Senior Nature Day Camp Counselor

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, May 22, 2017, 5:00pm


Pottstown, PA
United States

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Job Description:

Senior Counselors are needed to lead the following grade groups for 6 to 8 weeks of camp, which runs June 19-August 11: 4th and 5th grades, and 6th and 7th grades.

Education and Experience Required:

College students, or recent college graduates are invited to apply. Applicants should have experience and/or have a major or degree in environmental education, environmental science, elementary or secondary education, or related fields. Applicants with two or more years’ experience in a summer camp setting are preferred.

Must have:

  • Aptitude for learning basic natural history/ecology concepts and activities.
  • Experience and comfort in taking children into outdoor, natural settings.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Ability to be a creative and flexible leader and team player.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Other Requirements:

  • Must pass three background checks.
  • Must acquire current First Aid and CPR certification.             
  • Must have own reliable transportation.
  • NO housing can be provided. 

Required Dates and Hours: 

Preparation week: June 12-16, 2017; 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Camp weeks: 6 to 8 weeks between June 19 and August 11, 2017.

Hours: Staff hours 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Thursday evening programs 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Salary   $8.00/hour, up to 38 hours per week.


How to Apply:

Contact or 610-469-8646 for an application. Applications accepted until the 2 positions are filled, or by deadline of May 22, 2017.