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TEACHING OPPORTUNITIES

Pittsburgh Voyager has opportunities for talented, enthusiastic and adventuresome people to become a part of our a river-based teaching crew! Positions are available seasonally. Qualified individuals have a unique opportunity to teach science, math, and environmental education onboard our floating classroom. Positions are available in spring (March-June), summer (June-August), and fall (September-November).

These are part-time positions, 2-4 days per week, 6-8 hour days.
These positions start at $8.00-$10/hour depending on experience.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in education or science field
  • Knowledge in at least one of the following areas: freshwater ecosystems,
    water quality, navigation, aquatic life
  • Previous teaching experience in formal or non-formal setting preferred
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Willingness to work in the outdoors, around water, and onboard a boat
  • Act 34/151 clearances
  • Premployment Drug Testing and Random Drug Testing program participation

CURRENT HIRING INFORMATION:

Pittsburgh Voyager is currently accepting applications for a very limited number of part-time onboard education positions. See details above for job description and requirements. Applications must be received by January 31, 2006 for consideration. The next hiring round is expected to be in July/August 2006 for the fall season.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to:

Education Manager
Pittsburgh Voyager
1501 Reedsdale Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Fax: 412-231-2880
For more information call (412) 231-2876 or 412 231-2712
or email to: jjordan@pittsburghvoyager.org