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Currently Hiring

Summer Nature Camp Lead Teachers and Assistants - Summer 2020 FULL

Love kids? Love nature and the outdoors? We are looking for a few summer camp teachers and assistants to provide a fun and educational experience for our day campers. If you are at least 16 years old and have a positive, enthusiastic attitude, and enjoy spending time outside, then this might be the summer job for you! 

Lead teachers must 18 years old and have previous experience teaching, preferably in a science or environmental education field. Must be comfortable presenting/handling live animals in a group setting (previous experience helpful, but not required). Assistants must be at least 16 years old and previous experience with children in a group setting is preferred.

See camp page for camp weeks. Hours: 9:00am – 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Contact: Please email your resume to Angela Baron, Education Coordinator, at if interested.

Ropes Course Facilitators/ Belayers - Part-time

Treetop Adventures @ The Heard Museum has positions available for PT Ropes Course Facilitators/ Belayers.  Previous belaying experience is required and ACCT certification is preferred but not mandatory.

  • Belaying participants
  • Setting up and breaking down of course
  • Facilitating high initiative activities as needed
  • Facilitating low initiative activities as needed
  • Knot Tying
  • Help to lead group events, parties and functions.  
REQUIRED Belaying Experience

The Heard Natural Science Museum offers a High and Low Elements Ropes Course located within a beautiful deciduous forest tree canopy. Our programs are uniquely created to give each participant and team an invaluable set of tools for success. We have fourteen challenging elements! To apply, click here.

Nature Store Associate - Part-time

  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Friendly customer service
  • Experience with and ability to work with children
  • Familiarity with cash register operation and basic math
  • Ability to follow rules
  • Available during the week and weekends
  • At least one year experience working in a store environment