Jobs at the Catalina Environmental Leadership Program are for people who have proven leadership experience, a formal science or education background, proven community building skills and a love for the rustic and outdoor lifestyle of an environmental education instructor.

To read about life as a CELP instructor visit Working at CELP

Find out how to Apply For a Job

Calender of Hiring

CELP staff members are seasonal employees for the Fall and Spring seasons.  Dates of employment may vary slightly based on the calendar year. The program closes during the winter months due to inclement weather.

Spring CELP

  • Applications: Can be submitted starting November
  • Interviews:  December and January
  • Employment:  Late February through late May/early June.


  • Applications: Can be submitted starting May
  • Interviews:  June and July
  • Employment:  Late August to late November

Application Submission

Upon submitting an application, you will receive an email with additional information about the interview process.  Apply For a Job


Summer Employment Opportunities

Catalina Island Camps operates summer camp programming from June through August.  A variety of positions from skin diving instructor to naturalist provide a fun summer experience.

Click here for information about summer employment opportunities.

Please call or email our office about hiring updates

Office Phone:  (626) 296-4040

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