Environmental Educator/ Camp Counselor – Younger Campers (age 5 to 9) - Boston Nature Center - Mass Audubon's Boston Nature Center Camp

 

Job Description

The Boston Nature Center Day Camp is filled with singing, playing outside, acting silly and lots more. We are looking for staff members that are excited about working with children and are passionate about connecting them with nature. Each day will be filled with hands-on nature activities, games 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 5 – 9 and will work with a team of other instructors, teen counselors and volunteers. Join our staff who enjoy learning and working together in a wonderful camp setting. Camp counselors supervise campers’ health and safety, promote positive youth development, teach nature-based activities and communicate with staff and supervisors. Staff will be responsible for planning, and preparing daily lessons that include age-appropriate nature lessons games and crafts. Training includes natural history elements as well as teaching techniques.

Apply by: April 2 2019

Details

Camp/Organization: Mass Audubon's Boston Nature Center Camp (ACA Accredited)

Location: Mattapan

Type of Position: General Staff

Time Frame:

Salary: Compensation and Benefits: $12/$15 per hour depending on experience

Requirements

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. 

Must be able to attend training: June 11-13 and 17-21. 

Camp runs Monday – Friday, June 24 – August 31

Experience

Applicants should be at least 18 years of age, have experience working with young children, and a sense of fun. 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

To inquire about this position: Send resume, cover letter, and names and phone numbers of 3 references Detailed job description available upon request. Greater Boston residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Every inquiry will be treated confidentially

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