Job Type

To facilitate inquiry-based, hands-on environmental education with a variety of groups, primarily elementary age children.

· Plan, prepare and facilitate inquiry-based environmental education lessons with school groups

and summer science camp.

· Plan, prepare and facilitate recreational activities with school groups. (ex: campfires)

· (School year only) Supervise and coordinate evening activities one night each week.

· (Summer camp only) plan and lead hands-on science activity during daily free time.

· (Summer camp only) Accompany campers on overnight camp outs once or twice a week.

· Help prepare camp on group arrival days and clean up after groups depart.

· Carry out established roles in enforcing camp safety regulations and emergency procedures.

· Communicate plans and needs to Environmental Education Director and fellow Environmental Educators.

· Set a good example for campers and others including safety, respect, cleanliness, punctuality, clean up, chores, and table manners.

· Follow camp rules and regulations as outlined in personnel policies and procedures and staff training.

· Encourage respect for others, personal property, camp equipment, and facilities.

· Submit all required reports on time.

· At the end of each session, clean up your class materials and lodging space and assist others with cleanup of staff areas and other camp areas.

· Maintain current first aid and CPR certification.

All other duties and tasks assigned to you by the Environmental Education Director

  • Must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in related field (ex: education, biology, geology, natural sciences) or equivalent experience preferred but not required
  • Ability and desire to work well with children of all ages and interests
  • Prior experience with children preferred but not required
  • Ability to work in close proximity with others
  • Patience
  • Love for outdoors – in all weather conditions
  • Ability to take charge and motivate others
  • Flexibility
  • Ability and willingness to be a positive role model
  • Appreciation and respect for all races, genders, cultures, religions, orientations, and abilities
  • Willingness and ability to foster self-esteem, cooperation, courage, kindness, responsibility.
  • Willingness and ability to work long hours with a positive attitude.
  • Physical ability to participate in all camp activities (i.e., hiking, ropes course, etc.)
  • Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first-aid and to assist campers in other emergency situations.