Ecology Summer Camp Instructor

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, March 3, 2017, 5:00pm


Millbrook, NY
United States

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Instructors will work with the Education Program Leader to implement all aspects of the Cary Institute Summer Ecology Day Camp for children in grades 2-7. Duties include teaching, developing curriculum, preparing materials, working with middle and high school junior counselors, and collaborating with educational and scientific staff. Camp activities include hiking, environmental games, nature arts & crafts, and ecology investigations in streams, forests, ponds and fields on a 2000-acre property in New York’s Hudson Valley. 

Approximate start date is June 20, 2017. The first camp session is June 26-30, 2017.

This is an hourly, non-benefitted position. 

Finalist candidates will be required to complete a post-offer, pre-employment background check successfully.

All candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Position is open until March 3, 2017 or until filled.


Coursework completed in education and/or relevant scientific field, plus teaching experience and certification/willingness to become certified in first aid and CPR. Teachers are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Visit our website at and complete our online job application. Please attach one document which includes a cover letter, resume and the names and full contact information (including e-mail address) for three professional references. Include job code 17010-I in your correspondence. Contact Shelly Forster for more information:

The Cary Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.