Join Us: Jobs, Internships, Volunteer Positions

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Educator

Do you enjoy spending time outdoors? Do you enjoy working with youth and sharing knowledge about the natural world?

Join OEA as a Volunteer Educator and help provide students with a hands-on, educational experience which encourages investigation and discovery with the natural world.

During our natural science programs students engage in a variety of activities which provide them with a sense of place, increase scientific and environmental literacy, strengthen critical
thinking skills, and present opportunities for nature connect. Lesson topics may include watershed geography, local ecology and natural history, animal and plant identification, habitats and adaptations, and more.

No experience is necessary to become a Volunteer Educator. Training, resources, and materials will be provided.

Please read the position description for details.

If you’re interested in volunteering with Outdoor Education Adventures, please fill out a Volunteer Application. 


Internships: we do not currently have an internship position posted but we are open to considering the opportunity. Please let us know in your application that you are interested in using your volunteer hours to fulfill an internship and what institution you are attending.

Other Volunteer Opportunities:

    • Day Camp Assistant
    • Volunteer recruitment/management
    • Grant writing/fundraising
    • Social media, marketing, outreach
    • Special event on-the-ground work
    • Join our Board of Directors

Are you interested in becoming a member of our volunteer Board of Directors or a committee? Please read our Bylaws.

Other: If you have talents to offer that don’t fit any of the above, please let us know on your application how you’d be interested in helping out. If it fits a need we didn’t know we had, we’ll be happy to consider your idea.

Background checks are mandatory for anyone interested in working with minors. Depending on the nature of the crime, conviction of a crime is not an automatic disqualification. Being dishonest with us is.

Please Contact Us with questions.

Outdoor Education Adventures is an equal opportunity employer.

We do not to discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, marital status, parental status, national origin, disability, genetic information, or political belief.

Program Assistantposition is currently closed.

We are looking for staff who want to be part of a fun, enthusiastic team working to provide opportunities for nature connection and gain experience mentoring youth outdoors. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of nature connection and youth development experience to apply. 

The Program Assistant will work closely with OEA Program Directors on our Outdoor Science Explorers after-school program, No School Day Camps, and Wilderness Explorers Club, Field Trips, and Summer Day Camps. We are a small but quickly growing organization that offers room for you to grow while you help us develop.

This is a part-time position (100-120 hours per month) through December, 2022 with the potential to continue further (dependent on funding). Pay is $15.00 – $18.00 per hour; no paid leave or health insurance benefits are available at this time.

2022 Summer Camp Counselors – position is currently closed. Check back in spring 2023

The Summer Camp Counselor position is an opportunity to learn under the supervision and guidance of experienced environmental educators. In this role, the Summer Camp Counselor will assist with the delivery of Outdoor Education Adventures (OEA) Youth Summer Camps. This position is responsible for the safety, enjoyment, and education of summer camp campers ages 4-11 years. This position works as a teammate to other OEA summer camp staff and volunteers and reports directly to the OEA Program Directors.

This is a seasonal position. The Summer Camp Counselor will work for five weeks from the end of June through August 2022. Pay is $13.50 per hour. 

This position is currently closed. Check back in spring 2023.

Please contact us with questions.