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.

Qualifications
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.

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

Locations

  • 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

Contact/Send resume
Taro Ietaka

Background Clearance is required for ages 18 and older.
Westchester County is an Equal Opportunity Employer