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Seasonal Coastal Environmental Educator at Camp Jekyll

Georgia 4-H / University of Georgia (CAES)
Job Field:
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location Detail:
Jekyll Island
Job Description:

Inspire young people through experiential outdoor learning at one of the largest environmental education programs in the nation. Located on Jekyll Island State Park, one of four barrier islands in Georgia that has vehicle access to the mainland, Georgia 4-H at Camp Jekyll offers hands on environmental education experiences for K-12 school groups.


Environmental Educators lead engaging, hands-on lessons focused on life and earth science, coastal ecology, and marine science. Other duties include captive wildlife care (reptiles, amphibians, and both fresh and saltwater aquaria), helping facilitate dining and counter sales operations, and assistance in the upkeep of facilities and grounds. Compensation includes $13.25/hour (typically a 40-45 hour work week), limited health insurance, and two weeks of paid staff training that includes exposure to all class activities, teaching techniques, classroom management skills, animal husbandry, and provided American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED training. Fully furnished on-site housing with a private bedroom runs $80/month. Meals are available in our Dining Hall during work days. We are looking to hire Educators from August 2023 - May 2024 season. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree (education, natural science, environmental studies, biology, conservation, or outdoor education preferred) supplemented by experience in youth programming activities.


No experience required. Applicants must have completed a 4-year undergraduate degree program and have a valid driver's license.



Starts 1 month from acceptance of position offering. (earliest start date Aug 28, 2023)

$13.25 / hour

Onsite housing is provided for a small monthly fee

How to Apply:

Apply via the UGA online portal:

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