This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Naturalist leads programs based on the principles of conservation biology, fosters environmental awareness, emulates YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility and is aligned with the California state framework and the next generation science standards.

Responsibilities

  • Research, write, and update lesson plans appropriate to program goals and aligned with state and national education standards; conduct natural science lessons establishing and utilizing responsive teaching situations; lead interpretive field activities in a variety of ecosystems.
  • Engage staff, volunt

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