The Institute is a non-profit organization serving the region with outdoor programming in environmental
and cultural education, and a wide variety of family events. Activities are conducted at various
parks and natural areas around the greater Waynesboro area.
The mission of The Institute is to guide the people of the Cumberland Valley region to become stewards
of their natural and cultural worlds.
To achieve its mission, The Institute:
• provides environmental and cultural education to elementary and secondary school children,
• supports and conducts research about natural and cultural history,
• provides opportunities for adults to learn about the nature and culture of the region and the world,
• presents programs that inform and entertain the community.
The environmental educator/watershed science coordinator is responsible for delivering established
programs of The Institute at the K– 12 grade levels and developing creative new programs into the future.
As watershed science coordinator, the educator will also work with The Institute’s Water Striders students,
high school and college interns, and local watershed organizations.
The educator must work in cooperation with co-teachers, administrators, volunteers, interns, and all
other personnel of The Institute.
Availability: This is a full-time salaried exempt position and includes occasional evenings and weekends.