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Assistant Instructor

Seatuck is seeking an Assistant Instructor for the 2021 winter and spring sessions of its After-School Naturalist Club.  The program engages students in various outdoor educational activities including wildlife ecology, insects, marine & freshwater ecology and hiking. The part-time position may be continued or expanded following this initial period.

The After-School Naturalist Club is held at South Shore Nature Center, 130 Bayview Ave, East Islip NY 11730

The 2021 sessions begin on January 5 and run through June 30. Program hours are 4:00 to 6:00 pm once a week Assistant Instructor hours are  3:30 to 6:30 pm


  • Assist Lead Instructor with the supervision and instruction of a small group of students in weekly outdoor programs 

  • Work with Lead Instructor to plan and implement each day’s lessons and activities for students 

  • Set-up and clean-up daily activities 

  • Care for program equipment, facilities, and grounds 

  • Have the opportunity to learn lesson ideas, science activities and knowledge of Long Island’s natural world!

Position Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have some of all of the following:

  • Experience working outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Experience with students, grades K-7

  • Interest in a career in education or science

  • Experience as a naturalist or in the field of outdoor/environmental education

INTERESTED? Please send a resume and letter of interest to Peter Walsh at




Seatuck offers a robust summer internship program for students interested in a career in conservation. The positions, which can focus on wildlife conservation, education, development or marketing, offer students a range of hands-on educational experiences. Details about the 2021 program and the application process will be posted in early January.

In addition, Seatuck occasionally accepts a limited number of interns during the school year. Please contact Nancy Sorkow at for more information.