The Honolulu Zoo Society is responsible for the zoo’s education, volunteer, membership, conservation, and research programs, while also supporting facility improvements, zoo staff training, animal enrichment and other key areas.
The Outreach Coordinator's Primary Responsibilities: Manages Honolulu Zoo Society Outreach programs, develops and maintains Curriculum with State and National Science standards, delivers programs on and offsite.
- Develop new materials and curriculum for new and existing programs in accordance with State and National Science Content Standards.
- Assist with new program development
- Be a member of the Zoo/HZS education committee
- Assist other HZS staff with programs and special events
- Assist in office maintenance and cleaning
- Must be able to work early mornings, late nights, overnights, weekends and holidays as needed.
- Procure supplies for education programs (shopping and ordering)
- Teach all outreach programs
- Expand current outreach program and audience
- Maintain, repair, and expand existing outreach biofact collection
- Update existing PR for Zoo to You program
- Attend community fairs and functions
- Maintain outreach vehicle including but not limited to washing, vacuuming, taking the vehicle in for maintenance, etc.
- Send out outreach confirmation packets and assist with reservations
- Maintain and update HZS education programs mailing lists
- Develop new crafts for outreach and on-grounds programs.
- Teach on-grounds programs as needed
- Assist Education Coordinator as needed
- Other duties as assigned
Working Conditions: Air conditioned office is located inside the Honolulu Zoo. No parking is provided but free parking is available at the Honolulu Shell parking lot. Outreaches will take the coordinator to various schools and community venues.
Work Hours: Will be dependent on program needs. Usually 8:00 am to 4:30 pm with a half an hour lunch.
This is a full time salaried position. To apply email a cover letter and resume.