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Adult and Family Educator Posted Nov 05
Chincoteague Bay Field Station , Wallops Island, VA
 
The Adult and Family Educators (AFE) will lead family and adult groups and teach a diverse array of topics that highlight the dynamic ecosystems of a barrier island. Most of the programs they will be assisting or leading are adult programs such as biking, kayaking, photography, birding, and basketry. Their primary responsibilities will
include leading the kayaking and biking tours, assisting workshop instructors, leading historical/cultural/eco tours, prepping program materials, engaging participants, and helping ensure the programs run smoothly. Other programs in the Adult and Family department include homeschool programs, Scouts groups, and other special programs. During the summer they will help run and facilitate intergenerational and family programs. They will facilitate all classes, lead night activities (campfire, skits, etc), and support participants. During busy times, the AFE will lead or assist other programs as well such as
school programs, outreach, university trips, and summer camp. The AFE will also gain valuable supervisory experience as they help teach and lead our summer staff. This position reports to the Adult and Family Education Coordinator.

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