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Camps and Family Programs Coordinator
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Deadline to Apply:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 11:00pm
Website:Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
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).
How to Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume with three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Camps and Family Programs Coordinator by February 28, 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
$31,000-$36,000 annually, commensurate with experience