Overview: Seasonal Naturalist position from January 2023 through early June 2023.
Responsibilities: Create a safe, equitable, and inclusive learning environment for students to have a positive outdoor experience. Teach hands-on environmental science curriculum aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and lead social-emotional learning and environmental awareness activities in a variety of outdoor settings.

Tagged as: Camp Staff, Conservation, Full Time, Teaching/Education


Desirable: Experience working with children in environmental education or outdoor recreation. Enthusiasm and passion for working with youth outdoors.

Required Skills:

Able to carry a day pack over varying terrane for 4-6 miles. Specific trainings for this position will be completed in the first two weeks of employment and on an ongoing basis.

Preferred Skills:

Experience in the outdoors. A passion for learning about science, ecosystems, childhood development, and stewardship. Other camp related talents such as leading songs, theater games, teaching team building activities, active listening...

About Walker Creek Ranch

The Marin County Office of Education Walker Creek Ranch is located on an amazing 1,700-acre property in rural Marin County California. Our 50+ year old program prides itself on providing equitable, inclusive, and high-quality residential environmental education programs and conference services to area schools and communities. After a two-year program hiatus resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Walker Creek Ranch outdoor school is reopening! We are incredibly excited to rebuild a team focused on creating a safe place for students to connect with themselves, their communities, and nature.

1700 Marshall-Petaluma Road Petaluma, CA 94952 • (415) 491-6602 • Fax: (415) 663-8854• www.walkercreekranch.org(link is external)

Application Instructions

To apply: Please send a letter of interest, resume and three references to Ranch Manager Patrick McLaughlin at [email protected](link sends e-mail) For further information about these positions, please visit our website at www.walkercreekranch.org(link is external) or call us at (415) 491-6600.