Summer Camp Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 8:00pm



Santa Fe, NM
United States

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Job Description:

The Summer Camp Educator will develop and lead dynamic, high quality environmental, science-based summer camp programs at the Randall Davey Audubon Center and Sanctuary in Santa Fe, NM for children aged 5-12 years old. This position is a temporary position, 40 hours per week for approximately 12 weeks starting May 22, 2017.

Job Description:

  • Working with the Camp Director, help develop nine weeks of ecology, nature, and science based summer camp curriculum.
  • Lead groups of up to 22 children, 4-5 teen volunteer counselors, and 1-2 adult volunteers for day-long camp sessions held both inside and in the outdoors.
  • Provide a fun, educational experience for children during camp.
  • Maintain the safety and well-being of all camp participants.
  • Maintain a respectful and collegial team environment with fellow staff, and adult and teen volunteers.
  • Interface with camp parents and family members in a professional manner. 
  • Deliver daily camp activity updates to Camp Director.
  • Maintain cleanliness and order of the camp classroom and educational materials.
  • College coursework or bachelor’s degree in Education, Environmental Studies, Outdoor Education, or like field
  • Proven abilities in designing curricula, lesson plans and activities, preferably in a summer camp setting
  • Proven skills teaching children in formal or informal settings
  • Excellent organizational skills, written and verbal communication skills, and computer literacy
  • The desire to educate diverse audiences, with an emphasis on young people, about the natural world and conservation
  • Ability to be flexible, self-motivated and to provide leadership for teen volunteers and other summer camp volunteers
  • Professional and friendly manner
  • Must be able to transport up to 40 pounds
  • Must be CPR and First Aid certified or obtain certification prior to date of hire

How to Apply:

To apply, visit the Audubon job portal and apply online at and search for jobs in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Apply by March 1st, 2017.