OPS Florida 4-H Camp Timpoochee AmeriCorps Environmental Education Educator

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Work type: Temp Full-Time
Location: Okaloosa
Categories: Early childhood education/Childcare

Classification Title:

OPS Florida 4-H Camp Timpoochee AmeriCorps Environment

Job Description:

Essential Tasks

Help to book, organize, deliver, and evaluate 100 educational onsite programs for students in grades K-12 related to Florida land, air, soil, and water using Florida 4-H Environmental Education curriculum.

Help to book, organize, deliver, and evaluate 100 outreach visits to schools, organizations and agencies to teach Florida 4-H Environmental Education curriculum.


  • Tangible


    Be part of the world’s largest positive youth development program (4-H) and connected to a top 5 University (University of Florida). Make a difference in the future of Florida’s environment by educating our youth.


Initial onboarding training for all AmeriCorps members will take place immediately upon hiring and focus on UF Human Resources, 4-H Standards of Expectations and Youth Protection, and AmeriCorps expectations and allowable and prohibited activities.

Initial Training

  • Ages and stages of youth
  • Experiential Learning
  • Behavior modification
  • Environmental education practicum
  • AmeriCorps and Volunteer Florida training

Monthly Check-ins

Topics will cover areas that need further addressing dependent on member needs as determined by members and/or supervisors on an ongoing basis

Evaluations and Reporting

  • Quarterly program delivery performance evaluations between the member and on-site supervisor and/or other supervisor. The member will be provided with the criteria and timeline for evaluating their performance. Performance evaluations will provide information to inform the program’s service delivery and will help the member successfully complete the terms of their service.
  • Bi-weekly timesheet reporting
  • Monthly data reports, to include number of reached participants and environmental education evaluation data
  • Quarterly narrative reports of education programs and delivery

Supervisor name and contact information

  • AmeriCorps Supervisor: Erin Mugge, 4-H AmeriCorps Program Director, erin.mugge@ufl.edu
  • On-site Supervisor: Ariel Blanton, 4-H Camp Timpoochee Camp Director, ablanton@ufl.edu, (850) 8972224

Time of Service

Time of Service: 

August 2023 – July 2024 (hiring is on a rolling basis, members will be onboarded as available)

AmeriCorps members can serve as a Full-time (1700 hrs), Three-Quarters Time, (1200 hrs), Half-time (900 hrs), or One-Quarter Time (450 hrs) Member. Service hours will vary, depending upon when you start in the service year.

Typically M-F, 8-5. Some night and weekend work required.

Expected Salary:

$980 Biweekly living stipend.

Minimum Requirements:

High School diploma or its equivalent is minimum requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualification is a Bachelors Degree, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience, in sciences, education, natural resources, youth development, recreational leadership or other related fields is required.  Must pass a Background Screening prior to hire. Valid driver’s license preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Teach pre-designed environmental education curricula to a variety of ages and abilities
  • Effective oral communication with both large and small groups
  • Effective written communication
  • Customer service
  • Experience working with youth
  • Knowledge, experience and/or interest in teaching environmental education
Special Instructions to Applicants:

This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply.

Must pass a Background Screening prior to hire.

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No


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