Wildwood, located in Rindge, NH home to Mass Audubon’s only overnight summer camp program, seeks an experienced camp professional to take the lead on our teen summer camp and year round programs and act as the high- and low-ropes challenge course manager. This position develops and supervises educational programs for teens at Wildwood for overnight summer camp and year-round programs and is responsible for the hiring, training, and supervision of seasonal program staff. In addition, the coordinator ensures that those programs are in accordance with Mass Audubon’s goals and objectives and ensures those programs meet or exceed Mass Audubon, state of New Hampshire and American Camp Association (ACA) standards. This position requires residence at the camp in Rindge, NH and is responsible for performing property caretaking duties including snow plowing and litter removal outside of the camp season and serves as a resource to enhance the security and upkeep of the property, the security of staff and visitors; and the facilitation emergency response outside of regular business hours.
Apply by: February 1 2017
Camp/Organization: Wildwood: Mass Audubon (ACA Accredited)
Location: Rindge, NH
Type of Position: Program Head
Time Frame: Year Round
Salary: $36,500 including housing
- Must meet requirements for camp directors consistent with state and ACA standards
- Requires CPR/AED certification and Wilderness First Aid or higher
- Documented experience in and training in ropes challenge course facilitation
- Valid driver’s license required
- Must pass a background records check (CORI, SORI and driver’s)
Bachelor’s degree in biological or earth science, environmental studies, nature interpretation, education, or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in environmental education or Master’s degree in biological or earth science, environmental studies, nature interpretation, education, or equivalent and a minimum of 1 year experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with a focus on camp leadership and youth development is preferred.
Knowledge of local natural history, environmental policies and conservation science issues desirable.
Requires 2 years of prior supervisory experience of staff/volunteers and 2 years of prior experience in budget development and management, as well as revenue forecasting and financial recordkeeping
To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and completed Mass Audubon job application to Welch Narron, firstname.lastname@example.org