We Are Hiring!

Nature Connect is currently seeking:

  • *NEW* Entry Level Facilitator (part-time)

  • Substitute Facilitators

  • Volunteers

  • Interns

 

Applications will be received until the positions are filled. Please see below for the job descriptions. To apply, please email contact@natureconnectnc.org, attach your resume, and indicate which position interests you.

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Entry Level Co-Facilitator
 
Position Summary:​
  • Nature Connect seeks an entry-level, collaborative, passionate and capable individual to grow and develop homeschool programs.

  • The co-facilitator is responsible for supporting the lead facilitator in managing the application of an age-appropriate, nature-based, emergent curriculum for 6-12 year olds enrolled in a homeschool enrichment program.

  • Facilitators must model a healthy relationship with and curiosity for the natural world.

  • Facilitators must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating learning environment.

  • The co-facilitator must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children and resolve parental concerns.

 
Qualifications:
  • Teaching experience, preferably in nature-based education programs

  • Certified CPR and basic first aid

  • Passionate about working with children and nature-based education

  • Able to convey wonder and cheerfulness in all weather

  • Warm and caring personality - friendly and approachable to children and families

Click here to view the full job description. To apply, please email contact@natureconnectnc.org and express your interest in this position by including "Entry Level Facilitator" in the subject line. Please also attach your resume. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you!


 

Substitute Facilitator Requirements:
  • You love being with children

  • You have a strong connection with nature

  • You are inherently positive, energetic, curious, and kindhearted

  • You are thoughtful, alert, aware, and able to keep children safe in the outdoors

  • You are comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions

  • You are comfortable sitting on the ground, getting dirty, handling insects, and other small creatures

  • You are interested in learning/further growth in naturalist studies and mentoring

  • You are curious and able to learn new ways of interacting with children

  • You are solid in yourself and able to interact with children and parents with love and respect

  • You are physically fit and able to crouch, dig, climb, hike, and carry up to 40-50lbs

 
Qualifications:

While it is not necessary to have all of these skills, they would be helpful.

  • You have worked with kids

  • You have worked with nature-based programs

  • You have nature/primitive skills training

  • You are currently certified in CPR/First Aid for children and adults

If you are drawn to working with us, please apply. To apply, please email contact@natureconnectnc.org and express your interest in a position. Please only apply if you have an absolute love for children, a happy heart, a playful spirit and a strong relationship with the natural world. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you!


 

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