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Barrier Island Naturalist Application 2020-2021

Dear Barrier Island Staff Applicant

Thank you so much for considering applying to join our team as a seasonal naturalist! We really appreciate you taking the time to prayerfully consider whether or not this is God's call for you. We want you to know that we will also prayerfully consider each and every application too.

Below is the updated Naturalist Job Description for your reference during the application.

St. Christopher Camp and Conference Center is seeking committed Christian Naturalists for the 2020 school year with the Barrier Island Environmental Education Program.  St. Christopher is run by The Anglican Diocese of South Carolina and is located 25 miles south of Charleston on Seabrook Island. The campus includes nearly one mile of beach, 100 acres of salt marsh, 200 acres of undisturbed maritime forest, two freshwater ponds, and a freshwater swamp. The year will provide an opportunity to not only gain valuable environmental education experience, but also learn how to be a minister through all walks of life.

Position Duration:
Tentative Dates: Currently hiring for this Spring (February 1 - May 14, 2021).

Teach and lead day and evening classes on beach, dune, salt marsh and maritime forest ecosystems.  Other topics of study include herpetology, sharks, marine mammals, birding, orienteering and team-building.  Assist in weekly work teams - Herpetarium, Aquarium, grounds/trails, garden or curriculum.  and other programs as assigned.  Naturalists aid housekeeping staff for one morning each week to help maintain the center.  There may be opportunities for weekend work with other programs and guests for additional pay ($20/hr).  Weekly attendance to the staff bible study, prayer and worship meetings is required.

BA/BS in education or biology/environmental science related fields is ideal. Teaching interest and ability with elementary and middle school aged students and a strong committed love for Jesus is of utmost importance.

Pay & Benefits:
$285 / week
Beach-Side Housing (individual room) and food provided
Free WiFi throughout house

Professional Development throughout season.

Good luck and God bless you in your application process. Please let me know if you have further questions by calling me at (843) 768-1337, or e-mailing me at

Yours in Christ,
Teri Hiers
Director of Student Ministries

St. Christopher Camp & Conference Center
2810 Seabrook Island Road
Johns Island, SC 29455