Summer Teacher/Naturalist Position - Norman Bird Sanctuary

2021 Summer Camp Teacher/Naturalist


Norman Bird Sanctuary is seeking Teacher/Naturalists for our Summer Camp program. Teacher/Naturalists lead groups of 10-13 campers in grades PreK through 8; plan and teach a variety of hands-on, nature-based camp activities; oversee camper health and safety; communicate with staff and parents; and supervise high school Assistant Naturalists in Training. Contract runs June 21 – August 20, including 1 week of staff training. Staff hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. See below for details:

  • Fledglings: Campers ages 3.5-5 years; Monday-Friday, 8:00 am–4:00 pm
  • Nature Day Camp: Campers entering grades K-4: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am–4:00 pm
  • Coastal Camp: Campers in entering grades 2-8; Monday-Friday 8:00 am–4:00 pm
  • Explorers: Campers entering grades 5-8; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 am–4:00 pm; Wednesday 2:30 pm–9:30 pm

For more information about our camp programs visit


  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Knowledge of or a strong interest in the natural sciences
  • Experience working with children in a responsible and professional setting
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must pass national and state background checks
  • Bachelor’s degree or coursework towards a college degree in education, environmental science, or biology preferred
  • Preference will be given to applicants that possess CPR and First Aid certifications valid through August 21, 2021

COMPENSATION: Competitive wages based upon experience and position. Contract is 9 weeks, beginning June 21st through August 20th.

CLOSING DATE:  Positions Open Until Filled.

TO APPLY: Application available electronically at