EPI Yellowstone Field Instructor

Ecology Project International (EPI) is hiring instructors to teach field-based science/conservation/environmental educational programs for middle and high school students. We are currently hiring for the summer Yellowstone wildlife ecology program. EPI is an international non-profit organization dedicated to addressing critical conservation issues through field-based partnerships between local experts and high school students. We engage adolescent youth from local communities and visiting youth from other regions in applied conservation hands-on science and conservation as they learn about and help protect threatened species and habitats. Through EPI’s programs in five countries throughout the U.S. and Latin America, teens are inspired and empowered to engage in conservation efforts at home and worldwide to become the next generation of conservation leaders. More information can be found at www.ecologyproject.org. Field instructors teach ecology and science lessons, guide students in accurately collecting data for research projects as they work alongside scientists, transport students between field sites, adhere to rigorous risk management protocols, lead students in leadership activities/games, mentor field interns, help lead students in meal preparation, and complete necessary course paperwork. The position will be open until filled. For a complete job announcement and to access the application, visit http://www.ecologyproject.org/about/jobs/.