CEC seeks Houston Community Field Trip Coordinator

Citizens’ Environmental Coalition seeks a recent college graduate for a six-month, paid internship to build a digital environmental education program for students to interact virtually with biologists and wildlife from various locations across the Gulf Coast region to build environmental literacy.

Working with partners, the candidate will bring synchronous programming to the region. They will arrange to go to one new, natural location per week, to connect classrooms and students to significant places in the region. This includes the beaches, Pineywoods, prairies, and urban forests. They will also build a digital library of asynchronous programming to be used by educators in digital classrooms to increase environmental literacy and correspond with state learning objectives. Content will be housed on hereinhouston.org.

Learn more with this link to the position, posted through Student Conservation Association.

Turtle Island Restoration Network seeks Gulf of Mexico Program Coordinator

Turtle Island Restoration Network: Fighting for a Blue-Green Planet logo with turtles

Under the direction of the Gulf of Mexico Program Director, this position will coordinate and manag volunteers for programs like sea turtle nest patrols and beach clean-ups, take the lead on TIRN’s microplastic project, help research grant opportunities and prepare proposals, conduct education and outreach events and programs with schools, agencies and the public, be active in ocean advocacy, and assist with critical research. Learn more at seaturtles.org.

Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) is an award-winning ocean conservation nonprofit organization with offices in California and Texas. For 30 years, TIRN has led the grassroots fight against extinction locally, nationally and internationally. We take on the big problems of the world’s oceans and watersheds — industrial fishing, climate change, pollution, and habitat loss — with a can-do attitude and highly motivated, passionate individuals. A full list of job opportunities can be found at https://seaturtles.org/about-us/careers/.

CEC Seeks Environmental Education Intern

Citizen’ Environmental Coalition seeks an intern to manage details for multiple professional development workshops for teachers across the region. The intern will participate in the workshops and gain experience or certification, where applicable, in project-based learning, Project WILD, and Project Aquatic WILD. The intern will learn how to create meaningful lessons on climate change, native prairies, waste management, watersheds and how to differentiate for elementary, middle and high school students.

The paid position has been filled for the summer; contact Alicia at [email protected] to discuss a volunteer position.