The Port Townsend Marine Science Center serves our mission to inspire conservation of the Salish Sea by focusing in three areas: lifelong education programs, citizen science research, and engaging visitor experiences in our aquarium which features touch tanks and natural history exhibitions featuring an adult Orca skeleton. Operating as a 501(c)(3) non-profit located in the Fort Worden State Park, with a $600,000 operating budget, 13 staff, and 200 plus volunteers, the Port Townsend Marine Science Center serves 24,000 people annually.

Environmental Educator AmeriCorps Members for 2017-2018

The Port Townsend Marine Science Center (PTMSC) is seeking four Environmental Educator AmeriCorps Members to join our team dedicated to conserving the Salish Sea.  These are full-time 10 ½ month positions starting October 1, 2017. These stipend-supported positions are sponsored by the Washington Service Corps AmeriCorps program. These positions are contingent upon funding. In addition to shared education and exhibit duties, each member will have a specific focus area. The positions are: 

Natural History Exhibit and Volunteer Educator
Citizen Science Educator
Marine Mammal Stranding Educator
Marine Exhibit Educator

View the full position posting here

To learn more about Washington Service Corps, visit their website. 

How to apply: Priority application deadline is July 24th, 2017. Applications consist of a letter of interest, resume, two letters of recommendation and three references; email submissions are preferred. Please indicate your preferred area of responsibility from the member assignment list above. Recommendations may be sent separately, but incomplete applications will not be considered. Please make sure your references will be available for contact. Submit applications to Carolyn Woods at cwoods@ptmsc.org.



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