UW Marine Biology has a great partnership with the Seattle Aquarium Youth Ocean Advocate program, and this is a great job opportunity for current college students.
Reports to: Youth engagement coordinator
Status: Non-exempt/hourly – this is a temporary position
Hours of work: Variable. Six to 25 hours per week through the school year. Shifts are primarily on weekends with occasionally weekday and evening shifts. Possibility of more hours in the summer, depending upon availability and program need.
Date needed: ASAP
Posting expires: Monday, February 29, 2016
Position overview: This position will work within the youth engagement team to support the efforts to 130-160 high-school-age youth serving in the Youth Ocean Advocates volunteer program. The youth engagement mentor will educate youth on marine science topics and interpretation, support and mentor youth in their volunteer roles, and ensure excellent experiences for both youth volunteers and Aquarium visitors. This position will focus on regularly implementing opportunities for youth to participate in field conservation, continuing education and use social media for conservation purposes.