Wildlife Education and Outreach Coordinator

If you are interested in applying for the position or need more information, please contact info@libertywildlife.org asap.

Applications must be received by July 15, 2024

Organization: Liberty Wildlife, Inc.

Location: 2600 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, AZ 85040

Position Type: Full-time, Part-time (Negotiable)

About Us: Liberty Wildlife is a leading wildlife education and rehabilitation organization based in Phoenix, Arizona. Liberty Wildlife is dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability and fostering a deep appreciation for nature. One key component of our mission is to educate the community, particularly elementary school students, about wildlife conservation and the importance of preserving our natural habitats. With over 1,500 educational programs per year, reaching an audience of over 500,000 people, Liberty Wildlife is a well-known resource in the community. Liberty Wildlife participates in many community fairs in addition to our campus being open for daily tours by the public as well as public, private and homeschool groups, grades K-12.

Job Description: We are seeking a passionate and dynamic individual to join our team as a Wildlife Education and Outreach Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have experience in teaching elementary grades, a strong commitment to environmental advocacy, and the ability to engage and inspire audiences of all ages.


  1. Develop and deliver engaging educational programs and workshops for elementary school students, focusing on wildlife conservation, habitat protection, and environmental sustainability.
  2. Collaborate with schools and educators to integrate our programs into their curriculum, aligning with educational standards and learning objectives.
  3. Lead guided tours and interactive experiences at our wildlife rehabilitation center, educating visitors about native wildlife species and the importance of conservation efforts.
  4. Train and mentor adult volunteers to effectively communicate our message and engage with visitors, including coaching them to become confident public speakers.
  5. Assist with the development of educational materials, including lesson plans, activity sheets, and multimedia resources for K-12 school groups, and Liberty Wildlife youth clubs at various ages, including Superheroes (K-3), Nature Explorers (4-6), and Teen Club (7-12).
  6. Participate in community outreach events, such as fairs, festivals, and environmental awareness campaigns, to promote our organization and mission.
  7. Develop methodology for collecting (and reporting) demographic data about visitors: from school groups, youth program participants, and even open hours visitors.
  8. Maintain accurate records of program attendance, volunteer hours, and outreach activities.
  9. Ensure the safety and well-being of program participants, volunteers, and wildlife ambassadors at all times.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, biology, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  2. Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching elementary grades, preferably with a focus on environmental education.
  3. Strong knowledge of current and effective teaching methods, with the ability to adapt curriculum to meet diverse learning styles and needs.
  4. Passion for wildlife conservation and environmental sustainability, with a deep understanding of ecological principles and environmental issues.
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and inspire audiences of all ages.
  6. Experience in data collection and reporting.
  7. Experience working with volunteers and/or coordinating community outreach programs is desirable.
  8. Must work Saturdays and Sundays; and ability to work occasional evenings as needed.
  9. Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team environment.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the organization.
  • Flexible work schedule, with the possibility of some remote work arrangements.
  • Access to our wildlife rehabilitation center and educational resources.
  • Contribution to meaningful conservation and education initiatives.

Join us in making a difference in the lives of both people and wildlife. If you are passionate about education, nature, and environmental sustainability, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining our team to info@libertywildlife.org