The Green Mountain Audubon Center in Huntington seeks experienced teachers, environmental educators, and naturalists to work in a nature day camp setting. The Seasonal Educator will work with 3-to 5-year-olds and 6-to-11-year-old children as they explore the forests, brooks, meadows, and ponds on the Center’s 255 acres. Staff will work at both our Preschool Nature Camp (PNC) and Ecology Day Camp (EDC)–your time at the camps will not necessarily be evenly split–and should feel comfortable doing so.
Educators will share the role throughout the summer of coordinating the weekly and daily logistics for campers at either PNC or EDC. Audubon will challenge you to enhance your leadership, teaching, and mentoring skills while encouraging you to share the wonder of exploring the most magical places at Audubon. Camp runs for 8 weeks, June 21 – August 12. There are six days of paid professional development and naturalist training prior to the start of camp.
This is a full-time, seasonal opportunity for 8 hours/day and an average of 40 hours/week. Our schedule is 7:45am/8am – 4:15pm/4:30pm, Monday-Friday. Camp is closed in observation of Juneteenth (June 20th) and Independence Day (July 4th). Learn more about our program at vt.audubon.org/camp
Audubon Vermont is a state office of the National Audubon Society. From the National level, Audubon has been taking steps to address inequity across the organization, including hiring a Chief Equity Diversity and Inclusion Officer, leading mandatory trainings for all staff, and making space in staff time every month to participate in Affinity Groups.
Here in Vermont we have been taking additional steps, including working with a consultant who did an organizational deep dive of our culture and has been helping us discuss and reflect and grow. We have increased emphasis on creating affinity space programs, largely by creating mutual partnerships with other organizations.