The Point Reyes National Seashore Association (PRNSA) is seeking a Bilingual Environmental Educator to work cooperatively as part of our education team to support all aspects of PRNSA’s education programs with a special focus on developing strategies and materials and leading culturally relevant programs delivered fully or partially in Spanish in the beautiful Point Reyes National Seashore. This is a full time position with benefits.
PRNSA's year-round environmental education programs help children and adults deepen their understanding of nature and inspire the next generation of park stewards. As a member the education team, the Environmental Educator will primarily focus on the development, planning, and delivery of science and nature-based youth education programs, and may be responsible for selected aspects of program administration, communications and documentation. Field programs take place in and around Point Reyes.
The Point Reyes National Seashore Association is offering a limited number of backpacking camps this summer and is seeking experienced backpacking guides to lead 7th-12th graders on 4-day trips at the Seashore.
The Assistant Director serves as a leader in administering and coordinating PRSC operations, health, and safety. S/he provides programmatic and logistical support and helps oversee Nature Science Camp activities, Adventure Camp backpacking trips, Counselor-In-Training (CIT) participation, and may serve as “Acting Camp Director” when the Camp Director is off-site or unreachable.
Naturalists bring an expertise for highlighting the unique natural history of Point Reyes (weather/climate, astronomy, geology, marine life, plant communities, wildlife, etc.) to foster excitement and curiosity for the natural world, scientific understanding, and park stewardship. Naturalists should have the ability to identify Marin County flora/fauna and share knowledge of local natural history.
Counselors-In-Training (CITs) play an important role in the creation of a supportive camp environment by acting as positive role models and carrying out assigned duties responsibly. This is not a paid position, but rather a youth leadership training program for 16-18 year olds. This mentored volunteer experience provides young people with an opportunity to gain leadership, public speaking, and outdoor skills.
The Head Cook oversees all facets of camp food service operations for roughly 75 people per session. The Head Cook plans and executes nutritionally-balanced, eco-conscious, and cost-effective meals that appeal to the tastes of children. S/he works collaboratively with the Kitchen Manager and helps direct rotating kitchen assistants.
The Kitchen Manager assists the Head Cook in executing food service operations for roughly 75 people per session. The Kitchen Manager is responsible for coordinating, training, and supporting paid staff and CITs who assist in the kitchen on a rotating basis, and enforcing safe food handling practices. As such, the Kitchen Manager has initiative and a strong work ethic, is able to work in a fast-paced environment, and lead a team with kindness and respect.
The Point Reyes National Seashore Association (PRNSA) seeks a program director with experience, enthusiasm, and commitment in leading environmental education programs that inspire a deeper understanding of nature, wildlife preservation and park stewardship.
Point Reyes Summer Camp Counselors play an important role in the creation of a supportive camp environment by cultivating a close cabin community, ensuring camper health and well-being, serving as positive behavioral role models, assisting with and leading activities, and carrying out assigned duties responsibly. This is a full-time seasonal position with required onsite residency in a shared dormitory style cabin.