Naturalists at Large

Naturalists at Large is the leading outdoor and environmental education group in California. Since 1985, we have provided outdoor education programs for tens of thousands of students from over two hundred schools. We have introduced students to environments as diverse as the pygmy forest of Sonoma, the Giant Forest of Sequoia, the spring wildflowers of the Sonoran Desert, and giant kelp forests of Santa Catalina Island’s waters.

Naturalists at Large California, USA
Apr 10, 2019
Naturalists at Large provides quality environmental and outdoor education programs to independent and public schools at geographically diverse sites throughout California. We are always looking for qualified outdoor teachers and educators to join our team. We specialize in introducing schools to the outdoors on a variety of outdoor learning sites or lodge-based trips in our state and national parks. At a minimum, our instructors have a   four-year college degree, or the equivalent, in the sciences, recreation, education or a related field . Naturalists at Large is interested in   enthusiastic, self-motivated men and women who demonstrate a good rapport with both young children and teens . Because we work all over the state of California, in different ecosystems and habitats, you should be a person who   learns quickly and who has an inquisitive nature .   Outdoor skills   with   practical experience in rock climbing, canoeing, backpacking, snorkeling and other outdoor activities   are highly desirable as is a   general knowledge about the human and natural history of the western United States . You should have strong group-building and communication skills. You must be safety-oriented and certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR. Proven decision-making skills and the ability to work effectively and constructively in team situations are also required. Previous experience in outdoor or environmental education is a plus. Naturalists at Large is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person based upon that person’s age, race, sex, color, religion, or political beliefs. If this sounds like a job for you, please see the  Employee Application , or   Contact Us   directly. Remember to say you found this opportunity at