Sunday, December 1, 2013

Senior Education Officer, World Wide Fund for Nature – India


JOB DESCRIPTION

Senior Education Officer,

World Wide Fund for Nature – India


WWF-India, one of the largest conservation organizations, engaged in wildlife and nature conservation in the country, invites applications from candidates with an inherent sensitivity towards the conservation of nature and exceptional creative skills to take the lead in Environment Education  activities in the Pune Divisional Office.

Location: Pune (Maharashtra)

The Job Profile:
  1. Strive to incorporate the concept of Education on Sustainable Development (ESD) into all environmental education activities and mainstream ESD in the long run.  
  2. Organize teachers’ training workshops, nature club activities, and seminars.
  3. Assist in designing compiling and generating locale specific resource material in the regional language for environment education programmes.
  4. Establish and service nature clubs in schools and colleges in districts and conduct environmental education activities such as Slide shows, film shows, nature camps, treks, competitions, talks etc.
  5. Fundraising actively for educational programmes from Corporates, relevant State Government Departments and other likeminded organizations.
  6. Observe major environmentally significant days such as World Environment Day, Earth Day and World Biological Diversity Day.
Qualifications, Experience and competencies required:
  • Masters degree in Life Sciences / Wildlife Biology/Ecology /Environmental Education.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience, preferably in a development sector organization.
Desired Skills and Abilities:
  • Fluency in English, Hindi and the local language, i.e. Marathi.
  • Excellent Communication and presentation skills.
  • Good writing skills are a must; capability to prepare training modules and generate resource materials.
  • Willingness to travel.
Apply Via Email to:

Submission Details:

Please submit an up-to-date CV (mentioning your full name in the resume attachment), giving details regarding compensation received in the present assignment, expected salary, and three references.

Last Date for sending applications: 19th December 2013

In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please mention “Senior Education Officer - Pune”, in the subject line. The vacancy is open to Indian Nationals only. Applications of only the short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

WWF-India is an equal opportunities employer. Applications from qualified women are encouraged.
Remuneration will be competitive with Indian NGO pay scales and will depend upon candidate’s experience levels and the overall WWF-India salary structure. WWF-India does not provide housing, telephone or vehicle facilities.



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