Seasonal Environmental Educator/Naturalist

Barrier Island Environmental Education Program

Seabrook Island, South Carolina

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $320/week
Deadline Jan 12, 2024

Want to join the Barrier Island Team?

Want to teach at the beach?! St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center is seeking passionate, Christian educators for our Barrier Island Environmental Education Program! Barrier Island is in partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina and is located on Seabrook Island, about 25 miles from Charleston.

The BI program reaches over 100 schools a year by teaching students a range of ecosystems in the Lowcountry. These areas include 300+ acres of land that includes nearly a mile of beach, salt marsh and undisturbed maritime forest, including ponds and freshwater swamps.

Position Duration

August 19, 2024 – May 16, 2025


Educate students in grades K-12 in environmental-based classes in the outdoor classroom, with topics like Beach Ecology, Forest Ecology and Wetlands. Other topics include Herpetology, Ornithology, Orienteering, and various team-building activities. There are also opportunities to assist with animal care, maintenance of trail systems, and aid in curriculum development, and other camp responsibilities. Because St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center is a thriving Christian community, Barrier Island staff have the opportunity to participate in Bible studies and weekly chapel.


A bachelor’s degree is required. A focus on education, biology, or environmental science is preferred but not necessary. An interest in teaching, communicating, and displaying God’s love with grade-school students is essential.


Bi-weekly stipend, beachside lodging, free laundry, meals, and Wi-Fi access.



We are currently accepting Naturalist applications for the 2024-2025 season. If interested in applying, additional information as well as the application can be found on our website at https://stchristopher.org/barrier-island/

If there are any questions, feel free to contact Liz Pigg, Assistant Director of Barrier Island at epigg@stchristopher.org 

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Category Environmental Education, Outdoor Recreation, Wildlife
Tags Naturalist, Nature Center