Trailside Discovery Camp Positions (Instructors, Assistant Instructors, Program Manager, and more), (full or part-time), Anchorage, Chugiak, and Palmer, AK
Trailside Discovery Camp is an environmental education and outdoor adventure camp that connects Alaskan youth with the natural world around them through place-based, experiential learning and guided exploration. Campers will engage in a variety of lessons, activities, and games related to their group’s weekly themes under the supervision of our compassionate and enthusiastic instructors. Topics include forest and freshwater ecology, zoology, geology, glaciology, coastal and climate studies, sustainable farming, renewable energy, and more. Campers range in age from 4-14 and are placed in weekly age-based camp groups of 12-18 campers. Days are spent outside, rain or shine! Trailside Discovery Camp runs out of five different sites, three of which are in Anchorage (Kincaid Park, Russian Jack Park, and Ruth Arcand Park). The other two sites are at Beach Lake Chalet in Chugiak and Mat Su Lakes Recreation Area in Palmer. View the various positions and apply here: https://akcentereducationfund.org/tdc-jobs/
Environmental Educator, Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, Homer, AK
Do you enjoy getting people excited about our natural world? As an Environmental Educator, Naturalist or Intern with the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, you’ll have the opportunity to share your energy and enthusiasm by leading educational programs for children, school groups, locals, and visitors to Alaska. As a non-profit environmental education and stewardship organization, the CACS mission is to foster responsible interaction with our natural surroundings and to generate knowledge of the unique ecosystems of Kachemak Bay. Seasonal staff are employed in these five unique locations: the Wynn Nature Center (a 145-acre boreal forest preserve), Inspiration Ridge Preserve (a stunning mosaic of forest, bogs, meadows, ponds and creeks), Peterson Bay Field Station (a semi-rustic facility across Kachemak Bay and accessible only by boat), Yurt on the Spit (exploration of invertebrate life living on and around the Homer harbor docks), and the CACS Headquarters Building in downtown Homer (where day camp starts and ends each day). For full job description and to apply: https://akcoastalstudies.org/about-us/jobs-volunteers.html.