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Employment Opportunities

Island Educator

The Penikese Island School is currently looking for a part-time educator to support the implementation of our educational programs. This role primarily involves leading our school field trips, with the potential for involvement in other day-trip programs. The majority of the work is scheduled between April and November, particularly during the months of May, June, September, October, and November.  We are seeking educators who are enthusiastic, imaginative, and full of energy, with a genuine love for nature and a strong interest in hands-on youth education.  Ideal candidates will have professional experience as K-12 teachers and a background in the sciences.

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Administrative Assistant

The Penikese Island School is currently seeking a part-time administrative assistant to oversee various administrative tasks. The working hours, days, and yearly schedule for this position are flexible. While the primary location for this role will be our Shore Office in Woods Hole, there is potential for remote work. We are specifically looking for a candidate who possesses exceptional attention to detail, demonstrates strong logistical skills, and has prior experience in an administrative capacity.

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Seasonal Employment

Staff: Penikese Science + Nature Camp

Each summer we seek 5 seasonal staff to operate our Science + Nature Camp for Girls.  


Camp consists of 1-week-long, residential sessions on the remote island of Penikese, located 13 miles off Cape Cod.  Our goal is to empower middle-school girls in the sciences by providing them with role models of women in STEM.  Campers will explore the island, engage with guest scientists and artists through hands-on activities, and play games & have fun!

2 Island Stewards

3 Camp Counselors

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