camps for children 4-15 years old. The Education Coordinator also assists the Director of Programs with planning and implementing other education and conservation programs/events.  For more information about this position and how to apply click here - https://www.marinediscoverycenter.org/mdc-jobs-and-internships/
  • Thursday, January 06, 2022 2:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Marine Discovery Center (MDC) is a 501c-3 environmental non-profit organization with a mission of protecting and restoring Florida’s coastal and Indian River Lagoon ecosystems through education, research, and community stewardship. The newly created position of Director of Marketing will play an active role in shaping the future of MDC, the organization and overall brand, the strategic and master plans, and passionately advocate to a variety of stakeholders in support of the mission.

     

    As a key member of the leadership team, reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Director of Marketing is responsible for planning, implementing, and overseeing all marketing initiatives for the MDC. Working collaboratively with staff, the marketing committee and the Board as needed, the Director of Marketing will provide leadership on all brand development initiatives, create the annual marketing plan, articulate, and promote the public image of the “brand”, support programming, events, and fund development initiatives as well as digital marketing, public relations, and community outreach.  For more information about this position and how to apply click here - https://www.marinediscoverycenter.org/mdc-jobs-and-internships/
  • Wednesday, January 05, 2022 9:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Environmental Educator at Environmental Learning Center, Vero Beach, Florida

    Reports to: Executive Director

    Job Type: Full-time hourly, non-exempt

    40 hours/week, weekends and evenings may be required

    Job Status: Open, actively hiring

    Start Date: Immediate opening

    Overall Responsibilities:

    Responsible for ELC education duties including coordinating, planning and teaching all ELC camps, classes, education group visits and events as well as upkeep of the Discovery Station, related center educational areas and programs, and campus interpretive exhibits/signage.

    For more info visit:

    https://www.discoverelc.org/post/environmental-educator

  • Friday, November 05, 2021 12:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Naturalist, Grassy Waters Preserve, West Palm Beach, Florida

    Under limited supervision, plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of Grassy Waters Preserves; and performs other related duties and special projects as assigned.
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Which are not in any hierarchical order)
    1. Leads or arranges for delivery of nature-based educational programs in the field, both onsite and offsite, to children and adults.
    2. Provide supervision of students at all times during the duration of programs.
    3. Assist Program Coordinators with design and development of new Environmental Education Programs for schools and interpretive programs for diverse audiences.
    4. Assists in development of interpretive materials, signage, exhibits and brochures.
    Full Time Salary: 
    $21.45 hourly - Excellent benefits!

    Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Biological or Environmental Conservation, Natural Sciences or related field and one (1) year of experience in environmental education or related field is required, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Closing Date: 11/19/21

    More Information and Link: https://www.wpb.org/government/human-resources/job-opportunities


  • Thursday, November 04, 2021 11:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    THIS WEEK'S OCEAN JOBS LIST

    For the complete list and full descriptions find the ocean jobs page at https://sevenseasmedia.org/. We add 20 to 30 new opportunities per week with 40k views per month!

    We work hard to provide this jobs list and newsletter to you every week for free. If you find your next job from this list, or a new employee, please consider a
     tax-deductible donation as a thank you.

    1. Executive Director, Friends of Casco Bay, South Portland, ME
    2. 
    Network Director, The Ocean Sewage Alliance (OSA), Remote
    3. 
    Fishery Management Plan Coordinator 21-013, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, Arlington, VA
    4. 
    Volunteer Research Assistants, Asociación Costa Rican Alliance for Sea Turtle Conservation & Science (COASTS), Costa Rica
    5. 
    Integrations Associate, Nautilus Labs, New York & Remote
    6. 
    Marine Data Adviser- Nature Scot, Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland, Scotland
    7. 
    Postdoctoral In Hydrodynamic Modelling At The University Of Stirling, Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland, Stirling, Scotland
    8. 
    Senior Biologist – Spey Fishing Board, Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland, Moray, North-East Scotland
    9. 
    Protected Species Observer (PSO), A.I.S., Inc. (AIS), Port Arthur, TX
    10. 
    Coral Resilience & Restoration Researcher, University of Hawai'i, Kaneohe, HI
    11. 
    Field Researcher 2 – 112768, Scripps Institution Of Oceanography, San Diego, CA
    12. 
    Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist II, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Punta Gorda, FL
    13. 
    Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist III, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Webster, FL
    14. 
    Research Assistant (Vessel Tracking Analysis), Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford, CA
    15. 
    Scientific Data Specialist, Ocean Networks Canada, Victoria, BC, Australia
    16. 
    Internship (Microbiome of Carp Polyculture Systems), WorldFish, Bayan Lepas, Malaysia
    17. 
    Environmental Scientist, ZP-0401-3 (Direct Hire), NOAA, Charleston, SC
    18. 
    Fisheries Technician 1- CWT Recovery Surveys, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission, Lodi, CA
    19. 
    Marine Biologist, A.I.S., Inc. (AIS), Boston, MA
    20. 
    Field Research Engineer, Aquabyte, Bergen, Norway
    21. 
    Fish and Wildlife Biologist 3 (Shellfish Biologist), Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Port Townsend, WA
    22. 
    Marine Scientist, Oceana, Washington, DC
    23. 
    Junior or Assistant Specialist, Benioff Ocean Initiative, Santa Barbara, CA
    24. 
    Marine Educator and Public Program Coordinator, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, Savannah, GA


  • Wednesday, November 03, 2021 5:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Director of Education, Friends of MacArthur Beach State Park

    Full-time/Part-time Teacher, Cocoplum Nature School

    Florida 4-H Camp Cloverleaf Assistant Director, University of Florida/IFAS Extension

    Florida 4-H Camp Cloverleaf Assistant Director, Florida 4-H Youth Development

    Education Support Assistant, Conservancy of Southwest Florida

    Mobile Classroom Program Coordinator, Conservancy of Southwest Florida

    Mobile Classroom Educator (Level 2), Conservancy of Southwest Florida


  • Thursday, October 28, 2021 11:59 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    THIS WEEK'S OCEAN JOBS LIST

    For the complete list and full descriptions find the ocean jobs page at https://sevenseasmedia.org/. We add 20 to 30 new opportunities per week with 40k views per month!

    We work hard to provide this jobs list and newsletter to you every week for free. If you find your next job from this list, or a new employee, please consider a
     tax-deductible donation as a thank you.

    1. Marine Discovery Centre Manager, Marine Savers, Four Seasons Resorts Maldives
    2. 
    Project Communications Specialist, TNRC Program – 22061, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Washington, DC
    3. 
    Project Manager, Project Biodiversity Environmental, Sal Island, Cape Verde
    4. 
    Junior or Assistant Specialist, Benioff Ocean Initiative, Santa Barbara, CA
    5. 
    Social Science Specialist – 22054, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Washington, DC
    6. 
    San Diego County Chapter Policy Coordinator, Surfrider Foundation, San Diego, CA
    7. 
    Program Officer, Ecosystem Carbon Accounting – 22064, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Washington, DC
    8. 
    Marine Science Instructor, CIMI/Guided Discoveries, Toyon Bay - Avalon, CA
    9. 
    IFAW Marine Campaign Manager, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Washington, DC
    10. 
    Head of the Department of Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science (BGE), The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN
    11. 
    Seafood Watch Data Analyst (Term-Assignment), Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA
    12. 
    MAS Program Coordinator, The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), Riverside, CA
    13. 
    Communications and Outreach Manager, Manatee Club (SMC), Maitland, FL
    14. 
    Metocean Systems and Equipment Technician, The Woods Hole Group, Inc., Bourne, MA
    15. 
    Senior Data Scientist, Oceanmind, Multiple Location, UK
    16. 
    Training Associate (Latin America), Rare, Arlington, VA
    17. 
    Operations Manager, Rare, Arlington, VA
    18. 
    Behavioral Scientist, Rare, Arlington, VA
    19. 
    Postdoctoral fellowship ‘Ecophysiology of marine bivalves and effects of climate change and microplastics’ (M/F), Ifremer, Brest, Bretagne, FR
    20. 
    Postdoctoral Scholar Nanoplastics and the Plastisphere, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, 't Horntje, (Texel), Netherlands
    21. 
    Fisheries and Wildlife Biological Scientist IV, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Comission, Okeechobee, FL
    22. 
    Executive Assistant, SeaLegacy, New York City, NY
    23. 
    Executive Director – Monterey Waterkeeper, The Monterey Waterkeeper, Monterey, CA
    24. 
    Laboratory Assistant, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Woods Hole, MA
    25. 
    Digital Communications Coordinator, Heal the Bay, Santa Monica, CA
    26. 
    Outreach Program Associates, Heal the Bay, Santa Monica, CA
    27. 
    IFAW Marine Campaign Manager, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), Washington, DC
    28. 
    Head of the Department of Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science (BGE), The University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, TN
    29. 
    Seafood Watch Data Analyst (Term-Assignment), Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA
    30. 
    MAS Program Coordinator, The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), Riverside, CA
    31. 
    Communications and Outreach Manager, Manatee Club (SMC), Maitland, FL

    Internship & Volunteer Opportunities

    1. Mongabay Internship, Mongabay, TBD
    2. 
    Blue Parks Science Internship, Marine Conservation Institute, Remote
    3. 
    Marketing & Media Internship (Part-Time), Reef Relief, Key West, FL
    4. 
    Coral Camp Internship, Reef Relief, Key West, FL
    5. 
    Education Internship, Reef Relief, Key West, FL
    6. 
    Conservation Internship, Reef Relief, Key West, FL
    7. 
    Marine Protected Area Project Internship – Bali Lembongan, Bali Diving Academy, Bali, Indonesia
    8. 
    Volunteer Programs Manager, Heal the Bay, Santa Monica, CA


  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021 3:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Grants & Funding

    1. 2022 USDA Farm to School Grant Program Request for Applications (RFA)
    Deadline: January 10, 2022
    2022 Farm to School Grant Program Request for Applications (RFA) is now available! FNS seeks to award up to $12 million this fiscal year. Eligible schools, institutions operating the Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program, State and local agencies, Indian Tribal Organizations, small- to medium-sized agricultural producers or groups of small- to medium-sized agricultural producers, and non-profit organizations are eligible for Farm to School grants. Priority scoring incentives return for applicants who meet certain criteria, including new priority consideration for organizations led by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and serving BIPOC communities, and organizations located in and serving rural areas. Please see the RFA for full details. The Office of Community Food Systems will host webinars  Monday, November 8th, 2021 and Tuesday, November 9th, 2021, each at 2:30pm ET, to help interested applicants learn more about the RFA and put together a grant package, respectively. A Frequently Asked Questions document will also be available through the Farm to School Grant Applicant Resources Page of the FNS website. 

    2. RWJF's Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health
    This program funds research that expands the evidence needed to build a Culture of Health, which is broadly defined as one in which good health and well-being flourish across geographic, demographic, and social sectors; public and private decision making is guided by the goal of fostering equitable communities; and everyone has the opportunity to make choices that lead to healthy lifestyles. Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis. Learn more.

    3. Hardship Assistance Grants for Organic Producers – Deadline November 5, 2021
    Deadline: November 5
    Do you know an organic farmer, rancher, or food processor who has experienced hardship over the past year? The CCOF Foundation Bricmont Hardship Assistance Fund provides direct financial assistance to organic producers who suffer financial losses due to extreme hardship, including COVID-19 pandemic related hardships. Applications are available in English and Spanish. Award amounts range from $1,000-$2,500. Learn more.

    4. Pandemic Response and Safety Grants
    Deadline: November 22
    USDA is seeking applications to support agricultural stakeholders who haven’t yet received substantial federal financial assistance to respond to the COVID-19 crisis. The program will help small businesses in certain commodity areas including small specialty crop and aquaculture producers, food processors and distributors, and farmers markets. Small businesses and nonprofits can apply for a grant to cover COVID-related expenses such as workplace safety measures, retrofitting facilities, shifting to online sales platforms, transportation, worker housing, and medical costs. The funding request can range from $1,500 to $20,000.  Learn more.

    5. Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety (SPRS) Block Grant Program
    Deadline: November 22
    The Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety (SPRS) Block Grant Program provides grants to eligible state agencies and territories to support seafood processors, including at-sea processing vessels, to respond to coronavirus, including for measures to protect workers against COVID-19. State agencies within select coastal States and American Samoa are eligible to apply directly to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for grant funds. Seafood processors interested in the SPRS should contact their state agency for more information. Learn more.

    6. America’s Healthy Food Financing Initiative Targeted Small Grants Program (HFFI TSG Program)
    LOI Deadline: December 7
    In 2021, America's Healthy Foods Financing Initiative is offering funding through a Targeted Small Grants Program (TSG Program). At least $4 million is available for grants for innovative fresh food retail and food system enterprises that seek to improve access to healthy food in underserved areas. More information about the program, including eligibility criteria, is described in the Request for Applications (RFA). The RFA explains the process for applying to this grant, and lists all of the application questions applicants will need to answer. Read more.

    7. One Earth Award Student Scholarships
    Regional deadlines vary and are as early as December 1
    The One Earth Award offers $1,000 scholarships for four students whose works address climate change. All students in grades 7–12 (ages 13 and up) are eligible to participate and should apply through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Teens can visit artandwriting.org/one-earth to find out their regional deadlines and how to apply.

     

    8. 2022 Youth Garden Grant
    Deadline: December 17
    A total of 50 programs will be awarded Youth Garden Grants in 2022. All winning programs will receive a check for $250, and materials to grow their garden program. Forty programs will receive packages worth $1,050, five programs will receive the base package plus a $1,000 tool grant from Corona Tools, and five programs will receive the base package plus two Garden Towers from Garden Tower Project! Any nonprofit organization, public or private school, or youth program in the United States or US Territories planning a new garden program or expanding an established one that serves at least 15 youth between the ages of 3 and 18 is eligible to apply. Learn more.

     

    Job openings:

    The Energy Program Specialist position: (Description attached)

    https://sarasotahousing.org/documents/careerOpportunities/energyProgramSpecialist.pdf

     

    Administrative Specialist: https://scgov.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/SCGOV/job/Twin-Lakes-Park/Administrative-Specialist-I---Extension_R13605


  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021 12:50 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Opportunity for Florida educators and students to creatively engage in global sustainability issues.
    *New this year: Video Project Organizer provides scaffolding for students

    The World of 7 Billion video contest is back for the 2021-2022 school year. This year's contest topic asks students to: Explain how population growth impacts one of the following global challenges and offer an idea for a sustainable solution. The global challenges are: agriculture & food, urbanization, or ocean health.

    The contest is currently open and the deadline for video submissions is February 22, 2022.  Participating teachers receive free curriculum resources from Population Education, and over 80 cash prizes of up to $1,200 will be awarded to student winners.

    Many EE educators successfully assign the contest as a fun and meaningful small-group project. Use the provided lesson plan and give students the scaffolded Video Project Organizer to optimize student learning. Videos are being accepted now through February 22, 2022.

    More Information

  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021 12:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This is a scientific and public-facing position to facilitate volunteer and citizen science engagement while leading conservation-based projects for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

    This position provides direct volunteer coordination for conservation projects (including citizen science projects), geared toward, but not limited to, upland terrestrial habitat and species, imperiled species, nonnative and conflict species in the FWC’s Northeast Region. The Regional Volunteer Program Biologist position is stationed at the Northeast Region Office in Ocala, FL. The coordinator will design, plan, implement and monitor conservation projects that use volunteers; recruit, train, and manage volunteers for these projects; and provide volunteer management support and citizen science best practices to FWC’s land managers and biologists. The coordinator will also network with external agencies to establish partnerships to assist with implementing conservation and citizen science projects that use volunteers on public and private lands.

    This is an exciting opportunity for an outgoing, self-motivated individual with a commitment to conservation. The successful candidate will have excellent organizational, leadership, community development, project design, and communication skills; and will demonstrate dedication to the FWC’s mission and conservation of Florida’s fish, wildlife and habitat resources. Broad-based working knowledge of local ecology and a variety of Florida’s non-game species across multiple taxa is preferred.

    Full Job Posting

Founded in 1983, the League of Environmental Educators in Florida is the professional association for individuals and organizations dedicated to the cause of environmental education in Florida. We are the state affiliate for North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), an organization that brings together those interested in the study and enjoyment of our natural world and one that has promoted excellence in environmental education throughout North America and the world for over four decades.  

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