Promoting Professional Development and Best Practice in EE
Camp Counselor (ages 5-9)
Deadline to Apply:
Friday, June 1, 2018, 5:00pm
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.
Qualifications: 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. 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.
Schedule: Training June 12-14 and 18-22. Camp runs Monday – Friday, June 25 – August 31
Compensation and Benefits: $12/$15 per hour depending on experience
Greater Boston residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Every inquiry will be treated confidentially
How to Apply:
To inquire about this position:
Send resume, cover letter, and names and phone numbers of 3 references to:
Boston Nature Center
500 Walk Hill Street
Boston, MA 02126