Are you a natural leader? Are you passionate about garden-based education and teaching elementary-aged kids? Are you committed to public service? We’re looking for people who share these passions to join our growing science-and-sustainability service Corps.
Climate Corps Education Outside (CCEO) is a yearlong AmeriCorps Fellowship program. CCEO fellows serve as garden educators in public elementary schools in San Francisco, South San Francisco, and San Mateo county. As a CCEO Fellow, you will teach garden-based science and environmental literacy, serving a high percentage of low-income K-5 students and many English-language learners. CCEO fellows must be committed to social justice and have cultivated or be willing to cultivate cultural competence and humility.
As a CCEO Fellow, you will:
For the complete position description and to apply, please visit: https://www.climatecorps.org/cceo-fellowship.html
Candidates must be available to work from September 2020 for one academic year. During the school year, Mondays through Thursdays are dedicated to teaching in the outdoor classroom at your school site and guiding science, and sustainability efforts in the community. Two Fridays a month are designated for professional development, which includes formal learning workshops on garden-based education, leadership for community engagement, and horticulture and garden design as well as peer coaching and administration time.
*Second term is contingent on school site fit and continuation of program funding
You will receive a taxable living allowance stipend of $2,115 per month and an AmeriCorps end of program education award of $4,266.
To become a CCEO Fellow, please submit an online application and resume at https://www.climatecorps.org/cceo-fellowship.html. Applications are due March 16th, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to submit the application as soon as possible.
SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to reflect the diverse communities we serve, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, older adults, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Keywords: environmental education, community outreach, climate change resiliency, gardening, outdoor education, science education, environmental literacy, garden educator, nonprofit, school garden