Elachee Employment

Elachee Nature Science Center is accepting inquiries for these positions.

Paraprofessional (Part-Time)

If you love being outdoors and enjoy working with young children, why not combine these interests? Elachee is searching for an enthusiastic classroom Paraprofessional to join the Elachee Nature Academy team for the 2017-2018 school year

Qualifications/Eligibility

  • At minimum, hold a Paraprofessional certificate.
  • Classroom experience working with students in Kindergarten through 2nd Grade.
  • Willingness to encourage young minds in daily outdoor exploration and discovery.
  • Applicants subject to a Background Check, Driving Record Check and Drug Screening.

Work Schedule

  • August 2017 through May 2018
  • Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Elachee Nature Academy follows the Hall County Schools' academic calendar.

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three (3) Letters of Professional Reference

Mail or Email

Mail Completed Package to:
Elachee Nature Science Center
RE: Director of Schools
2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504

Email Completed Package to:
Subject Line: Elachee Nature Academy Parapro inquiry
melissa@elachee.org

 

Camp Elachee Counselor (Seasonal)

If you're looking for a chance to help children unplug and connect with nature during school breaks, joining the Camp Elachee team may be the job for you! 

Qualifications/Eligibility

  • Required: Some college experience. Preferred: Candidates pursuing a degree in Science, Education or a related field.
  • Experience working with children, preferably in an outdoor and/or group setting.
  • Enthusiastic, creative individual who able to develop and teach environmental lessons, games and activities.
  • Demonstrate leadership, responsibility, patience, dependability, independence, initiative and a positive attitude.
  • Applicants subject to a Background Check, Driving Record Check and Drug Screening.

Work Schedule

  • Required Training: May 22-26, 2017
  • Summer Camp: May 30 through July 28, 2017
    Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Occasional afternoons shifts may be required to help assist with aftercare program.

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter stating why you want to be a Camp Elachee Counselor.
  • Resume
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference

Mail or Email

Mail Completed Package to:
Elachee Nature Science Center
RE: Camp Counselor
2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504

Email Completed Package to:
Subject Line: Camp Counselor Position Inquiry
campelachee@elachee.org

 

Naturalist (Part-Time)

The ideal candidate will lead quality environmental education programs for school groups visiting on field trips. Responsibilities include on-site classroom teaching, experiential instruction on trail hikes and outreach programs.

Available Positions

  • WEEK DAY Positions: Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    Average of 10- to 15-hours per week to conduct 3- to 4-hour programs.
    Note: candidates will be asked to lead occasional evening or weekend programs.
  • WEEKEND Positions: Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Salary starts at $10.00 per hour, based on experience.

Qualifications/Eligiblity 

  • A college degree in education, science or a related field is preferred, and some previous college attendance is required.
  • Experience in working with children is a must.
  • Applicants subject to a Background Check, Driving Record Check and Drug Screening.

For consideration, please submit the following:

  • Cover letter specifying interest in a Naturalist (weekday) or Naturalist (weekend) position.
  • Resume
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference

Mail or Email

Mail Completed Package to:
Elachee Nature Science Center
RE: Naturalist Position
2125 Elachee Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504

Email Completed Package to:
Subject Line: Naturalist Position Inquiry
elachee@elachee.org