Chico Area Recreation & Park District

Field Trip Leader (Chico Creek Nature Center)

Northern California Inland
Until filled or until 200 applicants
$12.00-$20.00 Hourly


1968 E 8th Street Chico, 95928


Lead science based field trips, hikes, and other activities for school aged children in Bidwell Park.

Employment Dates: March 12 - June 8, 2018

Schedule: Hours will vary by week and will be between 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m  Monday through Friday.

Applicants who are available to work Monday through Friday have first priority. Weekly schedule will vary widely and will be on an as needed basis. Also, looking to hire for substitute list positions.

Position: Field Trip leader will lead classes of children grades K-6 on field trips that range from hikes to creek investigations to meeting the center’s living animals.  They will do so while creating a safe and fun environment. In addition, Filed Trip leaders are expected to enhance field trip information by providing a nurturing environment and facilitating unique opportunities for participants to learn and grow.

*If you have been selected for an interview, our plan is to contact you by March 5th.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for applicants who enjoy and have experience working with children and have a strong background in the natural sciences. Local ecological and geological knowledge and the ability to multitask are pluses. Applicants must be able to work in partnership with classroom teachers to ensure a productive learning environment that supports the wellbeing of children in classes of up to 35.

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