Community Educator

What do they do? Educate the public about the importance of trees in an urban environment.

Description: Community educators working on the front line of the urban forestry movement are the voice of the future. They work with various groups and government agencies to coordinate and conduct tree-planting events at schools, parks, and neighborhood lots. Community educators are flexible and able to work with all ages and ethnic groups, tailoring presentations to produce the greatest understanding and impact.

Education: Community education requires strong communication and public speaking skills, a love of teaching, and a knowledge of trees and biology.

Salary: varies