Nature Activity Specialist - Merrimack Parks & Recreation / Naticook Day Camp


Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: To Coordinate and lead the Nature/Environmental Education program at Naticook Day Camp, and to help maintain standards that lead to a quality program.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Day Camp Director

• Develop, plan and lead the Summer Nature/Environmental Education Program
• Develop different projects that will fit into allotted time period
• Assist in conducting initial and end-of-season inventory, storing, and keeping equipment in good condition.
• Assist in teaching staff their responsibilities in activity during staff training
• Conduct daily check of facilities and equipment in program area for safety, cleanliness and good repair
• Submit orders for equipment and supplies when needed
• Teach and monitor proper use of equipment
• Assist in packing all materials and supplies at end of the season
• Evaluate current season and make recommendations for following season
• Other duties may be assigned and required .

• Training and experience in Nature/Environmental Education
• Ability to create lesson plans for campers of all ages
• Desire and ability to work with children outdoors
• Good character, integrity, and adaptability
• Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control
• Abilities to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.
• Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.
• Ability to work with different age and skill levels.

Apply by: March 27 2015


Camp/Organization: Merrimack Parks & Recreation / Naticook Day Camp (ACA Accredited)

Location: Merrimack, NH

Type of Position: Specialized Activity Leader

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: $7.62/hr


High School graduate or equivalent, or at least 18 years of age


Experience teaching Nature/Environmental Activities CPR / AED Certification Standard First Aid

Additional Information

Position runs from June 22nd - August, 14 2015


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Matt Casparius

116 Naticook Road
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054