New Hampshire Project Learning Tree Coordinator
The New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association (NHTOA), New Hampshire’s forest products
industry and landowner trade association, is seeking a part-time coordinator to administer New
Hampshire Project Learning Tree (NHPLT). The NHPLT is a 501c3 organization based in Concord
New Hampshire. The NHPLT coordinator will deliver the Project Learning Tree (PLT) curriculum, one
of the most widely used preK-12 environmental education programs in the United States and abroad.
This curriculum provides educational and professional development opportunities to enhance youth
understanding, appreciation, and love for the natural world. These opportunities will empower youth to
think critically and act responsibly on behalf of the ecological, social and economic values of our forests
and other natural resources.
Working closely with the NHTOA staff and partner organizations, the NHPLT coordinator will be
responsible for the planning and delivery of the PLT curriculum to New Hampshire educators and
school administrators. This individual will also oversee and manage PLT related educational programs
(i.e., Schoolyard Habitat/Outdoor Classroom Program).
We are seeking someone with a background in environmental education, science education or education,
natural resources or program administration. This position requires excellent communication (written
and verbal – public speaking a must) and organizational skills. Experience in providing professional
development programs, curriculum development is helpful.
This is a part-time position that will work on a contract basis. The position is based out of the NHTOA’s
office in Concord, N.H. This position requires statewide travel. Working remotely is an option for a portion
of this job. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
A complete job description is available on the NHTOA’s website, www.nhtoa.org. Please send a resume
and a letter of interest describing what attracts you to this position and how it would fit into your
schedule to: Jasen Stock, NHTOA executive director, 54 Portsmouth Street, Concord, N.H. 03301,
email@example.com. No phone calls, please. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The New Hampshire Project Learning Tree (NHPLT) coordinator will manage the day to day
operation of the NHPLT program. The NHPLT is a 501c3 organization based in Concord New
Hampshire. This program delivers the Project Learning Tree curriculum, a preK-12
environmental education used throughout the United States and abroad. This curriculum provides
educational and professional development opportunities to enhance youth understanding,
appreciation, and love for the natural world. These opportunities will empower youth to think
critically and act responsibly on behalf of the ecological, social and economic values of our
forests and other natural resources.
The NHPLT program is administered by the New Hampshire timberland Owners Association
(NHTOA). Founded in 1911, the NHTOA is the state’s forest products industry and landowner
trade/membership association, whose members sustainably manage over 1 million acres of
timberland. The NHPLT coordinator will report to the NHTOA Executive Director.
- Plan and deliver workshops across the state using Project Learning Tree materials
including Early Childhood Experiences, K-8 Guide, High School Modules, Green
Schools and E-units.
- Work with current partners to expand program offerings
- Maintain and expand facilitator (PLT trainers) network
- Expand and create new partnerships with schools, and other NGOs
- Assist the NHTOA Executive director with creating and managing the NHPLT budget
- Oversee Schoolyard Habitat/Outdoor Classroom Program
- Work with NHTOA staff to update website, e-newsletter and coordinate social media
- Write articles and take photographs for the NHTOA and the NHPLT print and electronic
communications (Timber Crier, Forest Fax, the NHTOA website and other publications).
- Organize and attend social, fund raising, educational, and membership events
- Compile necessary grant and state reports
- Respond to emails and other inquiries
- Update the NHPLT website
- Assist coordinating Board meetings with the chair and NHTOA Executive Director
- Other duties as assigned
Background in environmental education, science education or education, natural resources and
program administration. Experience in providing professional development programs,
curriculum development, grant writing, fundraising, marketing and communications helpful.
Must be a self-starter and able to work without supervision and manage own workload.