Employment & Internships: Job Openings


The New Canaan Nature Center is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Development Associate. Provide support to the Director of Finance, Special Events & Volunteer Director and Executive Director as a member of the Administrative Team. See job description below for full description.

Job Description: Development Associate
To apply: Submit a letter of interest, resume, references and a writing sample to:

Laura Heckman
New Canaan Nature Center
144 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan, CT 06840
Email: LHeckman@NewCanaanNature.org


Join a tradition of excellence in nature-based adventures and education!

We seek energetic and charismatic individuals who enjoy the outdoors and have experience working with children to join our Summer and Adventure Camp team. Our camp programs aim to get children and youth "unplugged" from electronics and other indoor activities through sustainable, exciting, hands-on explorations in the outdoors. Our camp serves approximately 1,000 children, ages 3-15, through half-day, full-day, and overnight nature adventure programs. It’s our goal to "Leave No Child Inside" this summer as a world of adventure awaits outside the door!

To apply please fill out application found below and submit to Summer Camp Director at camp@newcanaannature.org You may also include cover letter and resume if so desired.

Questions? Please send email camp@newcanaannature.org

Click here for Camp Staff Application


SUMMER CAMP (Ages 3-7)

The New Canaan Nature Center, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.