Seasonal Naturalist/Cabin Counselor

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Address:

Wentworth, NH
United States

Job Category:

Job

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Camp Pemigewassett ("Pemi") has a long history (>90 years) of excellent instruction in natural history. A late vacancy has created an opening for a naturalist who would also serve as a cabin counselor. We seek somene with a passion for bugs, but will gladly consider those with other "specialties" and generalists. The person we hire would teach in three instructional periods in the morning and run nature-related actities in the afternoon. Assignments are made by the Director of Nature Programs and Teaching in consultation with the instructor. There are also opportunities to do some instruction in music, art, or sports. We work with kids ages 8-15 at beginning to advanced levels in close to 30 different areas. We have a large and very well equipped nature center that has work space for the campers, microscopes, reference collections and a 1000-volume library. However, most instruction takes place outdoors.The camp sits on 700 acres of land surrounding a small lake. We have access to fields, forests, bogs, swamps, and much more. Pemi's web site (http://www.camppemi.com) has an excellent section on our nature program. Cabin duties will include living with and supervising 6-11 boys. Salary is negotiable and includes room, board and laundry.  Must be at least 21. Training in Wilderness First Aid is provided by the camp. Season runs from June 16-August 13

Position Start Date:

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Job Duration:

Seasonal

How to Apply:

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Dr. R. Laurence Davis, Director of Nature Progams and Teaching at rldavis@newhaven.edu. Applications should include a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Applications will be considered immediately upon receipt until the position is filled.

Job Compensation:

Salary

Compensation Information:

Salary is based on education and experience. It includes room board and laundry

Contact Name:

Larry Davis

Contact Phone:

(203) 932-7108

Contact Email:

rldavis@newhaven.edu