Hiring: Environmental Education Instructor

The Oregon Garden Natural Resources Education Program is seeking an experienced Environmental Educator to assist teaching conservation education lessons for spring and fall field trips. Candidates must have experience teaching upper elementary students (4th through 6th grade) and have expertise in subjects such as forests, botany, wetlands and wildlife. The goal of the natural resources program is to inspire in students a curiosity about nature and to build a personal connection to the forests that grow in Oregon. We stress a positive, fun-filled, inquiry-based curriculum through hands-on activities and learning games. For more information on this program please visit http://www.oregongarden.org/programs/education/ or http://learnforests.org/resource_article/rediscovery-forest-education-program.

See the full job description here.



OFRI Attn: Rikki Heath PO Box 463 Silverton, OR 97381

Or respond to heath@ofri.org

1. The cover letter should include your knowledge, skills, abilities and experience in teaching and why you are seeking this position.

2. A background check will be done upon hiring.


May - September
Daily - 9:00am to 6:00pm

October - April
Daily - 10:00am - 4:00pm

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Adults $14
Seniors (60+) $12
Students (12-17) $11
Children (5-11) $8
Children (4 & under) Free
Garden Members Free
Military w/ ID $11
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Contact & Directions

phone (503) 874-8100
toll-free (877) 674-2733
fax (503) 339-2996
email info@oregongarden.org
address 879 W. Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381

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