Want to help share the wonder of the natural world?
Apply for seasonal educator and naturalist positions with the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies!
As an Environmental Educator, Naturalist, Intern, or Volunteer with the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, you’ll have the opportunity to share your energy and enthusiasm by leading educational programs for children, school groups, and visitors to Alaska.
Our seasonal staff and volunteers work at the Wynn Nature Center (a 145-acre boreal forest preserve), the semi-remote Peterson Bay Field Station, the Yurt on the Spit and our Headquarter's Building (Day Camp starting and ending point).
Positions are available for the Spring Season (March 25-May 24) and Summer Season (May 27 - Labor Day), with opportunities to combine spring and summer positions into 5 months of employment. Qualified applicants are energetic and flexible, have a background in environmental education and forest and/or marine ecology, and the maturity to live in group situations.
Equal Opportunity: It is the policy of the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies (CACS) to provide equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical handicap, marital status or changes in marital status, pregnancy, or parenthood.
High School Internships
Summer High School Intern, Mid-June through Mid-August. Interns will act as guides, greeters, and programs support for CACS summer programs. Enjoy interacting with the public, spending time outdoors, and helping to make the most of visitors' experience with CACS. Find the application here: Application Packet
After 30 hours – a 20% discount on promotional items sold in the office.
After 50 hours – 3 vouchers for free Peterson Bay natural history tours (excluding boat transportation). Two days advance notice required.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE IN:
Fundraising * Public Relations * Education * Membership * Volunteer * Facilities Maintenance * Newsletter * Wynn Nature Center