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Dunes Learning Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, nationality, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status under controlling federal, state or local law.
Position Title: Naturalist Intern
Naturalist Interns are key members of the program staff at Dunes Learning Center, instructing children and adults regarding the diversity of ecosystems, plants and animals, and cultural history of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and southern Lake Michigan region. Naturalist Interns often work in pairs during the summer to give each the opportunity to shadow peers, provide and receive feedback, and learn a variety of teaching styles and techniques. Naturalist interns also have the opportunity to shadow NPS staff and attend educator trainings on a variety of topics. Learn more >
Position Title: Camp Counselor/Naturalist Trainee
A critical member of Dunes Learning Center’s program staff, Camp Counselor/Naturalist Trainees supervise summer camp residents while developing their own outdoor education and resource interpretation skills. Specific duties include overnight supervision of campers in cabins, leading evening activities, hosting a tent camp out with campers, hosting and supervising a beach party picnic with campers and leading table helper, weather helper and flag raising activities. Camp Counselor/Naturalist Trainees also have the opportunity to shadow NPS staff and to attend educator trainings on a variety of topics. Learn more >