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CONTENTS:
Camden Collaborative Initiative: Job Opportunity
Educational Job Opportunities March 5th 2018 Edition
TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): March 5, 2018
2 positions at Ridge and Valley Charter School
Stream Cleanup April 14th
APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR HUNDREDS OF PEAK-SEASON JOBS AT STATE PARKS, FORESTS AND HISTORIC SITES
EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): February 5, 2018
Hackensack Riverkeeper is Hiring an Administrative Assistant
US PIRG is currently hiring Campus Organizers in New Jersey
Flat Rock Brook Nature Association: Summer Camp Lead Teacher
ICYMI: New Year and New job listings! #afterschoolNJ is hiring!

EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES:
(The listing below is limited to Federal, State and non-commercial organizations)
Action Guide to Outdoor/Environmental Careers
Careers for Green Thumbs
EnvironmentalCareer.com
Environmental Careers/Jobs
Environmental Career Opportunities
Environmental Jobs in NJ
Environmental Job Listings
Environmental Science Education & Career Resource
NAAEE EE Jobs Listings
NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - Employment Opportunities (Internal and External)
NJDEP Employment Opportunities
NJ Next Stop...Your Career: Green Jobs
Online resource guide for environmental science degree programs
Outdoor Degrees & Careers
Question about sustainability education
Student Opportunities Web Site
Camden Collaborative Initiative: Job Opportunity             (Posted: 4-17-18)

Our friends at UrbanPromise are now hiring for the RiverGuides Supervisor position for Summer 2018!

UrbanPromise is now hiring for the RiverGuides Supervisor position for Summer 2018! The ideal candidate for this job loves being outdoors, and loves unlocking youth's abilities to share their stories and connect with nature. This person will work with the Environmental Education Program Director to run the summer Environmental Education and Paddling programs, primarily supervising the 5 RiverGuides. This person must be able to walk the fine line between having a positive relationship with youth, but maintaining a supervisory/authority relationship, understanding that this is a youth employment program as well as an outdoor adventure program.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to kdelacruz@urbanpromiseusa.org,

Educational Job Opportunities March 5th 2018 Edition (Posted: 3-15-18)

NJ Science Education Job Opportunities   March 5, 2018 Edition

Current School Year Openings   The following positions were posted during the past four weeks.

(* -indicates the district also has openings in other subject areas)

*Biology Teacher (leave replacement Feb-May 15th)  Union County Voc,-Tech. School,  Scotch Plains, NJ
Apply online at www.applitrack.com/ucvts/onlineapp

Biology Teacher/TOSD Certified                Chapel Hill Academy                             Lincoln Park, NJ
Apply to Michael Somers III at Michael.S@chapelhillacademy.net

Biology Teacher (leave replacement May)        Hopewell Valley Reg. School District    Pennington, NJ

Elementary Teacher Grade 5 (leave replacement)    Hopewell Valley Reg.
Apply online at www.applitrack.com/hvrsd/onlineapp

*Biology Teacher (immediate)                                                                          Plainfield Public Schools
Apply online at www.applitrack.com/plainfieldnj/onlineapp

Biology Teacher                       Mater Dei Prep HS                                                     Middletown
For information visit  www.materdeiprep.org (com?)

Biology Teacher HS           Cranford Public Schools

MS Science Teacher       Cranford Public Schools  Apply online at www.applitrack.com/cranford/onlineapp

Science Teacher 7-12                  Mastery Charter School                                    Camden, NJ Visit https://masterycharter.tedk12.com/hire

*Science Teacher PT (between 5-9 PM)   Chemistry/Envir. Science        Perth Amboy Public Schools
Apply online at www.applitrack.com/paps/onlineapp

*Bilingual Science Teacher (Spanish)                                             Plainfield Public Schools

Bilingual Biology Teacher      Plainfield Public Schools

Bilingual Elementary Teacher Plainfield Public Schools  Must be fluent in English and Spanish.
Apply online at www.plainfieldnjk12.org  Human Resources page.

MS Science Teacher (start May 2018)                                                   Randolph Twp. Public Schools
NJ Science or Elementary Teacher 5-8 certification,     Apply online at www.applitrack.com/rtnj/onlineapp

MS Science Teacher                                                        Millburn Twp. Schools          Millburn, NJ
Apply online only at www.applitrack.com/millburnnj/onlineapp b

MS Science Teacher (long term sub)                                     Franklin Twp. Schools,  Somerset, NJ

MS Science Teacher (long term substitute)                               Mount Laurel Twp. Public Schools
Apply online at www.applitrack.com/mtlaurel/onlineapp

*MS Science Teacher                                                                                  Asbury Park Public Schools
Apply online at www.applitrack.com/asburypark/onlineapp

Science & Math Teacher          Educational Services Commission of NJ                  Piscataway, NJ
Apply at www.escnj.k12.nj.us

Science & Math Teacher Grade 5 (leave replacement)                            Mountainside School District
Send cover letter, resume and copy of certifications to jobs@mountainsideschools.org

Science Teacher Grades 5 & 6             Saint Leo The Great School                       Lincroft, NJ
For information visit  www.saintleothegreatschool.com

Science Teacher Special Education                                                    Neptune Twp. Public Schools
Apply online at www.applitrack.com/neptune/onlineapp

*Special Education Science Teacher HS                                                                Bloomfield Public Schools

Elementary Teacher Grade 5                 Bloomfield Public Schools
Submit letter of interest, resume and copy of certifications online at www.applitrack.com/bloomfield/onlineapp

*Science Special Education Teacher HS (leave replacement)                                Teaneck Public Schools
Apply online at www.applitrack.com/teaneck/onlineapp

*Middle School Science/Special Education Teacher     Warren Hills Regional School District  Washington, NJ
Send resume, letter of interest, and copy of certifications to Dennis Mack, Director of Human Resources, Warren Hills Regional, 89 Bowerstown Rd. Washington, NJ, 07882, or Email: hr@warrenhill.org

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2018-2019 School Year Job Openings

Science/Math Special Education Teacher   Greater Egg Harbor Reg. HS             Mays Landing, NJ Apply online at www.applitrack.com/geh/onlineapp

MS Science Teacher                              Saint Benedict’s Prep School                              Newark, NJ

Science Teacher High School                     Ilan High School                                                    Asbury Park, NJ
College Prep, Girls Yeshiva HS, Position includes Biology 9th, Chemistry 10th, AP Biology 11th, Send resume and references to hdiamond@ilanhigh.org

Biology Teacher          Trinity Hall All Girls Independent HS                                        Tinton Falls, NJ
Apply to Head of School, Mrs. Mary Sciarrillo via admin@trinityhallnj.org  indicate “biology” in subject line.

*Biology Teacher                                Hillsborough Twp. Public Schools                           Hillsborough, NJ www.applitrack.com/hillsborough/onlineapp

*Biology/Chemistry Teachers                             Passaic County Technical Institute,  Wayne, NJ

Career/Technical Education Teachers for Biomedical, Life Sciences, Engineering, Environmental.
For additional information call Javier Rabelo, Director of STEM 973-389-7224. Apply online at: www.pcti.tec.nj.us via Applitrack  Include all certifications with the Applitrack application

TO: EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): March 5, 2018 (Posted: 3-6-18)

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2 positions at Ridge and Valley Charter School (Posted: 2-28-18)

Teacher/Guide Position
Ridge and Valley Charter School (www.ridgeandvalley.org), a K-8 public school in N.W. New Jersey, seeks innovative, experienced teachers/guides with strong team building and leadership skills to work as part of an energetic and collaborative team mentoring students in an experiential, multi-age setting. Our mission is to cultivate interconnectedness by immersing children in the natural world through an innovative outdoor experiential, project based curriculum, with an integrated ecological and sustainable living focus. All teachers/guides and students spend significant time outdoors, in all weather, including overnight expeditions. NJ certification accepted, but not required. Please send resume and cover letter to: Ridge and Valley Charter School 1234 Rt. 94, Blairstown, N.J. 07825 Phone: 908-362-1114 Fax: 908-362-6680 or Email: office@ridgeandvalley.org

Special Education Teacher/Guide Position
Ridge and Valley Charter School (www.ridgeandvalley.org), a K-8 public school in N.W. New Jersey, seeks an innovative, experienced Special Ed teacher/guide with strong team building and leadership skills to work as part of an energetic and collaborative team mentoring students in an experiential, multi-age setting. Our mission is to cultivate interconnectedness by immersing children in the natural world through an innovative outdoor experiential, project based curriculum, with an integrated ecological and sustainable living focus. All teachers/guides and students spend significant time outdoors, in all weather, including overnight expeditions. NJ Special Ed certification preferred for all applicants. Please send resume and cover letter to: Ridge and Valley Charter School 1234 Rt. 94, Blairstown, N.J. 07825 Phone: 908-362-1114 Fax: 908-362-6680 or Email: office@ridgeandvalley.org

Stream Cleanup April 14th (Posted: 2-16-18)

Raritan Headwaters, a nonprofit conservation organization, protects clean water in the North Branch and South Branch regions of the Raritan River, serving the residents of 38 municipalities within Morris, Somerset and Hunterdon Counties and beyond to include more than 1.5 million people who live and work in New Jersey's more urban areas.
APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR HUNDREDS OF PEAK-SEASON JOBS AT STATE PARKS, FORESTS AND HISTORIC SITES (Posted: 2-16-18)

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EE Job Seekers (or Friends of...): February 5, 2018 (Posted: 2-16-18)

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Hackensack Riverkeeper is Hiring an Administrative Assistant (Posted: 2-16-18)

Join the team at Hackensack Riverkeeper! We're seeking the right candidate to fill the following position at our Hackensack, NJ office:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT - Full Time. The Administrative Assistant reports to the Executive Director. This is a full time position. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10AM to 6PM, and some weekends and/or evenings are required for special events or meetings. This person is responsible for all administrative functions of a busy, successful environmental nonprofit, including but not limited to:

Assist the Executive Director/Riverkeeper:
- Schedule all appointments, meetings and speaking engagements for the
Riverkeeper, and keep the office calendar in Microsoft Outlook
- Manage the info@hackensackriverkeeper.org mailbox, answering questions about when possible and directing them to the Riverkeeper or other staff when appropriate
- Sign the organization up for tabling events/trade shows
- Make travel arrangements for conferences, etc.
- Maintain a comprehensive contact list for the Riverkeeper
- Attend meetings with the Riverkeeper when necessary

Office Administration:
- Renew registrations and oversee maintenance of vehicles and trailers
- Procure and secure insurance, including, but not limited to health, vehicle, DO, general liability, etc.
- Responsible for the maintenance of the computer network, including hardware and software purchases and communicating with technology
- Maintain stock of office supplies and facilities/break room products
- Operate and maintain phones, copiers, printers, fax, computer equipment, and server

Other Office Duties:
- Database assistance, SalesForce experience helpful but not required
- Mailings, labels, letters
- Answering phones, greeting guests to the office

General:
- All staff members are required to represent the organization at a number of evening and/or weekend events throughout the year
- Basic computer troubleshooting
- General office staff support for program, events and finance
- Handling correspondence
- Microsoft Office Suite, including administration of users
- Setting up for board meetings, including ordering food/beverages

Compensation: The starting salary for the Administrative Assistant is $32,000/year plus health insurance.

Requirements: Candidates must have at least 2 years prior experience and excellent Microsoft Office skills. Some computer hardware/network knowledge preferred. Candidates should be well spoken, professional and have a dedication to environmental issues. Strong customer service, communication, writing, spelling and grammar skills required. Occasional evenings and weekends are necessary, and job description may be added to or changed at the discretion of the Executive Director.

To apply, please email CV, resume, three references, and a writing sample to info@hackensackriverkeeper.org.No phone calls, please. Hackensack Riverkeeper is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, and national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

US PIRG is currently hiring Campus Organizers in New Jersey (Posted: --)

PIRG Campus Action is a project of the PIRG student chapters. Our organizers work with students on college campuses across the country, giving them the resources they need to unlock their full power to build a brighter future.

We know college students have the power to make a difference. From the Freedom Riders of the ‘60s to the voter registration drives of today, from the anti-apartheid movement of the ‘80s to the drive for fossil fuel divestment now, students — past, present and future — are always pushing our communities, our country and our world forward.

What you’ll do

With PIRG Campus Action, you’ll work with students who, like you, believe it’s our right and responsibility to shape the future we all want. You’ll work with students to decide the strategies and tactics they’ll use to run campaigns that promote clean energy, public health, a stronger democracy and more.

As an organizer on campus, you'll:

  • Engage and mobilize hundreds of students on issues ranging from tackling climate change and getting big money out of politics, to organizing voter registration drives and increasing recycling on campus
  • Recruit and train students to plan and run effective campaigns on and off campus, using skills like organizing news conferences, building strong coalitions, generating grassroots support and direct advocacy
  • Build a strong, sustainable, student-funded, student-run organization on campus
  • Build relationships with other student groups, faculty and administrators
  • Run a citizen outreach office during the summer, where you’ll recruit and lead a team of canvassers to fundraise for important issues

Pay & benefits

The target annual compensation for this position is $26,000. PIRG Campus Action offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement. To learn more visitwww.PIRGCampusAction.org

Locations

We’re hiring organizers to work on college campuses in California, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Oregon and 21 other states.

Apply online:http://pirgcampusaction.org/apply.html

Some of our partners are hiring campaign staff to help register and get out the vote onElectionDay.

The Community Voters Projectis hiring Canvass Directors to help increase voter registration and ensure everyone’s voice is heard in our democracy thiselection. Canvass Directors will recruit and oversee a teamof committed canvasser activists and help increase participation of underrepresented communities in the 2018 elections. Learn more here:https://communityvotersproject.org/jobs.

PIRG Campus Action is part of The Public Interest Network—a group of organizations that share a vision of a better country, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to getting things done. Visitwww.publicinterestnetwork.orgto learn more.

Each of the groups that partner with PIRG Campus Action is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status.

For Los Angeles-based positions: PIRG Campus Action will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.



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Jennifer Smith
Data Engineer
Public Interest Network
303.573.5995 x415

Flat Rock Brook Nature Association: Summer Camp Lead Teacher (Posted: 1-29-18)

Job Description

The Organization: Flat Rock Brook Nature Association is a nonprofit organization whose dual mission is to provide environmental education programs to the public and to properly maintain the 150 acres under our supervision. The preserve includes 3.6 miles of trails traversing diverse habitats including pond, stream, meadow and forest ecosystems. Through hands-on classes at our facility and in schools, public programs, scout walks and more, Flat Rock Brook educates more than 5,000 people a year.

General Description: The Summer Camp Lead Teacher develops and delivers nature-based programs from late June to late August. The Summer Camp Lead Teacher is responsible for the safety of all students under their care, and will supervise high school aged volunteers that support the camp.

Functions and Duties:
" Review all camp activities and lesson plans with FRB's Director of Education
" Teach all lesson plans and activities throughout the camp
" Direct camp staff and student volunteers during all activities and emergency situations as well as before and after camp procedures
" Document all medical occurrences in the bound Medical Log in the Health Center
" Be available at pre-orientation meetings for summer volunteer staff
" Supervise camper check-in and pickup
" Act as the head Health Director holding current CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Basic First Aid certifications
" Conduct emergency procedures for each camper group detailing lost camper drills and fire/emergency evacuation procedures
" Handle all disciplinary problems involving campers
" Review activity supply lists to make sure all supplies are in stock for each week of camp
" Review all changes to curriculum, camper disciplinary problems, accidents and injuries, and staff disagreements with the Director of Education
" Criminal history background checks are required

Compensation: Commensurate with experience.

Reporting procedure: The Summer Lead Teacher reports to the Education Director.

How to apply (apply by April 30, 2018):
Mail resume and cover letter to:
Jill Bennetta, Education Director
Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
443 Van Nostrand Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
Or e-mail to: jill@flatrockbrook.org

ICYMI: New Year and New job listings! #afterschoolNJ is hiring! (Posted: 1-26-18)

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YMCA Seeks to fill several positions in New Jersey

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The Y is a cause-driven organization that is for youth development, for healthy living and for social responsibility. That's because a strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors.

The Y is for everyone. Our programs, services and initiatives enable kids to realize their potential, prepare teens for college, offer ways for families to have fun together, empower people to be healthier in spirit, mind and body; prepare people for employment, welcome and embrace newcomers and help foster a nationwide service ethic. And that's just the beginning.

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CCSP Seeks Site Leader at Ellison Street Location - Paterson, NJ

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CCSP is one school located in three buildings. Our flagship building is 75 Spruce Street which is home to our Kindergarten through Fourth Grades andthe CCSP Business office.Our Fifth graders are located in our 32 Spruce Street facility, which is also home to our Academic Team and Child Study Team. Our middle school scholars are located at 137 Ellison Street, directly behind City Hall.

CCSP is seeking to fill the following position:

Location:137 Ellison Street, Paterson NJ, 07501, Passaic County

Job Summary:Responsible for the management of daily site activities and logistics to ensureprogram operations are running smoothly.

Reports To:Project Director and Program Coordinator

Supervises:Youth Development Specialists, Club Leaders, Front DeskAssistant, Security, and Tutors

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma and 2 of years of experience leading afterschool programs

Hours:Monday through Friday,2:30-7:30pm(Ellison Campus)

Compensation:$20 per hour

Abilities Required:

  • Proven ability to manage youth development staff.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate as a member of a high-functioning school-based team.
  • Ability to make significant contributions to an effective school/community partnership.
  • Proven ability to provide leadership to staffand studentsin youth programs.
  • Ability to execute effective coaching strategies for youth development staff.
  • Ability to assist staff in analyzing student assessment data and making program decisions based on the assessment data.
  • Ability to assist with the development of curriculum.
  • Ability to articulate a clear vision and goals for high student achievement and model student behavior.
  • Ability to address problems utilizing creative solutions.

Expectations of Employee:

  • Advocates for the wellbeing of all of CCSP's students.
  • Understands and supports the mission, vision, goals and values of the school.
  • Adheres to CCSP's Policies and Procedures.
  • Acts as a role model within and outside of CCSP.
  • Maintains positive and respectful attitude.
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Consistently reports to work on time and prepared to perform duties of position,willing to work beyond traditional hours including weekends when necessary.
  • Works collaboratively with all members of the school community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with school-day teachers regarding specific student needs.
  • Maintain smooth daily program logistics and coordination
  • Ensure staff and students are in assigned classrooms and have signed-in
  • Manages any issues with staff concerning calling out, students, placement etc.
  • Ensure activities are delivered as intended
  • Oversee arrival and pick up of students
  • Coordination and distribution of daily snacks
  • Othermanagementtasks as deemed necessary by the Program Coordinator.

Contact Information:

  • Brian Waller (21stCCLC Program Coordinator
  • BWaller@ccsp.org
  • (973) 413-2057 ext. 1161

CCSP Seeks Site Leader at Spruce Street Location - Paterson, NJ

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CCSP is one school located in three buildings. Our flagship building is 75 Spruce Street which is home to our Kindergarten through Fourth Grades andthe CCSP Business office.Our Fifth graders are located in our 32 Spruce Street facility, which is also home to our Academic Team and Child Study Team. Our middle school scholars are located at 137 Ellison Street, directly behind City Hall.

CCSP is seeking to fill the following position:

Location:32 Spruce Street, Paterson NJ, 07501, Passaic County

Job Summary:Responsible for the management of daily site activities and logistics to ensureprogram operations are running smoothly.

Reports To:Project Director and Program Coordinator

Supervises:Youth Development Specialists, Club Leaders, Security, and Tutors

Minimum Requirements:High School Diploma and 2 of years of experience leading afterschool programs

Hours:Monday through Friday,3:30-7:30pm(Ellison Campus)


Compensation:$20 per hour

Abilities Required:

  • Proven ability to manage youth development staff.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate as a member of a high-functioning school-based team.
  • Ability to make significant contributions to an effective school/community partnership.
  • Proven ability to provide leadership to staffand studentsin youth programs.
  • Ability to execute effective coaching strategies for youth development staff.
  • Ability to assist staff in analyzing student assessment data and making program decisions based on the assessment data.
  • Ability to assist with the development of curriculum.
  • Ability to articulate a clear vision and goals for high student achievement and model student behavior.
  • Ability to address problems utilizing creative solutions.

Expectations of Employee:

  • Advocates for the wellbeing of all of CCSP's students.
  • Understands and supports the mission, vision, goals and values of the school.
  • Adheres to CCSP's Policies and Procedures.
  • Acts as a role model within and outside of CCSP.
  • Maintains positive and respectful attitude.
  • Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  • Consistently reports to work on time and prepared to perform duties of position,willing to work beyond traditional hours including weekends when necessary.
  • Works collaboratively with all members of the school community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with school-day teachers regarding specific student needs.
  • Maintain smooth daily program logistics and coordination
  • Ensure staff and students are in assigned classrooms and have signed-in
  • Manages any issues with staff concerning calling out, students, placement etc.
  • Ensure activities are delivered as intended
  • Oversee arrival and pick up of students
  • Coordination and distribution of daily snacks
  • Othermanagementtasks as deemed necessary by the Program Coordinator.

Contact Information:

  • Brian Waller (21stCCLC Program Coordinator
  • BWaller@ccsp.org
  • (973) 413-2057 ext. 1161

Leaders for Life, Inc. SeeksHS Diploma Prep Instructor

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Leaders for Life, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded by a native resident of the city of Newark and educator in the Newark Public School System. At LFL, we work daily to ensure that residents have ample exposure to educational resources that exist within the community. We seek to become partners with individuals in their desire to succeed academically, professionally and personally.

Leaders for Life, Inc is seeking to fill the following position:

Job Description (P/T) 9am -1pm
Adult Basic Education /TASC Instructor

Title: H.S. Diploma Prep Instructor

Reports to: Program Supervisor

Summary:
Conducts appropriate level of instruction for adult students in the areas of basic education in preparation for the TASC exam (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) formerly the GED assessment.

  • This position requires the ability to make routine decisions regarding the everyday operation of the classes assigned.
  • Plans ahead for all assigned duties.
  • Updates knowledge on effective teaching through attendance at workshops and meetings.
  • Reacts to immediate and changing needs of students.
  • Provides suggestions for improving program instruction and operating procedures.
  • Maintains participant records, files and materials in accordance with LFL guidelines
  • Types letters, reports and performs other clerical duties
  • Performs other duties as requested

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Teacher's certification and/or relevant experience, desired;
  • Knowledge of adult student characteristics;
  • Knowledge of adult basic education content areas;
  • Teaching ability in ABE or GED content areas;
  • Ability to organize data to produce student reports;
  • Writing Sample; and
  • Ability to make decisions concerning student instruction.

Salary commensurate with experience starting at $25 pr. Hr.

Please email resume to: leadersforlife@aol.com

Please NO PHONE CALLS.

Unified Vailsburg Services Organization Seeks Part-time Youth Advisor

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The ASP Youth Advisor models, maintains, and enhances the environment where middle and high school students expand knowledge, build social skills, and share educational and recreational experiences. General responsibilities include providing direct supervision of youth groups ages 9-12 and 13-18 under the direction of the ASP Assistant Manager. This includes monitoring youth whereabouts inside Teen Center, around the agency service campus, and on field trips, managing arrival/dismissal procedures, assisting youth with homework, elected and essential projects, distributing snacks and meals, and planning, coordinating, and leading service learning projects, group discussions, recreational activities, and special committees.

The Youth Advisor is also responsible for scheduling and assigning chores, actively showing youth how to do chores, and working with youth to complete tasks as assigned. The Youth Advisor maintains order and discipline among youth. This includes assigning appropriate consequences for unacceptable behavior and once trained, using established SOPs and approved intervention techniques to diffuse escalating situations.

Interested candidates must send resume and cover letter via email to unifiedvailsburg@gmail.com. Place "ASP Youth Advisor" in the subject line.

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Montclair State University SeeksOCS Site Coordinator

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The Orange Community School Site Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of all activities, programs and services related to successful implementation of the Orange Community Schools. These may extend beyond those directly subsidized by the Montclair State University (MSU) and also include programs by the Orange Board of Education and local community organizations.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assures the functioning of all programs (extended learning, school-based health services, specialty services, projects, and events).
  • Assures above is carried out within the context of partnership and collaboration.
  • Develops, maintains and nurtures relationship with the school administers and staff so as to operationalize the partnership.
  • Links service providers to school, students, and families and coordinates the delivery of these services.
  • Develops programs that aim to increase educational opportunities and social connections for both children and families.
  • Assists with data collection and program evaluation (student performance and referral data as appropriate and needed).
  • Assures that hours of operation and supervision in the school fulfill the basic principles of community schools: extending school day, week and year for children and families.
  • Responsible for developing and enhancing parental involvement in the schools through the use of dedicated activities in the community room, classes and events. May designate a parent coordinator and provide leadership to this component.
  • Represents school in community meetings and events and convenes school advisory committee meetings to promote effective collaboration with OCS partners.
  • Participates in technical assistance activities.
  • Identifies, coordinate, and monitors existing school and community resources and recruits as needed.
  • Facilitates communication and interaction between service providers and school point people.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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Upper Saddle River After School Program Seeks Part-time Afterschool Staff

The Upper Saddle River After School Program is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization serving the town's working parents & their children in grades K - 5 after school on all days school is open. We are looking for a person who is patient, enthusiastic, quick thinking, mature, flexible, fun, & able to work as a team with our staff members. The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years experience in school age childcare or related experience such as teaching.

They must be able to lead & teach a group of children in some of these specialties: sports, sewing, science, technology, (STEM), life skills, art & crafts, drama, in our daily enrichment courses with materials provided. Positive student engagement, serving snacks, homework support, following all state licensing rules including 12 hour of professional development per year and CPR training, ability to lift 25 lbs, & leading enrichment courses are all part of the job. Background checks & fingerprinting required.

Hours are Monday through Friday, 2:15pm to 5:30pm on all days school is open. The pay is hourly, $18 - $20/hour depending upon experience & fit with our program and there is an end of the year bonus possibility. Ability to work in our program for several years is also a plus.

Please email Pahaka September, Program Director, via e-mail at: pahakasept@aol.com


Please include/type "USRASP job" in the subject line of the email.

YWCA of Bergen County Seeks Recreation Counselors!

Anyone interested can forward their resume to Rosie Trinkle at: rtrinkle@ywcabergencounty.org or call: 201-345-4613


Job Summary
Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor the Recreation Counselor assists group of 15-50 elementary school aged children ages Kindergarten thru sixth grade. The Recreation Counselors ensures the safety of the children as they take them through a schedule of activities that include snack, homework, gym time, arts & crafts, outdoor play, reading, board games, and special events. In addition to modeling and promoting a safe, welcoming and encouraging environment for all participants enrolled.

Key Responsibilities

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required to perform this job, the rather describes the essential functions/responsibilities of the job. Other duties may be assigned as required.

  • Work with Site Supervisor to ensure a quality before and after school program.
  • Assist in assuring the health, safety, and supervision of the children in their care by enforcing policies and procedures that govern school age programs.
  • Work collaboratively with all site personnel to facilitate and encourage positive peer interactions.
  • Supervise and lead children in an age-appropriate activities.
  • Adhere to YWCA Policies and Procedures as well as Risk Management Policies and Procedures. This includes reporting incidents to Site Supervisor.
  • Meet with Site Supervisor on a regular basis and attend departmental and other staff meetings as requested.
  • Attend recommended training, educational programs that would enhance YWCA programs.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding all personal information about children, families, and staff.

Qualifications

Education/Experience: High School Diploma and a minimum of two years of experience working in a recreational setting required.

Licensing and/or Certifications: CPR/First Aid; Blood Borne Pathogens. If currently not certified, must obtain certification within 90 days of hire.

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Positive Discipline Techniques
  • Working knowledge of appropriate curriculum and activities for school aged children

Skills and Abilities:

  1. Ability to work as a part of a team and to collaborate with colleagues.
  2. Demonstrated communication skills (verbal and listening).
  3. Excellent organizational ability.
  4. Demonstrated problem solving.
  5. Ability to work with diverse population and demonstrate patience and flexibility.

Physical Requirements: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Move about freely - Walk, talk, sit, hear and lift up to 20 lbs.

Travel, (If applicable) Must be able to travel to different schools as assigned, if needed.

Additional Comments (If applicable)

Must embrace the mission and values of the YWCA, have a strong customer focus, and the ability to work with a multi-generational, diverse workforce and membership.

Anyone interested can forward their resume to Rosie Trinkle at: rtrinkle@ywcabergencounty.org or call: 201-345-4613

Just Kids Seeks FT School Age Child Care District Manager

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Just Kids, offered by Archway Programs, provides a safe environment - before and after school while stimulating social and emotional development and cultivating academic curiosity. Archway Programs in Atco, NJ is a private, non-profit human services organization. Through our varied programs, we strive to improve the life of every individual we serve.

We are looking for a District Manager to lead and supervise a portion of our Just Kids Before and After School Child Care Programs. Just Kids has a 30 year history of success providing quality school age care in public school districts throughout Camden, Gloucester, and Salem Counties. We are the largest provider of school age care in Southern New Jersey. Reporting to the Director of Just Kids, the successful candidate will be a team player who will help take Just Kids to the next level. This is a year-round 12 month position.

Primary duties include:

  • Oversee the daily operations of assigned programs ensuring the provision of quality care that is in compliance with NJ Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers and Archway Programs policies/quality practices.
  • Ensure appropriate staffing on a daily basis in all programs through use of substitutes and staffing changes.
  • Be in attendance at a scheduled program during all hours of both AM and PM sessions including half days, every day schools are in operation.
  • Conduct individual and group training of providers regarding operations including daily schedules, program administration, policies and procedures, and program set up. This includes orientation of new hires and mandatory summer training.
  • Provide daily support to providers through telephone accessibility or on-site assistance including problem solving, addressing parent concerns, staffing issues, personnel policies, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with management team to ensure continuous quality improvement and effective program management.
  • Act as liaison and represent Archway Programs with all school personnel in assigned locations.
  • Engage with children and intervene regarding problematic behavior or special needs.


Candidates must have:

  • High School diploma required. Bachelor's degree in child related area preferred.
  • 4 years or more of school age child care or related field experience required.
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Knowledge of and experience in child development and customer engagement.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • A vehicle to drive from location to location.


Please e-mail resumes to Lorin Powell, Director of Just Kids at: lorin.powell@archwayprograms.org or apply online at: www.archwayprograms.org

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Afterschool All-Stars Greater Philadelphia is expanding to Camden and Seeks to fill positions!

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Afterschool All-Stars Greater Philadelphia is expanding to Camden and we are currently hiring! We are a comprehensive after school program that provides 3rd - 8th grade students a safe space for snack, homework help, enrichment and fitness from 3-5:30pm. Nationally our organization has been in existence for over 20 years and locally we have been operating in Philadelphia, and now Camden, since 2014.

Our partnering schools for the 2017-2018 school year are Mastery-Cramer Hill Elementary School and Mastery-Molina Upper, in addition to our continued partnership with our Philadelphia schools; William D. Kelley, Vare-Washington & Conwell Middle Magnet. We are looking for energetic individuals who love kids and are eager to make a positive impact on the lives of our youth. Below is a list of our current job openings:

Site Coordinator
Role: Site leader - administration; operations; staff management; setting routines and priorities
Monday-Friday 1-6pm
Hourly Rate $24
http://asasphiladelphia.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/ASAS-Site-Coordinator-Job-Description_Greater-Philadelphia-Summer-2017.pdf


Program Leader
Role: PA - student engagement - snack, homework and sports; maintaining order/supporting procedures
Monday-Friday 2:30-6pm
Hourly Rate $15
http://asasphiladelphia.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/ASAS-Program-Assistant-Job-Description_Summer-2017.pdf

Cherry Hill Public Schools School-Age Child Care Program Seeks to fill 2018 afterschool positions!

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Are you creative, enthusiastic and have experience working with school-age children?


The Cherry Hill Public Schools SACC Program is looking for experienced individuals who are interested in working for our before and afterschool for the 2017-2018 school year.


Email Melissa Conklin at: mconklin@chclc.org or log on to the district website at: www.chclc.org to fill out an application!

NJSACC Offers a New Option for Training with Web Learning!

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NJSACC now offers on-line professional development workshops that can be done from the comfort of your own home.These trainings are designed to help afterschool professionals complete annual training requirements.

NJSACC Offers a New Option for Training with Web Learning

NJSACC Offers a New Option for Training with Web Learning

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The afterschool trainings are based on materials written by national afterschool expert Roberta L. Newman. A vast selection of courses from, Exploring the Continuum of Developmental Tasks of School-Age Children from 5 to 12 to Director Level courses such as, Creating and Managing Budgets in School-Age Programs and more, will be available.

  • These trainings can be taken at any time, 24/7.
  • A review quiz is given at the end of each training.
  • A certificate is issued at the completion of each training course.
  • For those of you who need CEUs, CEUs are issued with each training.
  • Trainings are acceptable by the New Jersey Office of Licensing and PINJ.
  • Cost is $15 per training.
  • You must have a PINJ ID Number in order to be able to register for any NJSACC trainings. Visit pinjregistry.org and follow all prompts to register and confirm your registration via e-mail.

Professional Impact New Jersey is home to PINJ Registry, an an on-line database which records and recognizes a person's education, training and work experience in the field of early childhood education, afterschool, and primary education!

Here are few important things to remember when registering...

  1. Visit pinjregistry.org and follow all prompts to register and confirm your registration via e-mail.
  2. Please remember that for New Jersey's Afterschool Communities, your account, upon confirmation, will be considered"on hold."
  3. Once your account is created, it is is placed "on hold" and a PINJ registry ID number will be e-mailed you.

Once you've received your PINJ registry ID number, you can elect to do nothing further OR proceed with submitting, to PINJ, any supporting documents such as your college transcripts.

If you do NOT elect to proceed, you can still keep your PINJ registration ID number and your account will remain open for three (3) years.

VisitNJSACC.org/weblearningto sign up!

For questions, please contact Jessica Heiberg, Director of Program Services, at:jessicaheiberg@njsacc.organd 908-789-0259

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Diane Genco
Executive Director
NJSACC: The Network for New Jersey's Afterschool Communities
www.njsacc.org
dianegenco@njsacc.org

Outdoor Degrees & Careers (Posted: 11-16-16)

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Careers for Green Thumbs (Posted: 10-4-16)

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NJDEP Division of Fish & Wildlife - Employment Opportunities (Internal and External) (Posted: 9-2-15)

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Question about sustainability education (Posted: 11-5-14)

We just put the finishing touches on a new website focused on sustainability education and careers - SustainabilityDegrees.com. While there's certainly a growing interest in the field, there aren't many resources available for students exploring sustainability education. Here are a few sections of the site we're particularly proud of:

- An overview of careers in sustainability, including a salary calculator that factors in position and location (city & state) http://www.sustainabilitydegrees.com/careers/

- A comprehensive list of colleges that offer programs in sustainability-related fields (over 1,000 programs and growing!) http://www.sustainabilitydegrees.com/degrees/

- A college student action guide with over 10,000 words on building sustainability campaigns on campus, finding funding, and reaching goals http://www.sustainabilitydegrees.com/the-ultimate-how-to-guide-for-students/

Environmental Science Education & Career Resource (Posted: 10-21-14)

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Environmental Jobs in NJ (Posted: 7-10-12)

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Online resource guide for environmental science degree programs (Posted: 6-1-12)

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NJDEP Employment Opportunities (Posted: 9-6-11)

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NJ Next Stop...Your Career: Green Jobs (Posted: 10-18-10)

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Action Guide to Outdoor/Environmental Careers

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Environmental Careers/Jobs

www.enviroeducation.com/careers-jobs/

EnvironmentalCareer.com

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Environmental Job Listings

www.ecoemploy.com/jobs/

Environmental Career Opportunities

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NAAEE EE Jobs Listings

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