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Nature Camp Counselors
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Deadline to Apply:
Monday, May 29, 2017, 12:00am
Training and Experience:
Current enrollment at an accredited college or university for a Bachelor's Degree.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience and enjoys working with children outdoors is required. The ability to stand, sit, bend and kneel frequently. Training provided. Must be able to attend staff training in June, and be available through the duration of camp, mid June, generally through mid August.Camps run Monday - Friday. Camps begin June 26, 2017.
Leads camp/camping programs in a variety of Park District parks or at the two site based nature centers. Accompanies groups of children on field trips to education institutions, public functions or recreational activities. Supervises children to ensure their safety and well being. Leads and participates in games. Reads, explores and teaches crafts, songs and similar recreation activities. Brings supplies and equipment necessary for activities. Assists with camp preparation, clean up and wrap up. Good communication skills.