Jobs and Volunteering


Current Openings

Sienna Ranch is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic team committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from people of color and other groups traditionally under-represented in outdoor education.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Part Time Office Assistant

The Office Assistant is a front facing and central and integral administrative role in the daily operations of Sienna Ranch. The Office Assistant is responsible for managing the first impressions of Sienna Ranch to families, partners and community members, as well as managing our ongoing relationships, through welcoming and inclusive front office protocols and procedures, online presence, and communications. The Office Assistant is responsible for managing phone and email sales and registration inquiries, including supporting parent/guardians to register and to understand our
policies. This position will be responsible for updating our POS systems (Active and Square) and coordinating registration for new and existing families. The position will also provide administrative support to the Sienna Ranch Director team. This position provides timely, positive and meaningful responses to customer needs through phone communication, email,
email newsletters, and in person meetings. This role requires a strong background in customer service and clear written communication.

SCHEDULE SUMMARY

Non-exempt. Permanent. Part-Time. Year-round. 

Average 10-8 hours weekly (2 days) with additional hours during peak registration periods.

 APPLY NOW!  

 Email cover letter, resume, and contacts for THREE professional references to Bridgett McGrath ops@siennaranch.net. Please make sure to include your name, phone number and email address. Applications will be considered as they are received in order to fill this position as quickly as possible.   

MORE DETAILS AND APPLICATION:         Office Assistant

We are looking to hire on a short timeline and will accept and review applications until the position is filled. 

Summer Nature Instructor

The Sienna Ranch Summer Nature Program Instructors are responsible for creatively adapting and delivering dynamic nature-based curriculum to small groups of youth age pre-K to teen. Camp sessions include themes such as farm/ranch animal interactions, survival skills, nature-based art and wild crafts, animal tracking, and hiking adventures. Additional activities will include archery, pottery, woodshop, gardening, animal care, and wilderness skills. 


Rapport-building between students and instructors is a key aspect of this position. Instructors will cultivate a sense of curiosity and discovery of the natural world through inquiry-based teaching, hands-on lessons, animal interactions, and nature exploration. Instructors will model enthusiasm for all aspects of nature and weather conditions and consistently incorporate themes of stewardship, gratitude, and wonder.  Nature instructors work as part of a dynamic and collaborative team as well as teach classes independently. This position reports to the Business Director and Operations Director.

SCHEDULE SUMMARY

Non-exempt/hourly. Seasonal. Full-time (32-38 hours/week).

 APPLY NOW!  

 Email cover letter, resume, contacts for THREE professional references, and answers to the application questions in the post to Bridgett McGrath ops@siennaranch.net. Please make sure to include your name, phone number and email address. Applications will be considered as they are received in order to fill this position as quickly as possible.   

MORE DETAILS AND APPLICATION:         Summer Nature Instructor

Full Time Nature Instructor

This position is responsible for creatively adapting and delivering dynamic nature-based curriculum to small groups of youth age pre-K to teens. Instructors will cultivate a sense of curiosity and discovery of the natural world through inquiry-based teaching, hands-on lessons, animal interactions, and nature exploration. Activities will include gardening, cooking, animal care, wilderness skills, ecology, and observation of nature. Instructors will model enthusiasm for all aspects of nature and weather conditions and consistently incorporate themes of stewardship, gratitude, and wonder.  Nature instructors work as part of a dynamic and collaborative team as well as teach classes independently. This position reports to the Education Director and Operations Director. 

SCHEDULE SUMMARY

Non-exempt. Permanent. Full-time. Year-round. 

  • School Year Schedule: Monday-Friday, 30-38 hours per week, August -May
  • Summer Schedule: Monday-Friday, 32-38 hours per week, June- August

Seasonal Camps: must work a minimum of 2 of the 4 seasonal (thanksgiving, winter, spring break) camps and 9 of the 11 summer camps.

 APPLY NOW!  

 Email cover letter, resume, contacts for THREE professional references, and answers to the application questions in the post to Bridgett McGrath ops@siennaranch.net. Please make sure to include your name, phone number and email address. Applications will be considered as they are received in order to fill this position as quickly as possible.   

MORE DETAILS AND APPLICATION:         Full Time Nature Instructor

We are looking to hire on a short timeline and will accept and review applications until the position is filled. 


Volunteer Feeder Opportunities


Thank you for your interest in becoming a Volunteer Animal Feeder at Sienna Ranch! The animals at Sienna Ranch are valued members of our community, serving as educational ambassadors for our visiting youth. Feeding the animals is an important responsibility that directly impacts the animals’ health and well-being. We appreciate you taking the time to submit an application for this important role!

Requirements:

  • The Sienna Ranch Volunteer Animal Feeder position requires a 6-month seasonal commitment (FALL/WINTER: September-February; SPRING/SUMMER: March-August) with the possibility to extend.
  • All Sienna Ranch Volunteer Animal Feeders must be over the age of 18 years.
  • Volunteer Animal Feeders have the ability to bring two (2) additional feeders with them. Additional Volunteer Animal Feeders must be at least 10 years old and be accompanied at all times while on Sienna Ranch property. Additional Volunteer Feeder information must be submitted with this form. This is a great way to experience the ranch with a spouse, child or relative!
  • Volunteer Animal Feeders must feed the animals within the window of time of their assigned shift. AM Shifts are 7:00-9:00am and PM Shifts are 4:30-6:30pm.
  • Volunteer Animal Feeders are expected to feed the animals for their assigned shift, including during inclement weather and holidays.
  • Volunteer Animal Feeders who are unable to feed during their assigned shift must find a substitute from the approved list. A substitute must be acquired as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours prior to the absence. All substitutions must be communicated to the Animal Care Manager.
  • Two (2) unexcused absences will result in removal from the program.

Join the Volunteer Feeder Crew

Please fill out the form at the link below. This application has four (4) sections:
1.) Contact Information
2.) Application Questions
3.) Availability
4.) Acknowledgments

We receive more applications than positions available. If you are not selected for a Volunteer Animal Feeder position for this season, please submit another application for the next seasonal position. Thank you for applying to help care for our animals!