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“I went to summer camp and was saved at age 9. I was from a large family and we could not afford summer camp so it was really a God-thing when a Christian woman sponsored me! Later, my children attended camp yearly. It had a great impact on their lives.”


- Mary

 

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Job Information

Job title:

OUTDOOR EDUCATION NATURALIST

Job category:

Outdoor Education

Time:

Full-Time

Location:

California

Start date:

August 12

End date:

Open

Description:

IMMEDIATE SEASONAL OPENING. Mission Springs Outdoor Education is a residential outdoor education school that is designed to foster both academic and spiritual growth in middle school students. We are located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, just outside of Scotts Valley, California.

Mission Springs Outdoor Education serves both public and private Christian schools in Northern and Central California. Our classes focus on redwood and stream ecology, team building, environmental stewardship (including solar energy and organic gardening), astronomy, and marine field trips for 4th-6th grade students.

We are looking for recent college graduates in the science and/or education field who are interested in sharing their love of God’s creation with students. As a Naturalist you will gain experience in outdoor education and youth ministry as you teach students in an outdoor classroom. Naturalists are provided with housing and most meals on site.

Naturalist duties include:
• Leading hands-on outdoor science classes on the trails that weave through our redwood forest habitat. Some classes occur in the evenings.
• Introducing children to God’s creation and teaching them to be good stewards of natural resources.
• Daily tasks to help the program run smoothly including meal lineups, recess duties, and office tasks.

Qualifications:
• B.A. or B.S. required; Biology (or related science field) or Elementary Education preferred; current CPR/First Aid certification; proven ability to be a positive Christian role model for children; teaching experience & bilingual a plus.
• Desire to live in a Christian Community.

Employment Dates:
• August 12 - November 2, 2013 and
• January 28 - May 31, 2013

Application Deadline: Until filled

Please feel free to visit our website at www.missionspringsoe.com or contact Jeremy Geels, Outdoor Education Director, at jgeels@missionsprings.com or (831)-335-3205. A full application can be found on the employment page of the Mission Springs main website at www.missionsprings.com.

Camp Information

Camp name:

Mission Springs Christian Camps and Conference Center

Why work at
this camp?:

Mission Springs is a full-service, year round camp & conference center on 300 acres nestled in the spectacular Santa Cruz Mountains of California. We exist to share a compelling faith with others!

Contact person:

Stacie Daoust

Affiliation:

Covenant

E-mail:

Send Resume

Home Page URL:

http://www.missionsprings.com

Address:

1050 Lockhart Gulch Road

Scotts Valley CA 95066
US

Work phone:

831-335-3205

Fax:

831-335-7726


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