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The Environmental Nature Center is currently hiring! If you are passionate about providing transformative experiences through connection with Nature, please sign up to be on our employment email list to be updated when jobs are posted! If you are interested in employment at the ENC Nature Preschool, please check HERE.

Naturalist

(based in Newport Beach or Modjeska Canyon, CA)

The Naturalist is responsible for teaching environmental and social science education programs to children at the Environmental Nature Center and ENC Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary. The Naturalist’s goals are to encourage students’ awareness and appreciation of the environment, broaden students’ knowledge of science concepts, and foster students’ commitment to the protection of the natural environment.  The Naturalist will also staff ENC facilities on weekends as needed. Must be willing and able to commute to both Newport Beach and Silverado, CA, although if candidate prefers, they can be based out of one location or the other and spend the majority of their time there. This is a Part-Time position. Please review job description before applying.

Horticulture Technician

The Horticulture Technician assists with the protection and enhancement of the native plant communities and landscapes at the Environmental Nature Center, ENC Nature Preschool and Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary. Job responsibilities include implementation of improvements and maintenance activities. Candidate should be knowledgeable about native plants and threats to native habitats including plant pests, pathogens, and diseases. Candidate will assist with monitoring and management our plant communities so that they provide healthy habitat for native wildlife and are aesthetically pleasing to our human visitors. This is a hands-on position. The Horticulture Technician spends the majority of the day outside in all weather conditions engaged in physical activity, dividing their time between all three locations. Must be willing and able to commute to both Newport Beach and Silverado, CA. This is a Part-Time or Full-Time position. Please review job description before applying.

Horticulture Manager

The Horticulture Manager is responsible for the development, protection and enhancement of the native plant communities and landscapes at the Environmental Nature Center, ENC Nature Preschool and Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary. Candidate should be knowledgeable about native plants and threats to native habitats including plant pests, pathogens and diseases. Candidate will lead the Horticulture Team in monitoring and managing our plant communities so that they provide healthy habitat for native wildlife and are aesthetically pleasing to our human visitors. This is a hands-on position. The Horticulture Manager spends the majority of the day outside in all weather conditions engaged in physical activity, dividing their time between all three locations. Must be willing and able to commute to both Newport Beach and Silverado, CA. This is a Full-Time position. Please review job description before applying.

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Education Internships:

Education Internship (unpaid)

The Education Intern works in conjunction with the Education Director and Lead Naturalists to ensure that campers or students experience quality education through hands-on experience with nature. The entire job description is HERE.

Early Childhood Education Internship (unpaid)

The Early Childhood Education Intern works in conjunction with the Education Director and Lead Naturalists to ensure that our youngest students experience quality education through hands-on experience with nature. The entire job description is HERE.Please complete the Internship Application, and we will call you to schedule an interview.

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