Education and Outreach Coordinator

Miami Waterkeeper (MWK) is an award-winning non-profit organization dedicated to protecting Biscayne Bay and the surrounding watershed. Launched in 2010, MWK has become a leading advocate for clean water, inspiring a movement of empowered citizens dedicated to achieving swimmable, drinkable, fishable water for all. Addressing issues on multiple fronts, we use community outreach, scientific research, and civic and legal advocacy to advance our mission. Miami Waterkeeper is a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. We are a growing and hard-working team that is mission-driven and passionate about our environment and our community. 

Miami Waterkeeper seeks a dynamic, mission-driven Education and Outreach Coordinator to join our close-knit team. You will bring a contagious passion for empowering youth and communities through environmental education. We need an independent self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment managing multiple programs. You can maintain relentless attention to detail even when juggling competing priorities. You thrive when providing students of all ages with hands-on, immersive environmental education experiences in the field that allows students to deeply engage with water, our environment, science, and advocacy. You excel at public speaking and community engagement. The South Florida climate doesn’t faze you—you welcome the adventure of leading education and outreach programs in rain, shine, or heat. Frequent evening and weekend events are part of the fun! If you are excited to inspire the next generation of environmental leaders, we want to hear from you! 


  • Design and facilitate hands-on, curriculum-based educational programs for K-12 students in Miami-Dade County focused on key topics such as water conservation, pollution prevention, ecosystem restoration, and environmental justice. Programs should aim to foster youth leadership, engagement, and advocacy 
  • Build partnerships with schools, youth groups, and community organizations to bring Miami Waterkeeper educational programs to diverse audiences across Miami-Dade County
  • Track program data and evaluate educational program impacts through surveys and assessment tools. Identify opportunities for program improvement and growth
  • Manage Waterkeeper's involvement with local environmental education networks and coalitions and assist with building community partnerships 
  • Support the planning and coordination of Miami Waterkeeper's education and outreach events including school field trips, teacher workshops, public education programs, volunteer events, workshops, presentations, and more
  • Develop online education courses and manage our online learning software (TalentLMS)


  • Manage program-related CRM (Nationbuilder) database entries 
  • Assist with volunteer recruitment and retention
  • Assist with the management of program web pages, event landing pages etc.
  • Assist with content collection at events 
  • Track metrics from education and outreach programs/events


  • Bachelor's degree in education, environmental science/studies, or related field required
  • 2+ years experience designing and implementing hands-on educational programs/curriculum, preferably focused on environmental topics, for youth audiences
  • Passion for connecting youth to nature and empowering the next generation of environmental leaders
  • Experience with online learning platforms such as TalentLMS or ability to learn
  • Strong public speaking, presentation, and group facilitation skills
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Reliable transportation to/from our office in Coral Gables and/or event sites within Miami-Dade & Broward Counties
  • Excellent organizational skills -- organized and detailed, ability to manage multiple projects and programs independently
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Google Drive, DropBox, basic computer operations, and comfort with communicating via phone, email, and virtual meetings (Google Meet, Zoom, etc.)


  • Experience networking and working with educators and/or school administrations in Miami-Dade County 
  • Interest in incorporating a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens when communicating and decision making
  • Experience working with environmental community groups and organizations in underserved communities 
  • Experience using scientific communication strategies to general audiences
  • Experience planning and implementing public events 
  • Bilingual (Spanish preferred) 
  • Experience building relationships with staff, volunteers, supporters


$45,000 - $55,000 


  • Medical, dental, paid family leave, and vision plan
  • Retirement account
  • Generous time off policies
  • Remote work flexibility (in office 3 days a week, remote 2 days a week)
  • Comp time for hours worked at a scheduled event outside of normal work hours
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Relaxed work atmosphere and dress code

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Miami, FL

Reports to: Education and Outreach Manager

Contact: Please fill out the form at this link to apply. Note: You will be asked to share your resume and a cover letter stating why you would like to work for Miami Waterkeeper.

 Miami Waterkeeper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We strongly value diversity, equity, and inclusion both in our organization and in our community.