Extra Help Educator

Extra Help Educator

Lorado Taft Field Campus

Extra Help Educator


Assist the outdoor education staff in the delivery of classes and programs at the Lorado Taft Field Campus or off-campus in an outreach capacity. Facilitate team building experiences for outdoor education and conference groups, often on a low-ropes team building challenge course. 


Part-time, up to 25 hours/week.  Hours vary weekly and flexible scheduling is possible. 

Required Qualifications: 

High school diploma or equivalent. Previous experience teaching or facilitating youth learning experiences. First aid/CPR certification or willingness to achieve if hired. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience facilitating team building. Prior experience working in a similar environment (outdoor/environmental education facility, summer camp, nature center) preferred. Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to represent Taft Campus and NIU in a knowledgeable and professional manner. A high degree of initiative, mature judgment, and a strong work ethic. 

Physical Demands: Ability to be on feet for most of working shift. Ability to hike hilly, uneven terrain. 

Application link will be provided to interested individuals.  For more information, contact Melanie Costello at melcostello@niu.edu or 815-732-2111, ext. 112.

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