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SUMMER NATURALIST INTERN - Now accepting Applications!

Trees For Tomorrow Natural Resources Specialty School, located in Eagle River, Wisconsin, is searching for several highly motivated individuals interested in gaining experience teaching people of all ages about sustainability and proper management of natural resources.

TFT Internship Description 2015


2 positions May 20 – July 3
2 positions June 29-August 14
Apply for 1 session or both!


Qualifications:

  • Willingness to learn and teach in the classroom and various outdoor settings.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to communicate with a variety of ages and backgrounds.
  • Current student in natural resources, biology, or education fields.
  • Minimum First Aid/CPR certification through internship term. (Lifeguard certification a plus!)
  • Willingness to work variety of shifts, including nights and weekends.
  • Interest in having fun while sharing your knowledge with others!


Benefits/Experience Gained:

  • On-site living in a 4-bedroom house and most meals served and provided by our food service staff.
  • Training and professional development opportunities.
  • Ongoing learning on effective hands-on teaching techniques from our professional staff.
  • Valuable teaching experience.
  • An education about the Northwoods.
  • Experience in animal care and handling.
  • Networking opportunities with local resource professionals.
  • Making new friends and lifelong memories while living in the Northwoods!
  • TFT staff willing to work with you and your professors on Independent Study or Internship credits.
  • References for future jobs!

To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and at least 2 letters of recommendation by April 15, 2015 to: Cheryl Todea, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR mail to: Cheryl Todea, Trees For Tomorrow, PO Box 609, Eagle River WI 54521

Call 715-479-6456 for more information.


 

FOOD SERVICE ASSISTANT - Now accepting Applications!

Trees For Tomorrow is seeking part-time Food Service Assistants
Start date: April 6, 2015

TFT Food Service Assistant Description 2015

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing meals and beverages
  • Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and/or snacks to guests
  • Cleaning the dining and kitchen areas
  • Other duties as assigned by Food Service Managers and Operations Manager.

Qualifications include:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to plan, cook and serve groups of 20-100 people
  • Dependability
  • Good health habits as required by state law
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others but also be willing to work independently
  • Willing to work early morning, afternoon, evening, and/or weekend hours
  • Passing a background check
  • High school diploma or GED

Benefits:

  • Association with a well-established natural resources specialty school.
  • Varied schedule.
  • Participating in special events.
  • Hours will vary throughout the year, but will average 15-30 hours per week most weeks

Apply in person 8am-4pm at Trees For Tomorrow, 519 Sheridan Road East, Eagle River, WI 54521 or call 715-479-6456 for an application.

 

EDUCATION MANAGER - Now accepting applications!

Trees For Tomorrow Natural Resources Specialty School in Eagle River, Wisconsin, is now accepting applications for a full-time, year-round Education Manager.

TFT Education Manager Description 2015

Start date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and teach all academic courses and special programs in the TFT curriculum including topics such as forestry, wildlife, biology, geology, and water quality. Primary target audience is K-12 school groups.
  • Present courses and special programs in a knowledgeable, stimulating, engaging, and objective manner resulting in student participation and an effective learning experience.
  • Assess student learning based on best practices for student assessment.
  • Oversee education department including supervising education staff.
  • Assist with curriculum development.
  • Operate all equipment related to course and program presentation including vehicles.
  • Other duties may include working with teachers and group coordinators on specific workshop schedules, leading education department meetings, and working with Executive Director and Operations Manager on overall direction of education programming at Trees For Tomorrow.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of natural resources, biology, education, or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years experience in science education or related field.
  • Teaching certification preferred.
  • Experience and working knowledge of Next Generation Science Standards and STEM initiatives preferred.
  • Ability to facilitate inquiry-based lessons in an outdoor setting.
  • Ability to teach various natural resource and environmental science topics to a variety of audiences with a focus on K-12 students.
  • Positive attitude.
  • High sense of professionalism and strong team player.
  • Good organizational skills and self-motivated.
  • Able to earn a CDL (for driving school bus) within 6 weeks of employment.
  • Valid Responding to Emergencies or Medical Emergency Responder certification or willingness to obtain within 8-12 weeks of employment.
  • Willingness to regularly work nights and weekends.


Benefits:

  • Paid vacation, sick time, personal time, and holidays.
  • Health Insurance, life insurance, and ability to contribute to a retirement plan after probationary period.
  • Pay depending upon experience.
  • Short-term housing available for new hires, if needed.


This position is year-round, full-time.

To apply: Send a letter of application and a resume to Cheryl Todea, Operations Manager, Trees For Tomorrow, PO Box 609, Eagle River, WI  54521 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Start date: immediate.

Call 715-479-6456 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 


ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE EDUCATOR - Now accepting applications!

Trees For Tomorrow Natural Resources Specialty School in Eagle River, Wisconsin, is now accepting applications for a full-time, year-round Environmental Science Educator.

TFT Environmental Science Educator Description 2015

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and teach all academic courses and special programs in the TFT curriculum including topics such as forestry, wildlife, biology, geology, and water quality. Primary target audience is K-12 school groups.
  • Present courses and special programs in a knowledgeable, stimulating, engaging, and objective manner resulting in student participation and an effective learning experience.
  • Assess student learning based on best practices for student assessment.
  • Assist with curriculum development.
  • Operate all equipment related to course and program presentation including vehicles.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of natural resources, biology, education, or related field.
  • Background in Next Generation Science Standards and STEM initiatives preferred.
  • Ability to facilitate inquiry-based lessons in an outdoor setting.
  • Ability to teach various natural resource and environmental science topics to a variety of audiences with a focus on K-12 students.
  • Positive attitude.
  • High sense of professionalism and strong team player.
  • Good organizational skills and self-motivated.
  • Able to earn a CDL (for driving school bus) within 6 weeks of employment.
  • Valid Responding to Emergencies or Medical Emergency Responder certification or willingness to obtain within 8-12 weeks of employment.
  • Willingness to regularly work nights and weekends.

Benefits:

  • Paid vacation, sick, personal, and holiday time.
  • Health insurance, life insurance, and ability to contribute to a retirement account following probationary period.
  • Pay depending upon experience.
  • Short-term housing available for new hires, if needed.


This position is year-round, full-time.

To apply: Send a letter of application and a resume to Cheryl Todea, Operations Manager, Trees For Tomorrow, PO Box 609, Eagle River, WI  54521 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Applications accepted until position is filled.

Start date: immediate.

Call 715-479-6456 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


 

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