Summer Day Camp Assistant (May-August)

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, March 10, 2017, 5:00pm


Charlotte, NC
United States

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Job Description:

Position details: May through August, 35-40 hrs/week. Includes work on weekends, evenings, and holidays. 


  • Assist with summer day camp, environmental education, and outdoor adventure programs to include extensive hiking, canoeing, and more.
  • Assist with the care and feeding of exhibit and program animals.
  • Assist with customer service duties including answering visitor questions and working the cash register.
  • Present programs on weekends, evenings, or holidays as assigned.
  • Assist with special events, garden maintenance, and other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications: Qualified applicants must be presently enrolled in, or have a BS/BA degree in one of the following fields: natural/environmental sciences, environmental education, recreation or related field. Applicants must have a strong desire to work with children in an outdoor setting and be able to hike 3-5 miles on unpaved trails. Current first aid and CPR certification and knowledge of the flora and fauna of the Piedmont region of North Carolina is preferred.

How to Apply:

Send your cover letter, resume, and a list of applicable college coursework by fax or e-mail to:

Joli Reynolds

Nature Center Manager, Latta Plantation Nature Center

6211 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC 28078

Phone: (704) 947-3069

Fax: (704) 875-1394