Thursday, August 1, 2019
Come teach among the Redwoods! We are currently hiring Naturalist applicants for the 2019-2020 school year.
Naturalists plan, prepare, and implement an integrated science curriculum in a residential setting. This curriculum emphasizes basic principles of conservation biology, fosters environmental awareness, emulates YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility, and targets the next generation science standards. Naturalists lead groups of fifth and sixth grade students from diverse backgrounds through a 4-day learning experience that is appropriately adapted to the needs of the group and seasonal climate. Naturalists are assigned to work with 2-6 volunteers a week and provide an evaluation of the volunteer. Naturalists share in a variety of camp and program related duties on a rotational basis, including running of meals, orientations, recreational programs/activities, and evening duties.
Base salary begins at $600/week; medical, dental, and vision insurance available; meals when running program; retirement options.