Naturalist Intern

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Yellow Springs, OH
United States

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Job Title:  Naturalist Intern/Outdoor School

Reports to:  Outdoor Education Center Director

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan and lead hikes through Glen Helen Nature Preserve, utilizing the preserve as a teaching tool to meet academic standards.
  • Support opperations of the Glen Helen Raptor Center by caring for resident birds of prey.
  • Develop, organize, and lead large group activities.


  • Applicants must have completed 2 years of college or quivalent experience.
  • Applicants must be able to successfully complete First Aid and CPR training, as well as submit a federal and state background check.
  • Successful candidates must be able to commit to the full duration of the program, beginning with training in mid-August 2017, and concluding with the end of Outdoor School in May 2018.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience working with children, preferable in a camp or educational setting
  • Desire to work in an outdoor setting in variable conditions
  • Knowledge in natural history, biology, ecology, and related fields
  • Ability to hike up to 5 miles a day over rugged terrain


  • Furnished room in one of three shared staff houses
  • Meals provided weekdays
  • Stipend, paid bi-weekly

How to Apply:

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Send completed application, resume, academic transcript, and three references to:

Assistant Director

Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center

1075 State Route 343

Yellow Springs, OH 45387