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NatureBridge Site Manager - Golden Gate campus - Sausalito, CA

  • July 19, 2021 2:15 PM
    Message # 10762154

    NatureBridge Golden Gate is hiring for a full time Site Manager to support our residential programming. This role is ideal for someone who is customer service oriented, enjoys kids and adults, and likes to work evenings and mornings, with days free. 

    The Site Manager is the main contact and decision-maker for all overnight Environmental Science participants while on campus. They provide on site leadership for the residential aspects of the Environmental Science programs including meals, lodging, orientation and conflict resolution. They develop and maintain positive relationships with program participants and campus operations staff. They possess thoughtful decision-making abilities while ensuring a welcoming and safe environment.

    The Site Manager works a split shift, Monday afternoon through Friday morning, and is often required to work more than 8 hours each day of their shift, and is subject to CA non-exempt overtime and split shift regulations. The Site Manager is on-call overnight and can be called in by participants as needed.


    • Serves as primary on-site contact for Environmental Science participants 

    • Greets and orients participants to NatureBridge campus

    • Primary decision maker on campus during non-field time

    • Works closely with kitchen and facilities staff, Environmental Science operations and educational staff to ensure quality programming 

    • Submits complete and accurate paperwork including participant feedback on time

    • Establishes and maintains respectful, supportive and compassionate relationships with staff, volunteers and participants

    • Mediates conflicts involving participants, staff, and Park visitors

    • Coordinates emergency responses involving program participants

    • Other duties as assigned


    • Make independent decisions on short notice, be proactive in addressing campus-related issues, and be comfortable mediating conflicts

    • Communication, multi-tasking, problem-solving and time management skills

    • Organized and detailed oriented

    • Maintain positive working relationships with participants and campus staff

    • Work both independently and as a member of a team

    • Maintain a positive and professional attitude

    • Manage an audience of up to 200 people 


    • Site managers (non-exempt) are paid $16.10 per hour 

    • Daily and weekly work hours vary

    • Paid training days and sick pay

    • Full-time hires can elect to receive a comprehensive benefit plan, including medical, dental and vision, retirement

    • Full-time hires accrue vacation based on tenure

    • Housing may be provided as a benefit of employment. By providing housing, NatureBridge can ensure that educators are available and accessible to provide support for program participants in emergency situations and that educators can work odd hours and split shifts required during typical programs.

    • The opportunity to live and grow in a spectacular location with an amazing community


    Send an email with a cover letter, resume and three references to Interviews to commence immediately. Position starts August 30, 2021 and continues through June 30, 2022, with opportunities for contract extension. Full position description can be found here: Golden Gate Site Manager


    Founded in 1971, NatureBridge provides environmental science programs for students in the world’s best classrooms—our national parks. Our mission is to connect young people to the science and wonder of the natural world, igniting self-discovery and inspiring stewardship of the planet. As the largest residential education partner of the National Park Service, NatureBridge serves more than 30,000 students and their teachers each year and offers programs in four national parks: Yosemite National Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Olympic National Park and Prince William Forest Park. In order to further our mission, NatureBridge is committed to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion and to promoting equal opportunity for students and staff in the field of environmental education. For more information, visit:


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