Are you passionate about creating deeper connections between children and nature? Do you love being outside in nature and have experience working with kids? Vilda is looking for assistant instructors for our homeschool, early childhood, and after school nature programs. We have programs in Fairfax, Ross, and Petaluma. Part or full time work beginning in January and full time work June-Aug, with the option to remain at full time or part time during the school year.
For more information on our programs, check out our program page: www.vildanature.org/programs
WHAT DO ASSISTANTS DO?
Assistants help support instructors in leading wilderness awareness and nature education in groups of about 10-12 children, helping the children to have fun and be safe, leading games and telling stories, helping supervise outdoor exploration, hiking, and play, and mentoring children in nature connection.
Previous experience working with children and or significant experience in naturalist knowledge and wilderness skills
A strong interest in working with children outdoors
A strong interest and commitment to expanding naturalist and wilderness skills
Responsible, timely, and with good follow-through
Enjoy working with a team of people
OPTIONAL BUT AWESOME:
Some training in the Jon Young 8 Shields lineage, Tom Brown kids programs or other similar
Currently based in the North Bay with intentions to stay in the area
Current first aid and CPR
Pay: $17-25 per hour depending on experience
HOW TO APPLY:
Fill out this online application and reply to this email with your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, let us know which of our sites you are able/willing to work at
If you are not familiar with our work already, please take a look at our website programs and team section so you get an idea of who we are.