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Board of Directors

  1. Joanne Williams Past-President

  2. Perri Rosheger President

  3. Tom Kartrude Vice President

  4. Jeanne Buchanan Secretary

  5. Ty Young Treasurer

  6. Brent Evans Co-Founder

  7. Lindsey B. Berwick

  8. Nancye Drukker

  9. Michelle Ernst

  10. Cindy Fowler

  11. John Freud

  12. Mark McCurley

  13. Esse Moreno

  14. Jonathan Piper

  15. Darryl Seillier

  16. Marilyn Tremper

Emeritus

  1. Guy Chipman (in memoriam)

  2. Juanita Chipman

  3. Tom Frost, Jr. (In Memoriam)

  4. Roger Hemminghaus

  5. Tim Hixon (In Memoriam)

  6. Joan Kelleher

  7. John Brazil

  8. Steve Lewis

  9. Jan Newton

Interested in a career at the Cibolo Center for Conservation?

Our Cibolo Team is a passionate, dedicated group who believes in creating thriving land, people and communities.

See current job postings below:

Park Ranger

POSITION

Part-time position, 3-4 days per week (4-7pm January-April and October-December 5-8pm May-September)

Summary

The Cibolo Center for Conservation’s mission is the conservation of natural resources through education and stewardship. We provide programming for children, youth, adults, and families while protecting and managing 160-acres of natural areas. Our dynamic team brings passion, creativity, and knowledge to all that we do on our beautiful campuses along the Cibolo Creek.

SUMMARY
The Park Ranger is responsible for keeping the Cibolo Nature Center and Herff Farm clean, green, and safe to ensure an excellent visitor experience every day.
The Park Ranger reports to the Building and Grounds Manager.

Full Position Description

Read the position description HERE.

TO APPLY

Please send a letter of introduction and resume to brandon@cibolo.org with Park Ranger included in the subject line.
The position will remain open until filled.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, reach and work in a constant pace; lift and carry 40 pounds; carry, climb and work on a ladder
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance when needed
  • Motivated and able to work independently
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications.
Apply

Trailblazer Teen Volunteer

POSITION

9am-12:00pm Select Saturdays

Summary

The Cibolo is seeking energetic and passionate teenage volunteers for our volunteer program, at the region’s most treasured Center for Conservation. Cibolo Center for Conservation’s volunteer program takes place in Boerne, TX on our two campuses, the Cibolo Nature Center a Herff Farm—160 acres and many ecosystems filled with majestic beauty. This is a volunteer position that provides on-the-job training. All volunteer hours can be applied to service-learning requirements for school, scouts or other organizations.

Full Position Description

Read the position description HERE.

TO APPLY

Please submit a completed application to volunteer@cibolo.org or click the button below. Applications are available
HERE.
The position will remain open until filled.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • You must be ages 13-17 years old
  • Attend training in guest interaction, interpretation training, and conservation.
  • Perform other duties as requested by Cibolo Volunteer Management Staff
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications.
Apply

CIBOLO Spring Break CAMP-Lead Counselor

POSITION

Seasonal, Ages 18+

Summary

The Cibolo is seeking energetic and passionate Lead Counselors for our Cibolo Spring Camp, the region’s most treasured and fun camp experience. Cibolo Spring Camp takes place in Boerne, TX on our two campuses, the Cibolo Nature Center and Herff Farm—160 acres with 5 ecosystems filled with majestic beauty. The Lead Counselor position is a paid position that will oversee Junior Counselors, Counselors-in-Training (C.I.Ts.), and campers ages 5-12.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Maintain emphasis on camp safety as a top priority. Full knowledge of safety management plan and emergency protocol.
• Certification and training in basic first aid and CPR will be provided
• Provide a positive role model for campers and counselors.
• Directly Supervise up to two Junior Counselors, up to four CITs, and up to fifteen campers each week.
• Manage group (pod) schedules as set by Camp Directors.
• Exhibit high energy and maintain a strong camp spirit.
• Serve as a communication channel between children, adults (parents), and Cibolo Center for Conservation staff.
• Work closely with the Camp Directors to help maintain camp organization, safety, enthusiasm, and commitment to the Cibolo camp mission.
• Being familiar with the Cibolo Nature Center, Herff Farm, and park facilities.
• Attend planning meetings as needed.
• on successful outcomes.
• Facilitates camp activities as needed – encourages junior counselors to lead activities whenever possible.
• Supports camp promotion efforts through Cibolo Center for Conservation and community events.
• Maintains an appropriate public profile that supports and promotes volunteer participation, the Cibolo Center for Conservation, and its mission.

Download Application

Read the position description here.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Good organization & attention to details
  • Good oral/written communication skills
  • Reliable transportation is required
  • Previous experience working in a camp environment or childcare is required
  • Demonstrated responsibility and management of multiple people and activities
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications.
Apply

CIBOLO SPRING BREAK CAMP- Counselor in Training

POSITION

Seasonal, Volunteer, Ages 13-16

Summary

The Cibolo is seeking energetic and passionate Counselors-in-Training for our Cibolo Spring Camp, the region’s most treasured and fun camp experience. Cibolo Spring Break Camp takes place in Boerne, TX, on our two campuses, the Cibolo Nature Center and Herff Farm—160 acres with 5 ecosystems filled with majestic beauty. This is a volunteer position that provides on-the-job counselor training. All volunteer hours can be applied to service-learning requirements for schools, scouts, or other organizations.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Certification and training in basic first aid and CPR will be provided

• Assists with nature-related programs for the children in your group with a focus on environmental education and stewardship

• Provides a safe and friendly experience for all children in the camp with a focus on fostering friendship and respect for each other and the environment

• Knows where each child is in your group at all times during the day

• Notifies the Junior Counselor/Lead Counselor immediately if there is a health problem or concern regarding a camper

• Attends daily meetings

• Facilitates and participates in daily camp activities with the campers

• Helps campers who are having problems fitting into the group

• Maintains an appropriate public profile that supports and promotes volunteer participation, the Cibolo Center for Conservation, and its mission.

• Performs other duties as requested by Junior Counselors/Lead Counselors.

• Exhibits leadership, high energy, and the spirit of camp for all campers and other CITs to follow

• Be present and on time to camp during the committed work week and always be willing to ask questions and learn how to be the best you can be

Download Application

Read the position description here.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • You must be ages 13-16 years old
  • Enjoy working with children ages 5-12 years of age
  • Have a general love of nature.
  • Have a willingness to work as a team, follow directions and learn as you go
  • Reliable transportation is required
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications.
Apply

CIBOLO SPRING BREAK CAMP- Jr. Counselor

POSITION

Seasonal, Ages 16-18

Summary

The Cibolo is seeking energetic and passionate Jr. Counselors for our Cibolo Spring Break Camp, the region’s most treasured and fun camp experience. Cibolo Spring Break Camp takes place in Boerne, TX, on our two campuses, the Cibolo Nature Center and Herff Farm—160 acres with 5 ecosystems filled with majestic beauty. The Junior Counselor position is a paid position and second in command in charge of camper groups.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Gain knowledge in camp safety plan and emergency protocol

• Be responsible for up to 12 youth campers from the time the campers arrive in the morning at 9:00 a.m. until they are seen leaving camp for the day with the authorized pick up in the afternoon

• Certification and training in basic first aid and CPR will be provided

• Act as mentors and role models to all campers and CITs

• Work with camp administration to support a safe and successful camp environment

• Meet with the unit manager as needed by the unit manager

• Maintain documentation as requested by Camp Directors

• Provide a safe and friendly experience for all children at camp with the goal to always foster friendship and respect towards each other and the environment

• Notify Unit Manager immediately if there is a health problem or concern regarding a camper

• Attend camp meetings

• Facilitate and participate in daily camp activities with the campers with a focus on environmental awareness and stewardship

• Coordinate daily camp activities with your Unit Manager and CITs

• Maintain an appropriate public profile that supports and promotes the Cibolo Center for Conservation and its mission

• Perform camp duties as requested by the Unit Manager and Camp Directors

• Support camp promotion at Cibolo Center for Conservation and community events

Download Applicationn

Read the position description here.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be between 16 to 18 years old
  • Previous experience working in a camp environment or day care is preferred.
  • Reliable transportation is required.
  • Enjoy working with children ages 5-12 years of age
  • Have a general love of nature
  • Have Patience, flexibility and high energy
  • Demonstrated responsibility in overseeing young children
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications
Apply