Job Opportunities

Summer Environmental Educator; Seasonal Position (4)
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. More details here.


Summer Farm / Environmental Educator; Seasonal Position (2)
The Schuylkill Center's Summer Nature Ramblers: Down on the Farm program is an environmentally focused agriculture program that strives to give children the opportunity to explore and learn about their relationship to the natural world and to celebrate the cycles of nature that produce their food. Week-long, themed programs offer youth and educators a chance for in- depth exploration of a variety farm and plant related topics. You will work with a team of educators to help lead small groups in fun and creative activities that help them learn about and celebrate the cycles of nature that produce their food. Activities include: planting, harvesting, cooking, creating a farmer’s market, composting and soils, farm arts and crafts, farm history, nature trail hikes, cooperative games, and storytelling. More details here.


Outdoor Educators / Leaders (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 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.


Adventure Guides (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. More details here.


Land Stewardship Internship Program
The Land Stewardship Department seeks an intern for the Spring/Summer 2015 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 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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