Outreach Educator


Adirondack Mountain Club

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Eliza Phillips

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1002 Adirondack Loj Rd.
Lake Placid, NY
United States

The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) is looking for a recent grad or new educator interested in exploring the field of environmental education to join our passionate team. As part of the Outreach team you will plan, lead, and assist with youth, family, and adult outreach programs designed to educate about Adirondack ecosystems and responsible recreation. All while living and working in the beautiful High Peaks Region of New York State.


The Outreach Educator works as a part of ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club) Education team at the Heart Lake Program Center (HLPC) in Lake Placid, NY. This role is an exciting opportunity to grow your skillset as an educator and start to develop skills in program coordination. There are two major components to this dynamic position: environmental interpretation and program planning. As a member of the Outreach team, this role leads and supports educational programming that connects participants with the outdoors and promotes responsible recreation. This position also flexes to support the education department in fulfilling daily tasks, developing programming, and other duties as assigned.

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Salary/Wage: $15.50/hour 

Benefits: Paid sick time 

Perks: Free ADK membership; extensive training and certifications (Wilderness First Aid, Certified Interpretive Guide, Leave No Trace Level 2 Instructor Course, and more); free ADK workshops; discounts on store merchandise and rental equipment. 

Housing: Shared onsite housing available at Heart Lake Program Center with three meals a day for a small deduction.