Earth Village Education is a nonprofit nature education organization based in northern Virginia. We conduct classes for adults, families, and school groups about a variety of topics related to nature connection, environmental stewardship, self-reliance, sustainability, and community development. Our home base is a 97-acre farm and nature preserve located just outside Marshall, Virginia (about 45 miles west of Washington, DC). Some of the specific topics we teach classes about are: wild edible plants, permaculture gardening, bird language, blacksmithing, tree identification, wool felting, beekeeping, hide tanning, fire by friction, wilderness medicine, orienteering and navigation, and much more.
We are currently seeking a full time, year-round, salaried (with housing provided) “Nature Connection” Instructor to to be a vital part of our team as we develop our organization and expand our programs.
- Primary responsibilities: develop and instruct nature-based youth programs and community events, such as summer camps, after-school nature clubs, and homeschool nature connection classes.
- Secondary responsibilities: conduct adult classes (about topics related to nature connection, earth skills, homesteading, etc.) and assist in various areas of organizational and facilities development.
- Hours: Full-time, year-round, 40+ hours/week, with variable/flexible schedule. Some weekends will be required.
- Compensation: Salaried; starting at $26,000/year and including free room and some board. Compensation commensurate with experience.
- Start date: as soon as possible.
For more information please visit http://earthvillageeducation.org/nature-instructor/