The Shield Ranch Foundation, the parent organization of El Ranchito, is looking for a Program Director who will also be the El Ranchito Director.

Click HERE to see the Shield Ranch Foundation Program Director job description

2017 El Ranchito Staff Positions have all been filled. Check back again in February for the 2018 jobs!

Nature Discovery Camp 2017

NDC Director – Filled
NDC Assistant Director – Filled
NDC Counselor – Filled
NDC Counselor in Training – Filled
NDC Junior Counselor – Filled
Program Assistant – Filled

Conservation Corps 2017

Conservation Corps Director – Filled
Conservation Corps Project Coordinator – Filled
Conservation Corps Crew Leader – Filled
Program Assistant – Filled

Gulf Coast Expedition 2017

Gulf Coast Expedition Program Coordinator – Filled

2017 Staff Application

Return applications, cover letters, and resumes by email to: Or send by mail per instructions on application.

Important Dates

Hire dates for staff positions vary depending on position. All positions include paid staff training, set-up time before camp sessions begin, end-of-camp evaluation, and take-down after camp. We will begin hiring staff for the 2017 camp season in January 2017.