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Take the leap and change your life, advance your career and become a leader by traveling for a change with Greenheart Travel.

Take the leap and change your life, advance your career and become a leader on your next overseas adventure with Greenheart Travel.

Cool Job of the Week Start your international adventure teaching English abroad, volunteering on a meaningful project, getting TEFL certified or working abroad in exciting destinations around the world. Make this the year you travel for a change! Check out these exciting Greenheart Travel opportunities: Teach English in a School  Teach English in a Homestay Get TEFL Certified  Volunteer Abroad  Work & Travel Abroad

Greenheart Travel Application Deadline Alert!Work as an English teacher in Italy for 3 months while living with a host family beginning on February 7th. Apply by September 15th.
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Trail Leader/Counselors are responsible for teaching outdoor education classes and supervising students in the cabin.

House in the Wood Trail Leaders engage students in a hands-on curriculum and exciting activities that bring outdoor education concepts to life!

Program in the Spotlight House In The Wood is an Outdoor Education Center, Retreat Center and Summer Camp operated by Northwestern Settlement, a nonprofit organization serving youth and families in Chicago. Offering day trips and 2-4 day residential programs geared mostly to elementary and middle school aged students, the Outdoor Education program features a stimulating, hands-on and inquiry-based curriculum as well as fun and exciting outdoor recreation and team building activities. Trail Leader/Counselors are responsible for teaching outdoor education classes with topics that includes animals, aquatics, arts & crafts, astronomy, ecology & conservation, geology, plants, outdoor skills & recreation, and team building. Duties also include supervising students in the cabin. Applicants must have experience with supervising children, teaching outdoor lessons or a desire to learn, a positive and friendly attitude, and the ability to work independently when teaching lessons and closely with other staff members. Currently seeking Trail Leaders to work from September 13th–October 27th (and possibly longer).

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Employment Opportunities at Nature's Classroom

So you gain a greater awareness of Nature's Classroom programs, staff members are encouraged to change their scenery and teach at other centers spread throughout New England and New York.

Cool Job of the Week Through unique, hands-on experiential education programs, Environmental/Outdoor Educators with Nature's Classroom immerse students in grades 4-8 in community awareness, motivational learning and conservation of our natural resources at one of 13 centers located in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island. Medical staff (Nurse, LPN, EMT) and a kitchen team (Head Cook, Assistant Cook, Co-Cook) are also hired each season. The fabric of the Nature's Classroom community is woven by the individual uniqueness of staff who work, grow, live, and play closely together. If you have a Bachelor's degree and a strong commitment to children and learning, connect with Ashley Bame or download an application. Fall season positions run from Labor Day through about Thanksgiving.

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Live, work and play in Georgia’s Piedmont Region while delivering environmental education classes for youth at Fortson 4-H Center.

Do you have a passion for environmental education and inspiring change and wonder in youth?

Cool Job of the Week Live, work and play in Georgia’s Piedmont Region while delivering environmental education classes for youth at Fortson 4-H Center. Seasonal Environmental Educators will teach and lead classes that focus on ecology, team building, living history and outdoor skills. Additional responsibilities involve animal care, curriculum development, conducting evening programs, assisting with facilities and grounds maintenance, and housekeeping. If you have a Bachelor's degree, genuine interest in children, dynamic personality, well-developed communication skills, creativity, flexibility, and leadership ability, apply at UGAJobSearch.com (search for job posting 20170665) or contact Alex Bond for more information. Now seeking Educators for the fall season (August to mid-November).

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Learn more about working for WinGate Wilderness Therapy Program in the pristine red rock territory of Utah.

Be genuine. Inspire lives. Change hearts. Be part of an incredible adventure with a unique wilderness therapy program in southern Utah's pristine red rock territory.

Cool Job of the Week With a stunning landscape providing a powerful backdrop for life-changing experiences, WinGate Wilderness Therapy Field Guides will use the wilderness and primitive living skills as metaphors to enable change of heart in each of their students. The best practices of the wilderness are combined with the best clinical techniques in order to take wilderness therapy to a dramatically higher level of integration and results.

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