The environmental educator will join a friendly, dynamic staff that is dedicated to carrying out Hartley Nature Center’s mission of inspiring lifelong connections with nature through education, play and exploration.

Responsibilities and Qualifications


  • Develop and teach environmental education programs and nature-based day camps to youth ages four to twelve.
  • Participate in staff trainings on outdoor learning, nature play, behavior management, lesson plan development, etc.
  • Contribute to nature center projects, such as our organizational newsletter, equipment care and purchasing, caring for native plant gardens, live animal exhibits, monarch butterfly exhibit, etc.
  • Forty hours per week preferred, between 8am-8pm, Monday-Friday, plus one weekend day per month.


  • Genuine interest in working with children in the outdoors
  • Experience teaching environmental education or outdoor recreation
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to relate with people of all ages and abilities in a positive manner
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends

Organization Details

Hartley Nature Center 3001 Woodland Ave Duluth, Minnesota 55803 Website

How to Apply

More information is available on our website. Applicants please include a cover letter, resume and a minimum of two professional or educational references. Please direct applications or inquiries to:

Tiffany Smith, Education Director
Hartley Nature Center
3001 Woodland Ave
Duluth, MN 55803

Application Deadline: March 1, 2019


Tiffany Smith