Seasonal Educator and Camp Leader

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, February 10, 2017, 5:00pm

Address:

Denver, CO
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Other

Job Description:

This nine-month position with The Greenway Foundation’s SPREE program offers a wide range of experiences in environmental education and youth development.  In the spring and fall, the position involves working with a team of educators to lead preschool-5th grade students on environmental education excursions at multiple locations along the South Platte River in Denver, and helping with educational events and related tasks.  From June-August this position will work as a summer camp leader and will be trained to manage a camp location, including making daily schedules, preparing materials, and overseeing and mentoring camp staff and junior counselors. Other responsibilities include leading campers through daily activities, crafts and games about the environment, as well as ensuring the health and safety of the campers at all times.

Required Education & Skills:

- Four-year college degree, or a combination of at least 2 years of college and 200+ hours working with children in a classroom or educational program

- Experience working with elementary students

- Interest in working with middle and high school youth

- Ability to maintain a fun and safe learning environment at all times

- Ability to manage groups of up to 30 elementary students in an outdoor setting

- Cultural competency working with urban and/or diverse populations

- Interest in working outdoors in hot and cold weather

- Willingness to collaborate with other SPREE educators in evaluating programs and developing activities

- Willingness to give and receive feedback

- Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

- Ability to manage a schedule and meet deadlines

Desired Skills:

- Background in education or environmental science

- Experience in a supervisory role

- Ability to speak Spanish and/or translate written documents into Spanish

- CPR/first aid certification

- Certified Environmental Educator

Position Start Date:

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Job Duration:

Seasonal

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to Rachel Steel at rachel@greenwayfoundation.org.

Job Compensation:

Other

Compensation Information:

$12.50/hr; 35+ hours/wk

Contact Name:

Rachel Steel

Contact Email:

rachel@greenwayfoundation.org