Environmental Educator/ Camp Counselor – Older Campers (age 10 to 15) - Boston Nature Center - Boston Nature Center


Job Description

The Boston Nature Center Day Camp is filled with gardening, hiking outdoors, teambuilding and lots more. We are looking for staff members that are excited about working with older children and are passionate about connecting them with nature. Each day will be filled with hands-on nature activities, experiments and crafts, exploration of the 67 acre wildlife sanctuary and taking part in the larger camp community through songs, skits and large group games. Instructors will have small groups of campers who range in age from 10 – 13 and will work with a team of other instructors, and volunteers. This position may include implementing our Leaders in Training program. Staff members would be responsible for running one week sessions with our 14-15 year old campers and teaching team building, professional skills, and other leadership skills.

Apply by: April 5 2019


Camp/Organization: Boston Nature Center (ACA Accredited)

Location: Mattapan

Type of Position: General Staff

Time Frame:

Salary: $14/$16 per hour depending on experience


Schedule: Training June 11-13 and 17-21. Camp runs Monday – Friday, June 24 – August 31 Applicants should be at least 18 years of age, have experience working with young children, and a sense of fun. Must have the ability to lead groups over rough terrain and be able to work both cooperatively and independently. Demonstrated ability to promote and respect diversity of ethnic, cultural, linguistic backgrounds and, physical and mental disabilities. Applicants must have CPR/First aid certification or willing to obtain (training will be available). CORI, SORI checks required.


Environmental Education experience and/or past camp experience are very helpful. While knowledge of environmental studies, biology, education or related fields is greatly appreciated we encourage applicants with a diversity of academic interests to apply.

Additional Information

Greater Boston residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Every inquiry will be treated confidentially


Kim Baker

500 Walk Hill Street
Mattapan, Massachusetts 02126