Job Opportunities

Gift Shop Manager (1)
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education seeks a Gift Shop Manager. Candidates must have retail experience and a passion for nature, the environment, and customer service. This is a part-time hourly position with limited benefits. This position is for twenty-four (24) hours per week, Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Saturdays from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. There is some opportunity to work additional hours. More details here.


Director of Development
The Schuylkill Center seeks a Director of Development to guide its fundraising efforts. Candidates must be strategic thinkers with at least six years of fundraising experience and demonstrated results in annual fund and major gift solicitation, membership, capital campaigns, and planned giving, with a passion for education and the environment. More details here.


Outdoor Educators/Leaders (1)
The Schuylkill Center's Teen Adventure Camp is an environmentally focused program that strives to involve young people in outdoor adventure and environmental stewardship. These week long programs offer pre-teens the opportunity to participate in activities that will challenge them both emotionally and physically. We are seeking highly motivated, energetic leaders to plan adventure based outdoor activities for students between the ages of 10 and 12. Educators will plan and facilitate activities and lessons that align with a weekly theme. The first half of the week is spent on the campus of the Schuylkill Center in a day camp setting. The second part brings participants to various locations in the Mid-Atlantic region to spend 2 nights camping out. More details here.


Seasonal Environmental Educator (Part-time, seasonal)
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education seeks a passionate and energetic naturalist/educator to engage school children and the public in meaningful and innovative learning experiences in nature. This part-time position is seasonal; working 15-25 hours per week from mid-March through early November. The educator must be available between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm at least 4 days/week, during the 7-month season. The position reports to the Manager of School Programs. More details here.


Environmental Art/Public Relations Intern (1 position)
Fall 2015

The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, an urban environmental education center in the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia, seeks an intern to support both the Environmental Art Department's exhibition program and the Center's marketing and public relations efforts. More details here.


Seasonal Saturday Environmental Educator; Seasonal, Part-Time
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, a leading environmental education provider for the Philadelphia region, seeks a passionate and energetic naturalist/educator to engage the public in meaningful and innovative learning experiences in nature. This is a part-time seasonal position taking place on Saturdays between March and November. This position will rotate between two individuals, and therefore, it is expected that the Saturday Environmental Educator is available regularly and consistently two Saturdays per month, either the First and Third Saturdays, or the Second and Fourth Saturdays, from March through November. More details here.


Nature Preschool Part-Time Teacher (1 position)
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, a leading environmental education provider for the Philadelphia region, seeks a passionate and energetic preschool teacher to engage our Nature Preschool students in meaningful and innovative learning experiences in nature. The ideal candidate will have experience teaching in a progressive preschool as well as experience in, and a passion for, using nature as a context for learning.

This is a part time position for approx. 20 hours per week September through mid-June with the potential for extra hours for substituting and with the summer program (mid-June mid-August).

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Nature Preschool Part-Time Substitute Teacher (during the year as needed)
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, a leading environmental education provider for the Philadelphia region, seeks a passionate and energetic substitute preschool teacher. The ideal candidate will have a passion for early childhood education as well as experience or interest in using nature as an opportunity for discovery and learning.

This is a part-time position throughout the year providing coverage for vacation, sick, planning, and holiday time for current staff. Candidates should be available from 9 am to 6 pm (providing coverage for different shifts depending on need). The Nature Preschool substitute needs to be flexible and available on both long-term and short term notice. Position reports to the preschool manager.

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The Schuylkill Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or age. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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