Two positions available in our Discovery Center:

Environmental Art Educator
& Naturalist/Interpreter

Environmental Art Educator Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and prepare a program of study to meet the needs and interests of the participants
  • Establish and communicate clear learning objectives
  • Develop age-appropriate instructional strategies to achieve the environmental art curriculum goals
  • Demonstrate and assist participants to use different techniques and media to develop art works aligned to their artistic abilities
  • Inform participants about cultural and historical influences on environmental art
  • Provide instruction that encourages participants to understand and appreciate art
  • Encourage participants to express their own personalities and thoughts through the creative process
  • Create a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and is age-appropriate
  • Set and maintain acceptable standards of classroom behavior to establish an orderly and fun learning environment
  • Show participants how to properly use and care for materials, tools and equipment
  • Monitor and maintain classroom inventory
  • Plan and present art displays

Key Competencies and Skills

  • analytical skills
  • initiative
  • communication skills
  • planning and organizing
  • patience and stress tolerance
  • adaptability
  • collaborative skills
  • innovative
  • knowledgeable about key environmental concepts relevant to the Discovery Center

Schedule

  • Day shift
  • 10 -19 hours per week

Naturalist/Interpreter Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop information with regard to Hawaiʻi’s ecosystems and environmental issues such as forests, oceans, plants etc., that help people understand the importance of nature conservation
  • Provide customer service and information on the environment, focused on Hawai’i nei, to all interested in knowing more information
  • Create interest in listeners about the preservation of nature and its various elements
  • Prepare presentations on environmental protection in Hawaiʻi and showcase to clients on behalf of company
  • Plan and conduct nature related programs from time to time

The skills and specifications required of naturalist/interpreter:

  • Must have a good orderly and organized way of working
  • Must have a positive attitude towards work and life
  • Should be a very patient person to handle even difficult queries at any point in time
  • Should be a good listener to understand the opinions expressed by others as well
  • Should have good public speaking skills to present information without any fear
  • Must have experience working as an interpreter or naturalist in Hawaiʻi nei

Schedule

  • Day shift
  • 10 -19 hours per week

How To Apply:

Please send an email to jobs@hawaiiwildlifediscoverycenter.org with answers to the questions below.
Put the position you are applying for in the SUBJECT line!
Fine to attach a PDF of your CV in the email.

  • Work experience
  • Education
  • When you are available to start

Mahalo for your interest in working with us!

We will be in touch soon.

• Hawaiʻi Wildlife Discovery Center is an equal employment opportunity organization •