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Cibolo Nature Center Staff

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

  17. DeVan Watts

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:

The Nest Nature School – Lead Teacher

POSITION

Full-time position, 40 hours/week

Summary

The Cibolo is seeking an energetic and passionate early childhood educator to provide strong teaching, leadership, and direction in the role of Lead Teacher for the region’s premier nature-based preschool, the Nest Nature School. The Nest follows an emergent curriculum with a play-based approach prioritizing our natural spaces as an integral part of our classroom.

The Lead Teacher works collaboratively to provide guidance and leadership in one of our four preschool classes. We are looking for applicants equipped with a strong background in early childhood development or a related field with a passion to inspire children to connect with nature through play and exploration. We are seeking individuals who are joyful, collaborative, passionate, responsible, energetic, flexible, child-focused and enjoy being outdoors year-round.

Full Position Description

Read the position description here.

TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of introduction and a current resume to nest@cibolo.org or click the button below.
The position will remain open until filled.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2+ years experience as a lead teacher at an accredited preschool, preferably using play-based learning and/or nature-based learning.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Early Childhood Special Education or related educational field or 3+ years experience in the Early Childhood field.
  • College credits in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or other related educational field or Child Development Associates (CDA).
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications.
Apply

The Nest Nature School – Enrichment Specialist

POSITION

Part-time position, 30 hours/week

Summary

The Cibolo is seeking an energetic and passionate early childhood professional to provide strong teaching, support, guidance in the role of Enrichment Specialist for the region’s premier nature-based preschool, the Nest Nature School.

The Enrichment Specialist works collaboratively with all four multi-age classes to provide support as needed for curriculum and/ or student support. This teaching team member will rotate throughout the week to support all classes on their hikes around the Herff Farm trails. We are looking for applicants equipped with a background or experience in early childhood education or a related field with a passion to inspire children to connect with nature through play and exploration. We are seeking individuals who are joyful, collaborative, passionate, responsible, energetic, flexible, child-focused, and enjoy being outdoors year-round.

Full Position Description

Read the position description here.

TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of introduction and a current resume to nest@cibolo.org or click the button below.
The position will remain open until filled.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • 1+ years’ experience as an assistant teacher or in a support role at an accredited preschool, preferably using play-based learning.
  • Confidence facilitating children in outdoor or non-traditional classroom setting.
  • A commitment to the importance of play and nature in early childhood education.
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications.
Apply

The Nest Nature School -Assistant Teacher

POSITION

Full-time position, 40 hours/week

Summary

The Cibolo is seeking an energetic and passionate early childhood educator to provide strong teaching, leadership, and direction in the role of Assistant Teacher for the region’s premier nature-based preschool, the Nest Nature School.

The Assistant Teacher works collaboratively to provide support to the Lead Teacher in one of our four preschool classes. We are looking for applicants equipped with a strong background in early childhood development or a related field with a passion to inspire children to connect with nature through play and exploration. We are seeking individuals who are joyful, collaborative, passionate, responsible, energetic, flexible, child-focused, and enjoy being outdoors year-round in all weather.

Full Position Description

Read the position description here.

TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of introduction and a current resume to nest@cibolo.org or click the button below.
The position will remain open until filled.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • 1+ years experience as an assistant teacher or in a support role at an accredited preschool, preferably using play-based learning
  • Confidence facilitating children in outdoor or non-traditional classroom setting.
  • A commitment to the importance of play and nature in early childhood education.
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications.
Apply

The Nest Nature School -Extended Care Teacher

POSITION

Part-time position, 20 hours/week

Summary

The Cibolo is seeking an energetic and passionate early childhood professional to join our team and support our Extended Care program. This position works collaboratively to provide quality and nurturing care for our students during after school afternoon hours. We are looking for applicants equipped with a passion for working with young children and a desire to be part of a cohesive, fun, and community-oriented teaching team. We are seeking individuals who are joyful, collaborative, passionate, responsible, energetic, flexible, child-focused, and enjoy being outdoors year-round.

Full Position Description

Read the position description here.

TO APPLY

Please submit a letter of introduction and a current resume to nest@cibolo.org or click the button below.
The position will remain open until filled.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • 1+ years’ experience as an assistant teacher or in a support role at an accredited preschool, preferably using play-based learning.
  • Confidence facilitating children in outdoor or non-traditional classroom setting.
  • Working knowledge or willingness to learn natural history, ecology, and conservation concepts
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications.
Apply

CIBOLO SUMMER CAMP- Lifeguard

POSITION

Seasonal, Ages 18+

Summary

The Cibolo is seeking an energetic, responsible, and passionate Camp Lifeguard for Cibolo Summer Camp, the region’s most treasured and fun camp experience. Cibolo Summer Camp takes place in Boerne, TX on our two campuses, the Cibolo Nature Center a Herff Farm—160 acres with 5 ecosystems filled with majestic beauty. The Camp Lifeguard position is a paid position that will oversee the water safety of multiple campers ages 5-16, staff, and young volunteers.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Provide supervision and ensures a safe environment at the camp’s waterfront of Cibolo Creek.

• Provide surveillance during aquatic activities to help prevent and to manage injuries.

• Provide rescues as needed.

• Utilize first aid, AED and CPR, and other emergency management services as needed.

• Understand and implement appropriate responses to changes in water conditions or weather conditions affecting the waterfront.

• Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area.

• Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair.

Full Position Description

Read the position description here.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Must have a current certification in lifeguard training
  • Certification and previous experience working as a lifeguard required
  • Willingness to obtain an AED, first aid and CPR training. (we will provide)
  • Desire and ability to work with and supervise children outdoors in the water
  • Good organization & attention to details
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications
Apply

CIBOLO SUMMER CAMP- Field Archery Instructor

POSITION

Seasonal, Ages 18+

Summary

The Cibolo is seeking an energetic, responsible, and passionate Camp Field Archery Instructor for our Cibolo Summer Camp, the region’s most treasured and fun camp experience. Cibolo Summer Camp takes place in Boerne, TX on our two campuses, the Cibolo Nature Center a Herff Farm—160 acres with 5 ecosystems filled with majestic beauty. The Camp Archery Instructor position is a paid position that will oversee the range safety of multiple campers ages 5-16, staff, and young volunteers.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Provide a positive role model for campers and counselors.

• Lead archery activities for camp group (pod) schedules as set by Camp Directors.

• Serve as a communication channel between children, adults (parents or guardians), and Cibolo Center for Conservation staff

• Maintain communication with the Camp Director/Asst. Camp Director – available via cell phone or 2-way radio at all times during camp hours

• Supports camp promotion efforts through Cibolo Center for Conservation and community events

• Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area.

Full Position Description

Read the position description here.


QUALIFICATIONS
  • Current Archery Instructor Level 1 Certification preferred.
  • Certification and previous experience working at a camp in an archery situation preferred.
  • Utilize first aid, AED and CPR and other emergency management services as needed
  • Understand and implement appropriate response to changes in weather conditions affecting the archery range
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in the waterfront program area
  • Conduct daily check of area and equipment for safety, cleanliness, and good repair
  • Certification and training in basic first aid, AED and CPR will be provided
  • Read full position description for complete list of qualifications
Apply