Seattle Audubon advocates and organizes for cities where people and birds thrive. Seattle Audubon is Washington State’s oldest environmental conservation organization and recently celebrated its 100th anniversary. We maintain a current staff of 13 and reach a local membership base of approximately 2,800 households. Our current strategic plan, Cities at the Center, focuses the organization on five goals within three core themes: urban conservation, equity, and resilience.

Position Purpose:

Deliver top-notch educational programs for youth through Nature Day Camps while supporting and promoting the mission of Seattle Audubon.


  • Requires BA/BS in science, education, or related field and/or experience working with children in an informal education or camp setting.
  • Prior camp and/or teaching experience is preferred. Bonus skills such as art, storytelling, music, and writing are highly desirable, as is enthusiasm for learning about PNW ecology. First Aid and CPR certification required by start of work.
  • First Aid and CPR certification required by start of work; Seattle Audubon will provide certifications to those who need them at no cost.

Position Summary:

Teach age-appropriate ecology, cultural, and art education activities to children between the ages of 6-12. Field groups range in size from 8-12 campers. Lead educational lessons, games, and team-building activities with your assigned field groups to foster a fun and respectful camp spirit.

Supervise campers while on field trips, conduct regular head counts, and assist in loading and unloading vehicles.

Assist with curriculum and systems development, create activity materials, and help train interns and volunteers. Act as a mentor to volunteer high school students assigned to your group. Assist with camp set-up, breakdown, and cleanup according to weekly theme. Treat materials and natural specimens with respect; assist with inventory and packing as needed.

Maintain an inclusive childcare setting by working with all participants to tailor each camp day that results in a fun and engaging camp learning environment. Monitor camper and staff safety and comfort; assist with health care and First Aid as needed; respond to accidents and emergencies appropriately.

Adhere to all health and safety guidelines put forth by Seattle Audubon Nature Camp, including materials sanitation procedures, personal health and symptom checks, and protocols related to ensuring the health of all participants. All staff must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Medical and religious exemptions accepted.