Join a dedicated team of professionals who are passionate about nature, animals, and education. Currently hiring for full and part time positions in Early Childhood Education, Administration, and Events, Irvine Nature Center is an equal opportunity employer.
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Irvine Nature Center is a non-profit educational organization that offers programs of environmental studies and natural science to children and adults of the greater Baltimore area. Our mission is to educate and inspire current and future generations to explore, respect and protect nature. Located on 211-acres in Owings Mills, Maryland, Irvine serves families in The Nature Preschool, Earth Friends Outdoors Homeschool, and hundreds of school groups with fieldtrips and in-school events. In addition to its educational programming, Irvine has an interactive exhibit hall and hiking trails and is available for special event rentals.
The Nature Preschool at Irvine is a MSDE licensed and NAEYC accredited childcare program for children 3-5 years old. Irvine is also home to Earth Friends Outdoors, a homeschool program for children 4.5-12 years old. Part of Earth Friends, Forest Explorers is an exclusively outdoors forest school program for children 4.5-7 years old. Early Childhood Education at Irvine approaches learning through play and exploration, centering our practice on the natural world and child-led learning.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Irvine offers more than 800 environmental education opportunities each year, including school field trips, outreach to schools and the community, after-school programs, summer nature camp, Scout programs, volunteer naturalist training, a native plant seminar, and countless lectures, workshops, and special events.