Contract Educators

The Dunwoody Nature Center is looking for environmental educators to guide children and adults in various environmental education experiences through hands-on science and art activities. 

Formats include:

  • Camps
  • School Field Trips
  • Girl Scout Field Trips
  • Cub Scout Field Trips
  • Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshops
  • Birthday Parties
  • Nature Classes
  • Night Hikes

Educators are expected to:

  • Facilitate programs using the resources of the Dunwoody Nature Center, adhering to the outcomes established by staff, and using appropriate pedagogical techniques
  • Model respect for others and the environment
  • Be timely and prepare for assigned duties
  • Evaluate student learning and suggest program improvements to staff
  • Manage behavior in a positive way to allow for a fun and safe learning environment
  • Be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment

Educators must have:

  • A college degree (or equivalent) in education, environmental studies, or a related field
  • Experience working with children and a commitment to environmental education
  • The physical ability to lead nature hikes and lift at least 20lbs.
  • Provide two or more references related to working with children in an educational environment

Current CPR and First Aid Training preferred. All candidates must submit and pass a criminal background check. Compensation varies by assignment; factors include length and type of program. Please note, this is a contract educator position. The Dunwoody Nature Center does not withhold income taxes or social security.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to programs@dunwoodynature.org