Camps and Family Programs Coordinator

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 11:00pm

Address:

Brighton, CO
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Foster the growth of Summer Nature Camps by:
    • Planning, marketing, leading, and evaluating day and overnight camps for 4-18 year olds, including living onsite in shared space with overnight campers.
    • Leading the development and implementation of the Leaders-in-Training program, a summer camp volunteer/leadership program for 13-18 year-olds. 
    • Oversee licensing of overnight camps and exemption for day camps.
  • Develop, schedule, advertise, coordinate, lead, and evaluate monthly homeschool programs.
  • Plan, advertise, lead, and evaluate family programs and partnership events with Barr Lake State Park.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required (unless otherwise noted):

  • Solid understanding of camp industry standards, regulations, and risk management.
  • Solid understanding of environmental education standards and philosophy.
  • Strong facilitation and teambuilding skills.
  • General knowledge of biology and ecology, specific to ecosystems found in Colorado.
  • Specific knowledge and experience regarding bird identification, ornithology, and the natural history of birds.
  • Excellent organizational, logistical and time-management skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and roles efficiently with little direct guidance and rapidly adapt to changing environment.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and possess a strong work ethic.
  • Responsible, creative, relational, enthusiastic, flexible, and resourceful team player; self-motivated, results-oriented, and dedicated to providing clients with quality and enriching experiences.
  • Bilingual in Spanish highly preferred.   

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, life sciences, environmental interpretation, or education. Master’s degree a plus.
  • Experience developing, marketing, administering, leading, and evaluating environmental education/interpretation programs in formal and non-formal outdoor classroom settings.
  • Experience and confidence delivering scientific messages to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience with safely transporting children in 15-passenger and other rental vehicles. 
  • Experience coordinating and supervising a diverse educator pool.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification (WFA or WFR preferred).

Job Duration:

Permanent

How to Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume with three professional references to applicants@birdconservancy.org with the subject line Camps and Family Programs Coordinator by February 28, 2018.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Job Compensation:

Salary

Compensation Information:

$31,000-$36,000 annually, commensurate with experience

Contact Name:

Sherry Nickolaus

Contact Email:

sherry.nickolaus@birdconservancy.org