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8318 / Camp Instructor
Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary

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Hourly Wage
Responsible for the health, safety, supervision and well-being of summer camp participants.

Instruct curriculum utilizing age-appropriate lessons, activities, crafts, hikes & games.

Serve as a positive role model for youth.

Create a positive environment that encourages active learning for camp participants.

Participate in program activities (class time and outdoor activities) and work to involve all children in program activities.

Develop and maintain positive relations with all staff, parents, volunteers and participants.

Check identification of camper's guardians/parents at camper pickup.

Maintain supplies and equipment in good condition. Report damages.

Maintain a safe, orderly program area and report any damage. Inspect facilities daily.

Assist with the set-up and take-down of camp materials

Assist director with administrative tasks such as processing paperwork, photocopying, etc.

Attend all staff meetings.

Position may include supervising campers in early- or extended-day program.

Other duties as assigned.
* Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
* Ability to interact in a courteous and productive manner with diverse age groups
* Solid problem solving and decision making skills
* Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
* Enjoys working with children in a youth development, camp, or education setting
* Ability to multi-task; follow policies and procedures; prioritizes tasks
* Enthusiasm and appreciation for the value of nature

* Must be at least 18 years of age
* Experience working with children. Informal education experience or past summer camp experience – a plus
* Interest in nature and the environment
* Current First Aid and CPR certification – a plus

* There is manual labor during the set-up and break-down of camp activities
* Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
* Ability to work outdoors in temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
* Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time, bend down and ambulate quickly.

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Education/Teaching/Early Childhood
Professional Entry Level
Eligible to work WITH employer visa sponsorship now or in the near future

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