Job Opportunities

Environmental Art & PR Intern (1)
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 Departmentís exhibition program and the Centerís marketing and public relations efforts.


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Nature Preschool Part Time Assistant 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 June through mid-late August with the potential for a future position in the fall.

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Nature Preschool Afternoon Teacher
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, a leading environmental education provider for the Philadelphia region, seeks a passionate and energetic preschool teacher for our afternoon program. 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, Monday-Friday, 12:45 to approximately 5:45pm. Opportunities for extra hours will be available providing coverage for vacation, sick, planning, and holiday time for current staff who work the morning program. Opportunities for extra hours are also possible for candidates that are interested in leading environmental education field lessons for school groups (in the morning). Position reports to the preschool manager.

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Seasonal Environmental Educator
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, a leading environmental education provider for the Philadelphia region, seeks a passionate and energetic naturalist/educator to engage school children in meaningful and innovative learning experiences in nature.

This part-time position is seasonal; averaging 20-30 hours per bi-weekly pay period from mid- March through early June. The educator must be available between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm on Mondays and Tuesdays, and on Wednesdays between 9:00 and 4:30, during the 3-month season, with some opportunity for extra hours as schedules permit. The position reports to the Manager of School Programs.

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Adventure Guides; Seasonal Position (2)
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 and teens the opportunity to participate in activities that will challenge them emotionally and physically as they travel to various locations in the Mid-Atlantic. We are seeking highly motivated, energetic leaders to plan adventure based outdoor activities for youth between the ages of 10 to 12 and 13 to 15, spending 3 weeks with each age group. While with the 10-12 age group, staff will conduct activities on the Schuylkill Center grounds for 1-2 days then lead camping trips for 3 days from Wednesday- Friday. During the 13-15 camp weeks, staff will meet participants at the Schuylkill Center on Monday and depart for a 5 day 4 night camping trip.

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Outdoor Educators/Leaders; Seasonal Position (3)
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.

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Summer Environmental Educator; Seasonal Position (2)
The Schuylkill Center's Summer Nature Ramblers is an environmentally focused summer camp program that strives to give children the opportunity to explore and learn about their relationship to the natural world. Week-long, themed programs offer youth and educators a chance for in- depth exploration of a variety nature related topics. We are seeking highly motivated, energetic, creative leaders to plan environmental science based outdoor lessons and activities for youth between the ages of 6 and 9.

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Land Stewardship Internship Program
The Land Stewardship Department seeks an intern for the Spring/Summer 2016 season. The Land Stewardship Intern will support the Land and Facilities Department under the direction of the Manager of Land Stewardship.

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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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