Job Openings

Are You...

  • Interested in becoming a teacher or an informal educator?
  • Able to work in a team setting?
  • Ready to get out and explore the Monterey Bay?
  • A person who enjoys working with youth between the ages of 8 and 16?
Campers in wetsuits posing with counselor
Natualist teaching campers

Current Job Openings

Program Coordinator

Typical duties: Develops schedules and coordinates sites, activities, and logistics as well as identifying/procuring supplies and equipment for events and programs; serves as the main contact with program partners and vendors; develops and implements curriculum to support Outdoor School programs, summer camps, and other new programs to further organizational goals; and assists in the recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of program staff, volunteers, and interns/service learners.

Looking for candidates with:

  • Experience in developing, implementing, and evaluating marine education programs in an informal setting
  • Experience in coordinating or managing educational programs and staff
  • Strong leadership and demonstrated ability to work both effectively in a team environment
  • Advanced proficiency in the use of personal computers including Microsoft, Adobe, and website management platforms
  • Education equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university AND two years of progressively responsible work experience teaching science to youth and teaching in formal or informal settings.
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Outdoor School Naturalist - Spring 2019

Typical duties: Deliver fun, inspiring marine science lessons, team-building games, and campfire activities to groups of 15 campers, grades 4–8, from culturally diverse backgrounds, in a multi-day residential or single day outdoor school programs. Candidates must be available to work 3–4 day residential programs spanning from 8:00 a.m. on the first day through 3:00 p.m. on the last day. Program sessions usually run Monday–Wednesday, with some exceptions on Thursdays and Fridays. Naturalists must be available during all program hours and are recommended to stay overnight during residential programs.

Looking for candidates with:

  • Education equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a science-related field
  • Previous experience working with youth in an informal education setting, including camp, classroom, or other environments
  • Current First Aid/Child CPR certification throughout duration of employment
  • Minimum age requirement of 21 years of age
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Summer Camp Naturalist—Day Camp

Lead day campers, ages 8–13, in daily weeklong experiences in marine science education and ocean recreation such as surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, tide pooling, and whale watching. Camps run Monday–Wednesday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

  • Expected duration of employment: June 3–Aug 9, 2019
  • Looking for candidates with:
    • Marine science background
    • Outdoor school or camp experience
    • American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR/AED certifications by June 4th; Wilderness First Aid is preferred.
    • Valid driver’s license, submit a clean driving record, and pass an online University Corporation Defensive Driving Course within one week of employment.
    • Minimum age requirement of 21 years of age
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Summer Camp Naturalist—Residential Camp

Lead residential campers, ages 10–16, in weeklong experiences in marine science education and ocean recreation, such as surfing, snorkeling, kayaking, tide pooling, and whale watching. Camps run Sunday–Thursday.

  • Expected duration of employment: June 3–July 18, 2019
  • Looking for candidates with:
    • Marine science background
    • Outdoor school or camp experience
    • American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR/AED certifications by June 4th; Wilderness First Aid is preferred.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license, submit a clean driving record, and pass an online University Corporation Defensive Driving Course within one week of employment.
    • Minimum age requirement of 21 years of age
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Summer Camp—Residential Life Coordinator

Oversee weeklong residential camp programs, managing up to 30 campers, ages 10–16, and up to 5 residential camp staff; Facilitate marine-science themed lessons with the help of residential camp staff. Serve as Health Care Resident Supervisor for all residential camp programs. Residential camp programs run Sunday–Thursday.

  • Expected duration of employment: June 2–July 18, 2019
  • Looking for candidates with:
    • Marine Science background
    • Outdoor school or camp experience
    • Leadership or management experience preferred
    • American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR/AED certifications by June 4th; Wilderness First Aid is preferred.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license, submit a clean driving record, and pass an online University Corporation Defensive Driving Course within one week of employment.
    • Minimum age requirement of 21 years of age
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Summer Camp—Aquatics Instructor

Lead campers in surf and snorkel lessons. Provide at least a 30-minute land based lesson and then assist students throughout the duration of the aquatics practice. Work with the Aquatics Program Supervisor to lifeguard as needed.

  • Expected duration of employment: June 4–Aug 8, 2019
  • Looking for candidates with:
    • Surfing or snorkeling experience
    • Teaching experience with kids
    • American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR/AED certifications by June 4th; Wilderness First Aid is preferred.
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license, submit a clean driving record, and pass an on-line University Corporation Defensive Driving Course within one week of employment.
    • Minimum age requirement of 21 years of age
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Application Procedures

  • Email us your cover letter and resume that describes your qualifications in meeting the position's experience and certification requirements at campsealab@csumb.edu
  • Your attached cover letter and resume should be labeled such as:
    • YourLastName_CoverLetter.pdf
    • YourLastName_Resume.pdf
  • Please title the email subject with your last name and the position title you are applying for.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis at this time.

No phone calls please