Recruitment丨Environmental Education Program Coordinator


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Shanghai Roots & Shoots is a non-profit organization that supports wildlife research, education and conservation. We promote informed and compassionate action to improve the environment shared by all Earth’s living creatures.

Job Summary

The education program coordinator for Shanghai Roots & Shoots will be a bilingual individual with ability to promote and coordinate education programs. This person will manage all-year round indoor and outdoor educational activities, train the volunteers, develop the related materials, promote the concepts and vision of Shanghai Roots & Shoots and work with students of all ages, adult and student volunteers.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and promote the environmental education programs in schools;
  • Recruit and train volunteers to deliver and support the indoor and outdoor educational activities both at school and at the parks in Shanghai;
  • Work with school teacher advisors to facilitate field trips and collect the feedback;
  • Communicate closely with the sponsor community relations team to ensure that the learning activities are carried out smoothly and that cooperate volunteers are actively involved.
  • Purchase and manage the program educational materials;
  • Monitor and ensure students attendance and representation in the program;
  • Pay school visits to meet and interview students and teachers when necessary;
  • Collect program feedback and pictures, evaluate the program performance, and compile reports;
  • Report to Director of Youth for Environmental Sustainability;
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Youth for Environmental Sustainability.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in responsible positions relevant to education or biology/ecosystem;
  • University degree in biology, ecosystem, environmental related fields;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, including ability to transfer skills and network;
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication skills in Mandarin and English;
  • Excellent understanding of environmental education and practice;
  • Experience in an education organization or NGO is an advantage;
  • Understanding of Roots & Shoots work in China is a plus;
  • Self-motivated and innovative; able to work under pressure with a team of people and meet deadlines.

How to Apply?

All the candidates please send your bilingual cover letters and resumes to with a title of “Environmental Education Program Coordinator”. Our staff will reply once we approve the application.

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