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Naturalist, Outdoor Education Instructor

NATURALIST, Full-Time Seasonal
Love the great outdoors? Wanna be a positive impact on the next generation?
Availability: January 1 - May 26, 2023

Benefits: On-campus housing, meals, First Aid/CPR certification, monthly staff outings and team building events, access to campus amenities: weight room, pool, high ropes course, large indoor gym, and game room.

Salary: DOE

  • Instruct & lead your Trail Group over 4 days and 3 nights of fun-filled camp activities, science courses, and hands-on exploration of the San Bernardino National Forest
  • Create your own lesson plans that combine science curriculum with inspiration as you bring classroom lessons to life through hands-on learning!
  • Lead meals, all-camp games, skit nights, campfire nights and other camp-favorite activities
  • Instruct & participate with students in archery, rock wall, zip line, & waterfront
  • Promote fun & discipline to ensure a world-class experience for all of our young guests
  • Help camp stay in tip-top shape & gain useful experience by serving in other camp departments too: Hospitality (prepping cabins & grounds for the next group), Kitchen Team (food prep, serving, dish-room), & Maintenance (building projects, landscaping, painting) as needed

Qualified Applicants will have:
  • A high school diploma
  • A valid driver's license (required if your duties require vehicle operation)
  • A BS/BA/AA or working towards in the field of life science, biological science, physical science, parks & recreation, or equivalent combination of education & experience (highly preferred)
  • A personal commitment to Jesus Christ as your Savior, and a desire to work in a ministry dedicated to drawing others to faith in God
  • The ability to lead a bible study or devotional at least once a month
  • Biblically strong moral character, integrity & adaptability--do you walk the walk or just talk the talk?
  • At least one (1) year of teaching experience, including lesson planning
  • Strong leadership, communication, & time management skills
  • A habit of taking the initiative & being self-motivated; always ready for more!
  • The physical fitness to trail walk 1-4 miles/day (low intensity)