Environmental Educator via Indeed

Sierra Watershed Education Partnerships

Truckee, CA, US

SWEP works with students and teachers K-12 in the Tahoe Truckee region to promote environmental stewardship. Our programs are growing and we are looking for an educator that has a background in teaching and science, is an outdoor enthusiast, has team spirit and a love for working with children.

Desirable Skills: Ability to work independently, excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, as well as a teaching credential (exception could be made for someone with extensive teaching experience or that is in the process of pursuing a teacher’s certification), computer literate (experience with all Google applications), and a car & drivers license.

Typical responsibilities of the job includes: Primarily preparing and facilitating lessons and service learning projects with K-12 students, but this job will also include project reporting, grant writing, working with partners, assisting with fundraising and district waste and sustainability efforts as well as office work related with needs of a small non-profit.

Hours: Our goal is to hire someone full time from Aug.15, 2020 – Nov. 15, 2020; to replace an employee on maternity leave. Considering part-time to full time after November, this will all be dependent on the status of COVID19 and the effects of school schedules.

Minimum Requirements: Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in teaching and or environmental science, 3-5 years work experience, ability to work independently, availability to start in August 2020.

Please fill out this google form as well as attach a cover letter and resume: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf4csq6QwwyVW2gvNZV6Tlmgb3EHt3YdK3bQusrMFOAi5aj0Q/viewform

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $18.00 to $19.00 /hour


  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Truckee, CA 96161 (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Employment Length:

  • 1 – 3 months

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Stable — traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented — supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented — cooperative and collaborative


  • Monday to Friday
  • 8 hour shift

Company’s website:

  • 4swep.org

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/swep4/

Work Remotely:

  • No





IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development