Environmental Science Educator/Backpacking Instructor

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NatureBridge is seeking Environmental Science Educators to teach and facilitate a 13-day program for a diverse group of international high school students, including a 7-day backpacking trip in Shenandoah National Park, individual science research projects, and several days in Washington, D.C. This is an intensive program requiring evening work and being on-call overnight. The position runs from July 6th-July 30th, 2018, including paid training and prep time. Top candidates will possess a passion for working with high school students and teaching environmental science, experience leading backpacking trips, and be highly skilled in outdoor leadership and risk management. There is also the possibility of extending employment into the fall season; please inquire if interested.

In order to further our mission, NatureBridge is committed to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion and to promoting equal opportunity for students and staff in the field of environmental education. We strive to diversify our workforce and seek applications by individuals from all backgrounds, abilities, cultures, orientations, identities, and communities. For more information, visit: naturebridge.org

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Friday, July 6, 2018

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Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, beginning immediately, until all positions are filled. A complete application consists of:

  • A cover letter describing why you want to work for NatureBridge in Shenandoah National Park
  • Your current resume
  • Contact information for three references

When your application materials are complete, please complete the application form online at:


Direct questions to Rae Parks, Senior Educator, at midatlanticsearch@naturebridge.org

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Rae Parks

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