Visiting Teacher-Naturalist Program


Visiting Teacher-Naturalist Program

Children's creativity from the processing of the egg carton using natural material. Natural color hunt

Calling all naturalists, nature artists, botanists, wildlife trackers, foragers, nature educators, soil scientists, outdoor accessibility advocates, +++! Are you an educator or expert in a field related to nature and nature connection? North Branch Nature Center is excited to welcome you and your work into our programs and community for a week of shared learning through our new Visiting Teacher-Naturalist Program.

This program is specifically designed to spotlight the expertise, knowledge, and skills of Black, Indigenous, POC, rural, immigrant, disabled, LGBTQIA+ individuals. NBNC encourages applications from folks who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color.

The Visiting Teacher-Naturalist will deliver programming across several of our programs such as our onsite Forest Preschool, our “Educating Children Outdoors” programs with local schools, and adult public programs, family/community programs, and others. Strong candidates will have interest and experience sharing their area of work with others—we can’t wait to learn from each other!

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with 2 cycles each year - one occurring in early/mid May and another in early November.

Application deadline for the Spring 2024 cycle is March 24. Apply before then to be considered for this spring, or indicate interest in a later cycle.