[MARMAM] Seal Rescue Ireland Education Coordinator

Intern Coordinator intern at sealrescueireland.org
Tue Jan 9 02:44:24 PST 2018


Seal Rescue Ireland is a very busy marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation
facility located
in Courtown, Co. Wexford. It is the only seal rehabilitation facility in
Ireland and responds to
strandings nationwide. Most distressed seal calls are for Grey and Common
Seal pups who
have been injured, orphaned, or ill.

The facility is currently accepting applications for an
Education Coordinator starting Fall or Winter 2017. This position can be
full time or part time
for a minimum commitment of 6 months. Priority will be given to those who
can commit to the
position for a longer period of time.

Reports to: Operations Manager

*Job Summary:*
The Education Coordinator will be in charge of everything related to the
various education programs which cater to children as young as 2 years old
all the way up to
presentations geared towards adults. The coordinator will need to be able
to plan, develop
and execute educational programs, crafts, games, materials and activities
which are tailored
to each group’s specific needs, interests and curriculum. They will
plan/attend community
outreach events, fundraisers, and conferences and promote awareness of
SRI’s mission of
marine conservation. They will also be responsible for training interns and
volunteers on
giving daily educational tours of the Centre as well as providing customer
care at the gift
shop. There may be some involvement in assisting in the husbandry care and
maintenance of
rehabilitation animals if interested.

*Requirements:*
Applicants must have a background and dedicated interest in areas of study
such as Zoology, Marine Biology, Environmental Science, Education,
Oceanography, Child
Development or related field. Background knowledge of marine mammals is
preferred but not
required. Applicants must be organized, personable, self-motivated,
resourceful and have
experience facilitating events and lessons for large groups. They will be
expected to manage
staff and volunteers appropriately. Great networking and public speaking
skills are a must.
Employees will be expected to maintain a high level of professionalism and
diplomacy
whenever they are representing Seal Rescue Ireland. We are looking for a
candidate that
works well with others and is comfortable around individuals of all ages,
ability levels, and
backgrounds. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who will help
take the
education program to the next level. Finally, applicants must possess the
ability to adapt to an
ever-changing work environment, and be available to work nights, weekends
and holidays.

*Duties Include:*
• Schedule and coordinate all educational programs
• Create educational plans and materials
• Plan and attend community outreach events to represent SRI
• Plan and assist with fundraisers
• Lead groups of children and adults in educational activities
• Assist in the care and maintenance of the Center’s rehabilitation animals
(if interested)
• Provide assistance to the rehabilitation staff as needed
• Give educational tours of the facility to visitors
• Train new interns on giving educational tours of the facility and working
the gift shop
• Performs other duties relating to the Centre’s goals and mission
statement as required.
This is an unpaid position. Intern housing is available for 85 Euro/week
for a first come
first serve basis (including food). Interns are responsible for all travel
expenses.

Send a resume and cover letter to:
Attention: Education info at sealrescueireland.org

Telephone: 087 1955 393 www.sealrescueireland.org Find us on Facebook
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