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Updated June 1, 2018

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Jobs in Missouri and Surrounding States

Executive Director, Missouri Parks Association (posted May 16). This position requires strong communication and organization skills, as well as a knowledge of and passion for Missouri's system of state parks and historic sites. Among the Executive Director's responsibilities are administration; membership, marketing, and fund development; strategic and transition planning; coordination of events and programs; plus advocacy and education.

Water Resources Director, Missouri Coalition for the Environment (posted early May). The Water Resources Director is primarily responsible for coordinating policy priorities and leading advocacy efforts of the Missouri Coalition for the Environment as they relate to river management and water quality in Missouri, including the Lower Missouri River from Kansas City to St. Louis and the upper and middle sections of the Mississippi River. Priority areas include floodplain reconnection, agricultural conservation, water quality, wetlands restoration, and ecosystem restoration.

Senior Conservation Advocate, Environment America, Missouri (Deadline June 20, 2018) The State Director is responsible for developing our strategy, approach and local message to win our campaigns in a specific state. The State Director will also meet with local decision-makers and opinion leaders and represent our organization to allies and the media. State Directors help to build and foster our membership, grassroots and online base of support. Finally, the State Director will help recruit staff and volunteers to join us, fundraise for our programs, and maintain good systems for tracking and building on our work.

Emergency Response Team Member, Americorps, St.Louis (Deadline August 31, 2018) Members serve an 11-month term from mid-September 2018 to mid-August 2019. Members receive an intensive orientation including: introduction to disaster services, chainsaw and other power equipment operations, supporting people in crisis, risk management approaches, Incident Command System, emergency communications, physical conditioning, team building and leadership skills, and basic emergency medical care. For over two decades, AmeriCorps St. Louis has a proven history of providing highly successful programs, partnerships, and trainings, making it a model to other national service programs around the state and country.

Educator (Outreach & Distance Learning), St. Louis Zoo (no date posted) Outreach & distance learning educators develop, present, and evaluate quality educational programs at various sites away from Zoo grounds and virtually via distance learning (aka video conferences).  Primary audiences for outreach programs are early childhood organizations, as well as assisted living housing for senior citizens.  Virtual programs are primarily presented to pre-K through 6th grade audiences.  As such, the ability to teach to a variety of ages, group sizes, and types of audience, backgrounds, and abilities is key in this position.   Educators model the Education Department’s mission, values, and philosophy, as well as adhere to the Zoo’s overall mission and values.  Educators work in partnership with others as needed to design, implement, and evaluate new educational programs that convey age appropriate Zoo and conservation messages, and train other staff on any new programs created.  While the primary responsibility of this position is to deliver offsite and virtual programs, assistance leading on-grounds programs will be required at times.  A successful candidate will thrive in fast-paced, team-oriented atmosphere with an open-cubicle environment.  The ability to be flexible and to mentally pivot is integral to success in this position.

Seasonal Education Instructor, Kansas City Zoo (no date posted)Under general direction, the seasonal Education Instructor delivers various Zoo education programs and supervises participants. This position also assists with organizing and maintaining all program materials and occasionally aids with curriculum development. This seasonal position is scheduled on an as-needed basis, dependent upon the number of programs booked.