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Soule Homestead Hiring Education Coordinator

Position: Education Coordinator; Year Round, Part-time, average of 30 hours per week.

About us: The Soule Homestead Education Center is a 501 (c)(3) not for profit organization that is currently in its 26 year in operation. Our mission is to preserve and enhance the historic Soule Homestead and utilize it as a place for hands-on, farm-based learning experiences for children and families, passive recreation and also create community through our traditional craft workshops and our cultural events.

About the position: We are looking for a person with a passion for agriculture, spending time outside and connecting children and families to these values. This person will be an important part of a small but enthusiastic staff team. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Education Coordinator will play a key role at Soule Homestead Education Center.

Some specific duties are listed below:
-Work with Executive Director and Administrative Assistant and volunteers to create and deliver high quality educational programs that connect children and families to Soule Homestead. Curriculum development and on-going planning are an important part of this position. Candidate must be comfortable with public speaking and managing both large and small group programs.
-Successfully communicate with parents, teachers, homeschool groups, scout groups and general public to book programs that meet expectations.
-Coordinate, train and support volunteers to work as part of your educational programs.
-Assisting with other duties that could arise including large scale special events, property maintenance and admin support.
-Willing to attend conferences and trainings in order to network, learn new trends in the field and constantly improve.

Qualifications: A successful candidate for this position is a team player and has considerable experience working with children, families and the general public. This position requires some unique skills including the ability to work outside in a wide range of weather conditions, a comfort with agriculture including farm animals (more training will be provided), a flexible attitude about working in a rapidly changing environment. A serious commitment to providing a top notch experience for our visitors and for working with a diverse audience of people. You must be able to lift 50lbs. and be able to pass a CORI and SORI check as a condition for employment. Access to a vehicle is also needed as some programs are delivered off site.

Compensation: This is a year-round, part-time position that averages 30 hours of work per week. We will pay an hourly rate based on experience. Willing to discuss flexible schedule options for the right candidate. This position is not eligible for benefits. If you are interested please send an email and resume to director@soulehomestead.org

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