Current Openings:

Nature Day Camp Counselors

Oglebay Institute seeks Nature Day Camp counselors for ages 4-14 at The Schrader Center. Nature Day Camp Counselors will assist with the development, organization and facilitation of several camps with a variety of themes. Working outside in the natural environment and a flexible work schedule is necessary. EOE.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Collegiate coursework in education, natural or Earth sciences, child development, environmental education or related field
  • Passion for environmental education/science and experience teaching a wide age range of children in the outdoors
  • Good character, enthusiasm, a sense of humor, willingness to be outdoors, empathy and adaptability
  • Ability to walk over uneven terrain and spend a good portion of time crouched or kneeling to be at level with younger students

Employment Dates:
Monday-Friday (35-40 hours/week) May 22-August 9, 2017

Closing Date:
May 5, 2017

To apply:
Please email a cover letter, resume with three references, and OI Application to Cody Stepanek.

About Oglebay Institute:

OI is a 501(c)3 organization located in Wheeling, WV. Since its founding in 1930, OI has been successful in serving the residents and visitors of the Upper Ohio River Valley by providing quality programming in five discipline areas: environmental education; performing arts; regional history interpretation; visual arts; and dance. These program areas and the facilities in which they reside, are supported by centralized administrative, finance, marketing, and development departments.

OI serves a wide geographic service area that includes Northern West Virginia, Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. More than 90,000 individuals participate in the organization’s programming annually; nearly half of participants are children.


Director of Administrative Services
Oglebay Institute
1330 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Oglebay Institute Employment Application