The Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation is looking for enthusiastic educators, naturalists, and outdoor-enthusiasts to teach at Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center, Lasdon Park and Arboretum, Marshlands Conservancy and Muscoot Farm in Westchester’s most beautiful cultivated and natural spaces. School group visits typically run from April through June and September through December. In addition, drop-in programs occur throughout the summer, during winter exhibits at Lasdon Park and Arboretum, and Marshlands hosts a summer nature camp. Educators will share their love of the outdoors and knowledge on topics including local food systems, sustainable agriculture practices, natural history, and environmental conservation with students from preschool through high school through the delivery of hands-on, NYSSLS-aligned lessons. Positions available in Katonah, Rye, and Yorktown Heights, NY.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Creating lesson plans and delivering agricultural, environmental and natural/human history education for children, working outside in all weather conditions, with large groups.


  • Applicants should possess a love of nature, a willingness to work outdoors, and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Enthusiasm and curiosity are a must!
  • Applicants with teaching certificate and experience working with children are preferred.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Educators are hourly positions. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Locations and Contacts
Send resume, cover letter and application to the following:

Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center
Josephine Moore

Lasdon Park and Arboretum
Jessica Schuler

Marshlands Conservancy
Michael Gambino

Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm
Jonathon Benjamin

Westchester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.