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Enivironmental Educator

Mount Vernon, IA

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We are looking for free thinking, hard-working, relationship builders who want to make the world a better place by changing the way the world interacts with kids!  As a member of our team you will work probably work harder than you have ever worked in your life and make better friends and memories than you can imagine!


Camp Tanager, located in Mount Vernon, Iowa offers over 40 acres of wholesome summer camp fun!  We serve over 1000 campers each summer in a traditional summer camp setting.  Our programs include residential overnight camp, traditional day camp programs, Medical Programs for youth with Diabetes and Hemophilia and family camp weekends throughout the year.

The Environmental Educator is an integral member of our camp staff and works to infuse environmental education, scientific exploration, discovery and conservation into the Camp Tanager programs. Under the direction of the Camp Director, the Environmental Educator will help to create community engagement, more environmentally sound practices at camp and a sense of exploration through Nature & Science programming.

We are looking for applicants:

  • Who can be positive role models to their campers and fellow staff members
  • Who have a genuine love for positively impacting the world around them
  • Who are kind, patient, and have a great sense of humor
  • Who have a love for the outdoors and are happy to share that with children.



This is a week day position from 8am-4pm, Monday through Thursday.

Starting wage is $13.00 per hour.

All applicants must be able to pass required background checks.

A Tanager Place application is required to be considered for employment.


Application Instructions:

The application can be found online at or at our agency’s office located at 2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA  52404.

Posted 02/02/18

Job ID: 35048109