Employment Opportunities

Development Officer

Position Type: Full-time

The Development Officer is responsible for working with the ONSC Board of Directors and Executive Director to develop and implement a multi-year fundraising campaign to build ONSC’s endowment. This is a 3-year position with the possibility of extension.

Details and application instructions:

Development Officer Job Description


Program Manager

Position Type: Full-time

The Program Manager is a part of the management team of ONSC and is responsible for the management of program staff (Teacher Naturalists), all aspects of school programs and non-school programs, education and curriculum creation and development, ONSC’s research, conservation, and data collection programs, and assistance with special events. This position is a salaried, exempt position and reports to the Executive Director.

Details and application instructions:

Program Manager Job Description



Spring 2023 Teacher Naturalists

Position Type: Seasonal
Start Date: mid-February 2023

Join the ONSC team of Teacher Naturalists (TNs)! TNs take students into the Ozarks for overnight wilderness immersion programs. For many students, this is a trip that changes their life and opens their eyes to how the natural world is connected and essential for human survival. TNs help students understand nature through hands-on science, inspire appreciation of nature through explorative play, and teach stewardship through a love of the natural world.

Our TN positions span mid-August through mid-December and mid-February through mid-May. Apply for one season or both.

Details and application instructions:

ONSC Teacher Naturalist


Volunteer Opportunities

Internships and specialized volunteer positions are available by request

ONSC Teaching Assistants (Education)

We are seeking long-term volunteer Teaching Assistants to help with ONSC workshops and school programs.


As an ONSC Teaching Assistant, you receive 24 hours of Teacher Naturalists (TNs) training, and you will assist with programs and workshops. You will work with a TN or other ONSC staff - you will not be leading any hikes or classes on your own. 



  • A desire to work with children and adults at ONSC’s campus between Huntsville and Eureka Springs

  • Ability to commit to 3 or more workshops or school programs per season

  • 3-day training (provided)

  • Background check (provided).


Contact us for more information or to sign up.