Work & Volunteer Opportunities

We are seeking positive, energetic, curious, and kindhearted people to facilitate our programs with us. Whether you are interested in volunteering or working with us, please contact us at contactnatureconnect@gmail.com. Thanks!
Current positions available:
Ongoing – Substitute Teacher
Starting January 2018 – Part Time Teacher (15-20 hours/week)

Nature Connect Facilitator Requirements:

  • You love being with children
  • You have a strong connection with nature
  • You are inherently positive, energetic, curious, and kindhearted
  • You are thoughtful, aware, and able to keep children safe in the outdoors
  • You are comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • You are comfortable sitting on the ground, getting dirty, handling insects, and other small creatures
  • You are interested in learning/further growth in naturalist studies and mentoring
  • You are curious and able to learn new ways of interacting with children
  • You are solid in yourself and able to interact with children and parents with love and respect
  • You are physically fit and able to crouch, dig, climb, hike, and carry up to 40-50lbs

Qualifications:

While it is not necessary to have all of these skills, they would be helpful.

  • You have worked with kids
  • You have worked with nature-based programs
  • You have nature/primitive skills training
  • You are currently certified in CPR/First Aid for children and adults

If you are drawn to working with us, please apply. To apply, please email contactnatureconnect@gmail.com and express your interest in position.

Please only apply if you have an absolute love for children, a happy heart, a playful spirit and a strong relationship with the natural world. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you!