NATURE COUNSELOR

Everwood Day Camp ( learn more )

Sharon , Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2773321
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 29, 2017
  • Starting Date: June 25, 2018

Job Description

Working as one of Camp's Nature Instructors you will provide instruction for children, aged from 6 to 15. You will be responsible for running 35 minute activity periods for groups of around 15 children at a time, assisted by 1 or 2 of their counselors. This Nature Instructor position is perfectly suited to a student or teacher (or similar) who has some nature interest and/or experience. Spend the summer in the fresh air, in the woods and on a big, beautiful archery range working with children! Equal Opportunity Employer.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

ESSENTIAL

An enthusiastic, motivated, warm, friendly, caring individual.
The ability to communicate, through patience and clarity, with children and co-workers.
Knowledge of Nature

PREFERRED

Experience of working with children
Education or experience teaching about nature

DATES, HOURS AND PAY

9:00am to 3:30pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day)
June 25th to Aug 24th (9 wks, preferred) or Aug 17th (8 wks) and hours are guaranteed.
Mon to Fri each week except for July 4th when we are closed.
Salary range is $2300 and up for 9 weeks of work.
Extra income can be made (up to $700), working as a Bus Counselor or Extended Day staff.
Free BBQ lunch every Friday and free daily snacks.

LOCATION

Sharon, MA but with free bus transportation from all over MA and RI!
Housing is NOT included.
Everwood Day Camp is an outdoor focused summer camp featuring many physically demanding activities on land and water. Staff members are regularly required to walk, hike and otherwise move in woods, fields, beaches, and lakes. In order to perform the job, each staff member of Everwood Day Camp must be physically able to travel around a large rural environment (fields, woods, beach, etc.) over uneven ground on a regular basis.


  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 2,300 to $ 2,700 Stipend
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Art
    Athletics & Activities > After School Programs
    Athletics & Activities > Coaching
    Seasonal/Other Opportunities > Summer Camps/Programs
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Everwood Day Camp is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Dane Pickles
    • 125 Lakeview St
    • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067

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