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Naturalist - Mendocino Outdoor Science School

  • October 11, 2021 12:29 PM
    Message # 11338912

    Location: The Mendocino Woodlands State Park is nine miles east of the coastal village of Mendocino in Northern California. The park is 720-acres of mature redwood forest, fresh water streams, beaver pond, and sunny meadows.

    Program: The Residential Outdoor Science School Program for 4-8th graders focuses on experiential, discovery- based learning. Conservation ethics are interwoven into lessons, meal times and evening programs. Activities include exploration of forest, stream, and marine ecosystems and as well as group dynamics work at the challenge course.

    Qualifications: Applicants should possess a strong background in the natural sciences and experience working with children. We are looking for enthusiastic, creative people who want to share their love for and knowledge of the planet with young people. Preference will be given to those with experience in residential programming and/or degrees in science, education and recreation.

    Training: Naturalists go through a week of training, followed by a “shadow” week to observe the program in action.
    Dates: Mid April to Early June, 2022; Salary: $16.50 per hour, 35 - 40 hour week. Room and board provided during program.

    Salary: $16.50 per hour, 35 - 40 hour week. Room and board provided during program.

    Contact: Please email resume, cover letter and reference list to:

    Jeanne Coleman Smith, Education Director

    Last modified: October 11, 2021 12:32 PM | Anonymous member


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