Barrier Island Staff Naturalists

Want to join the Barrier Island Education Team?

We are currently seeking Naturalists for the 2017-2018 school year. See below for more information.

Naturalist Job Description

St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center seeks conservative evangelical Christian Naturalists each school year to work with the Barrier Island Environmental Education Program.  St. Christopher is run by the Diocese of South Carolina and is located 25 miles south of Charleston on Seabrook Island. The campus includes nearly one mile of beach, 100 acres of salt marsh, 200 acres of undisturbed maritime forest, two freshwater ponds, and a freshwater swamp. The year will provide an opportunity to not only gain valuable environmental education experience, but also learn how to be a minister through all walks of life.

Position Duration:

August 13, 2017 – May 19, 2018 (estimated dates)

Responsibilities

Instruction in day and evening programs on beach, forest and wetland ecology, astronomy, weather, tracking, and leading team-building challenge courses. Serve with Housekeeping staff one morning or afternoon each week to help maintain the center. Assist in animal care, and other programs and campus upkeep as assigned.

Time off is provided each week. Additionally, there may be opportunities for weekend work with other programs and guests, for additional pay. Weekly attendance to the staff bible study, prayer and worship meetings is required.

Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent further education or experience is required. A focus in education or biology/environmental science related fields is preferred, but not necessary. Teaching interest and ability with elementary and middle school aged students and a strong committed love for Jesus is of utmost importance.

How do I apply?

Please click here to be redirected to our online application form.

 

If this sounds exciting, but you are only a sophomore or junior in college, we have 1-2 internships each semester.  Email David Gardner if you are interested in an internship.