Nature Camp Teachers Needed with Westchester County Parks, Recreation and Conservation

The Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation is looking for enthusiastic educators, naturalists, and outdoor-enthusiasts to teach at our summer Nature Camps in Westchester’s most beautiful forests, meadows, and shorelines. Camps operate from July through mid-August and teachers will share their knowledge and love of the outdoors with like-minded campers from pre-K through middle school. Positions available in Yonkers, Rye, North White Plains, and Cross River.

Duties include but are not limited to: creating lesson plans and delivering environmental and natural/human history education for children.

Applicants should possess a love of nature, a willingness to work outdoors, and the ability to communicate effectively. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven history of environmental education or research, yet all applications are welcome. Enthusiasm and curiosity are a must!

Pre-K group leader and assistant applicants are preferred to have a teaching certificate and experience working with children between the ages of three and five years old.

Applicants should have own transportation to and from camp.

Nature camp teachers are hourly positions. Hours are Monday-Friday between 8am and 4pm. Salary is commensurate with experience.


  • Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains
  • Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Rye
  • Lenoir Preserve, Yonkers
  • Marshlands Conservancy, Rye
  • Muscoot Farm, Katonah
  • Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River

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Westchester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer