Explore Outdoors! Education Coordinator

Hancock County Explore Outdoors! Program

Applications due by July 15, 2019

A program of Downeast Audubon and Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust

Explore Outdoors! (E/O) provides nature-based education to the communities of Hancock County, Maine, promoting stewardship of environmental resources and making connections with the natural world. This half-time position will manage and grow programs primarily for youth in the greater Bucksport and Ellsworth areas. Office at GPMCT’s headquarters in Bucksport. 


  • Working with teachers and administrators to meet environmental, science, and educational standards through outdoor programming
  • Delivering environmental education programs to schools and other youth organizations
  • Providing resources, from curriculum kits and other available local and state programming
  • Recruiting and managing volunteers to deliver programs
  • Facilitating educator and volunteer training sessions
  • Organizing, planning and advertising outdoor family events


  • Demonstrated outdoor education, communication, and task management capabilities
  • Experience teaching in a variety of situations 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with people of all ages
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, create and work in partnerships
  • Natural science background, especially ornithology and natural resource management
  • Outdoor/wilderness leadership skills
  • Must meet school requirements for background check and volunteer training
  • Current CPR and Basic First Aid or willingness to obtain

Compensation: Starting salary for this half-time position is $16,500 plus healthcare stipend


To Apply:  E-mail cover letter, resume, and three references to: info@greatpondtrust.org, with “Education Coordinator” as the subject by July 15, 2019.

Equal Opportunity Employer