Naturalista para guiar excursiones y actividades de educación ambiental en lagos y montañas de Carolina del Sur ~

7 de noviembre de 2019

Naturalista para guiar excursiones y actividades de educación ambiental en lagos y montañas de Carolina del Sur

Field Study Instructor/ Naturalist
Summerton, Sunset & Awendaw SC

Work Dates: February 2020 – May 2020

Location: 3 Locations in South Carolina

Camp Bob Cooper, Summerton, SC

Teaching Kids about the Environment (K.A.T.E.): Located on Lake Marion
in the Midlands, KATE explores how natural environments function, and
particularly, how human beings can manage behavior and ecosystems to
live sustainably. Students will conduct scientific studies of the
interrelated patterns, processes, flora, fauna and ecosystems in
terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Activities include aquatic
ecology, forestry studies, soil science, wildlife ecology, team
building, a climbing tower, high ropes courses, archery, canoeing,
birding and more.

Camp Hannon: Sunset, SC

Exploration Hannon: Located in the upstate Blue Ridge Mountains. A
mountain geology and ecology field study program designed around the
processes and skills of scientific inquiry. Students will discover
science concepts and engage in scientific thinking through
investigations that explore the topographical phenomenon called the
Blue Ridge Escarpment - a drastic and sudden 3,000-foot shift in
elevation from flat piedmont to steep mountains. Activities include
stream mapping, map and compass, mountain geology and ecology, aquatic
ecology, zip lines, a climbing tower and more.

Sewee Coastal Retreat Center, Awendaw, SC

Expedition Sewee: Located on the coast north of Charleston. This
program offers an unforgettable study of coastal ecosystems; how they
function, what they provide and why they’re important to preserve.
Students and teachers will explore beaches, salt marshes, landforms
and cultural resources of the Low Country. Surrounded by the Francis
Marion National Forest and the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge,
Expedition Sewee is perfectly staged to give students an up-close look
at plant and animal interactions in the natural world. Activities
include salt marsh studies, a barrier island beach study, boat rides,
birding, crabbing, cast netting, games and more. (Must have Marine
Science degree or experience.)

Principle Duties:

Regularly teach at least two curriculum components in the field study
Lead students in daily program activities (wake-up, flagpole, meals,
canteen, and campfire).
Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and
participating in evening recreational and instructional times as
Assist with routine clean up and set up of program areas.
Perform direct supervision of children while involved with
Facilitate groups utilizing adventure activities.


BA or BS in Environmental Education, Natural Sciences, Forestry,
Geology, Education, Marine Science, or Wildlife Biology.
Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and a lot of
Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement
creative “hands on” teaching methods.
Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt and work hard as part of a team
pursuing an objective.
Must be physically able to perform the tasks required to teach
Must be willing to work long hours.

Pay Scale:

Twice a month pay of $550-$600 plus room, board, and a
sickness/accidental insurance plan.

Contact: Send resumes to Patty Neff at

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