Want to Join the Barrier Island Education Team?

St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center seeks Christian Teachers/Naturalists each school year to work with the Barrier Island Environmental Education Program. St. Christopher, a ministry of the Anglican Diocese of South Carolina, 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 Naturalist season will provide an opportunity to not only gain valuable environmental education experience but to learn how to be a minister through all walks of life.

Position Duration

January 10, 2022 – May 13, 2022

OR

August 15, 2022 – May 12, 2023

Responsibilities

Teach and lead day and evening classes on beach, dune, salt marsh, and maritime forest ecosystems. Other topics of study include Herpetology, Ornithology, Orienteering, and team-building. Assist with animal care in our Herpetarium and Aquarium, maintain trails, assist in curriculum development, and other activities. Time off is provided each week. There may be additional opportunities for weekend work with other programs for additional pay. Join a community of young people seeking to grow in relationship with God and participate in weekly Bible study and staff chapel. Beachside staff lodging, free Wi-Fi, and meals are provided.

Requirements

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent further education or experience is required. A focus in education, biology or environmental science is preferred but not necessary. Teaching interest and ability with elementary and middle school students and a strong committed love of God are of utmost importance.

Current Update

As of 11/15/21, we are hiring Naturalists for the Spring 2022 season and accepting Naturalist applications for the 2022-2023 season.