Great Lakes Ecological Management working in fenWork at the Kalamazoo Nature Center

As a not-for-profit organization, our mission is to inspire people to care for the environment by providing experiences that lead them to understand their connection to the natural world.  Each member of our team should be committed to this mission and should demonstrate a high level of professionalism. Because we value the strength diversity brings to the workplace, KNC is committed to the recruitment, retention, and development of a workforce that reflects the society in which we live. We encourage applications from candidates representing diverse backgrounds.

For questions related to a job posting, please see the contact information listed at the bottom of each position.


Current Employment Opportunities
Educator: KNC Virtual Learning Hub

The Kalamazoo Nature Center Camp aims to provide safe experiences that allow all children to grow into active and respectful community members through exploration of the natural world. The key objective this school year is to support students with virtual learning, facilitate experiences, which support learning and/or engagement between people and nature. KNC will provide full day in person mentorship, learning support, and outdoor activities for students participating in virtual classrooms through our Virtual Learning Hub (VLH). Educators will collaborate with the Camp Director to support students with virtual learning and lead outdoor programming serving our diverse community. Educators will be the main caregiver and educator for one group of up to 10 children each week while implementing the KNC Programming and supporting students with their virtual learning in a safe, supportive and fun manner. Educators are also responsible to maintain student safety as it relates to COVID-19 and all of the camp's policies. Seeking individuals who love to be outside and want to encourage children to wonder, explore and play. Also, responsible to maintain students safety as it relates to COVID-19. Educators will be supervised by and report to the Camp Director.

For more information and complete application instructions, view the entire job description here. The deadline for the position has been extended and the posting will be removed when the position is filled. 

Weekend Facilities Technician

 The Weekend Facilities Technician is responsible for opening and closing the Nature Center facilities, cleaning/sanitizing the Visitor Center, Camp buildings, and grounds maintenance as needed, as well as, setting up rooms for weekend programs. The person in this position will work closely with the KNC weekend staff that includes the Education/Public Programs, Guest Services, and Welcome Station Hosts. This is a part-time position, Friday through Sunday, and 24 hours per week. 

For more details and application instructions, please view the entire job description here.

Internship Opportunities