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Job Information

Job title:


Job category:

Outdoor Education





Start date:

August 12

End date:



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.

• 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 or contact Jeremy Geels, Outdoor Education Director, at or (831)-335-3205. A full application can be found on the employment page of the Mission Springs main website at

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




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1050 Lockhart Gulch Road

Scotts Valley CA 95066

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