Education Specialists focus on supporting the various K-12 and youth programs at Aquarium of the bay and the Sea Lion Center, as well as supporting the daily operations at both sites. Under the direct supervision of the Education Manager and with support and leadership of the Student & Teacher Programs Coordinator, K-12 Outreach Coordinator and Education Coordinator, the Education Specialist is primarily responsible for ensuring the best possible student and guest experiences through teaching of educational field trip programs, training new teaching staff, providing leadership and support for the larger Aquarium of the Bay education team, and periodically supervising staff.
Interpretive Specialists focus on supporting the general public programming at Aquarium of the Bay and the Sea Lion Center, as well as supporting the daily operations at both sites. Under the direct supervision of the Education Manager and with support of leadership of the Public Programs Coordinator, the Interpretive Specialist is responsible for ensuring the best possible guest engagement. This includes acting as an Interpretive Naturalist I and II, as well as providing leadership and support to the Naturalist team during scheduled supervisor shifts.
K-12, Youth & Community Outreach Coordinator at Aquarium of the Bay & Sea Lion Center
Under the direct supervision of the Education Manager, the K-12, Youth & Community Outreach Coordinator – responsible for the coordination and execution of all off-site education programs taking place at Bay Area schools, after-school program sites, summer camps and community location sites (i.e. libraries, community festival events, corporate business offices). This includes teaching programs, occasionally acting as a supervisor or “designated person-in-charge” at the Aquarium, and providing training, leadership and support for teaching staff.
Garden Educator & Site Manager
The Garden Educator & Site Manager manages the in-school environmental education program at Rosa Parks Elementary, one of our primary Western Addition sites, and is responsible for teaching and planning 8-10 one-hour garden and/or nutrition education classes a week. The Site Manager will be responsible for managing two on-site gardens and supervising an Assistant Garden Educator, interns and volunteers.
Successful candidates will have a demonstrable track record of working effectively with youth of color in low-income communities, strong classroom management skills, experience in gardening or urban agriculture, and passion for food, social and environmental justice. The best candidate will have a true love for working with young children.
Band of Environmentally Educated & Employable Teens (BEETS) Program Manager
Reporting to the Director of Programs, the BEETS Program Manager develops, manages, and runs a youth development program serving low-income and youth of color (aged 15 to 20) in San Francisco. The BEETS Program Manager plans for and carries out an environmental education, food justice and job readiness curriculum. The Manager is responsible for the life cycle of the program including recruitment, hiring, training, delivering curriculum and evaluation. The Manager also cultivates and maintains relationships with partner organizations throughout the Bay Area.
Successful candidates will have a demonstrable track record of working effectively with youth of color in low-income communities, experience in youth development programs and passion for food, social and environmental justice. The best candidate will have a true love for working with young people and is excited about supporting their growth and learning.
Outward Bound California
Outward Bound California is looking for a Part-Time Logistics Coordinator to start as soon as possible for the Summer and Fall Seasons. Logistics Coordinators are the backbone of student’s experience and work behind the scenes to make sure all systems from food to gear and vehicles are running smoothly. They maintain and inventory gear, issue and de-issue student’s course gear and transport instructors to course functions. Strong organizational skills and a positive attitude are a must. You must also be 21 or older to apply and be able to carry heavy loads up to 60 pounds. A basic first aid and CPR certification is required.
Guest Services Manager
The Guest Services Manager is responsible for ensuring a positive and engaging Guest experience, while maintaining a high level of integrity and accountability, both personally and among direct reports. Guest Services Manager manages 20 to 35 part-time, full-time, and seasonal employees.
California Academy of Sciences
The Academy is recruiting for several different types of volunteers – Aquarium docents, Family Programs Engagement Volunteers, and more!
California Executive Director
The California Executive Director (ED) provides leadership to sustain the region’s visibility, financial sustainably, operations and programs. The ED will build and manage the local fundraising strategy and will have an initial annual budget of approximately $600,000.
Reporting to the Vice President of National Programs and Strategic Partnerships, the ED is a member of the department heads leadership team, directly supervising up to five staff, plus interns and volunteers and recruiting members and overseeing a Local Advisory Council. This position is full-time, exempt and will be located in our Oakland office.
California Academy of Sciences
There are several job openings at the Academy. They range from Sales Account Executive to Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Microbiology.
If you are interested in becoming an Avid4 Adventure Day Camp Instructor but are unable to commit to a full-time position, we have great news! Avid4 Adventure is currently seeking individuals to join their team as a Substitute Instructor for day camps. As a Substitute Day Camp Instructor, you will be asked to fill in on an as-needed basis to help cover staffing needs in your assigned region due to illness or vacations.
As a Substitute Day Camp Instructor, you will become part of a team of outdoor professionals who receive support and mentorship from our camp leaders, grow teaching skills, and enjoy a community of peers who live the values the camps teach. The ideal candidates are detail oriented, highly organized, and ready for action. Just as important, being an Avid4 Adventure Day Camp Instructor means being ready to inspire youth to live an active, outdoor lifestyle and have a summer full of fun!
Day Camp Instructor
Avid4 Adventure is seeking a Day Camp Instructor to become part of a team of outdoor professionals who receives support and mentorship from camp leaders. The ideal candidates are detail oriented, highly organized, and ready for action. Applicants must also have significant experience with children in grades 2nd-7th and experience in at least one of the core sports.
Avid is seeking an Aftercare Supervisor that will become part of a team. The ideal candidates are detail oriented, highly organized, and ready for action. Applicants must also have significant experience leading children. Just as important, being an Avid4 Adventure Day Camp Instructor means being ready to inspire youth to live an active, outdoor lifestyle and have a summer full of fun!