Environmental Educator/ Camp Counselor – Older Campers (age 10 to 14) - Boston Nature Center

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Deadline to Apply:

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 5:00pm


Mattapan, MA
United States

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Job Description:

Join our team of staff who enjoy learning and working together in a wonderful camp setting. Camp counselors supervise campers’ health and safety, promote positive youth development, teach nature-based activities and communicate with staff and supervisors. Staff will be responsible for planning, and preparing daily lessons that include age-appropriate nature lessons games and crafts. Training includes natural history elements as well as teaching techniques.

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. Applicants studying environmental studies, biology, education or related field are preferred. 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.

Compensation and Benefits:

$14/$16 per hour depending on experience

Greater Boston residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Every inquiry will be treated confidentially


Training June 17 and 19-22.  Camp runs Monday – Friday, June 26 – September 1

How to Apply:

To inquire about this position:
Send resume, cover letter, and names and phone numbers of 3 references to:
Kim Baker
Boston Nature Center
500 Walk Hill Street
Boston, MA 02126