Nature Connection Mentor and Nature Camp Nanny

Living Earth School Summer Camps
Central Virginia~Blue Ridge Mountains
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Are you looking for an amazing way to spend your summer? Do you love being outside and connecting with nature? Do you love playing and having fun with kids? Are you ready to make a difference in the world? Then check out Living Earth School of Virginia for our amazing Summer Camps! "Connect with Nature and Journey into the Heart" We are located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, 25 minutes from Charlottesville, and nestled at the base of Shenandoah Nation Park. We offer award winning co-ed day camp and overnight camps for ages 7-18 years old. Our camp has a lovely river with many swim holes and trails to explore near by. We are hiring the right folks for the following: • Nature Connection Mentors/camp counselor for both day and over night camps (live on site and great yummy organic food included) • Camp Nurse- must be certified nurse or paramedic (live on site or near by) • Camp Nanny-for the directors two girls -age 6.5 and 11.5- (live on site and great yummy organic food included) • Nature Connection Interns-for those who would love to be a nature mentor/camp counselor but, don't have the experience and would like the training opportunity (live on site, includes stipend and great yummy organic food included) Must be 20 years or older for all positions. We hire folks that are outgoing, fun, positive minded, responsible, competent, personal growth oriented, team player, open communicator and someone who is ready to dive into the adventure of camp and make the most of it. This is not your ordinary camp experience. Each team member is trained in how to be an effective nature mentor and our aim is to to see the light in each child and help inspire their passions and gifts. If you love nature and love kids and want to make a difference in the world, then you've found the right place. If your ready to grow and learn a lot about yourself, how to be an effective mentor, and to deepen your connection with the earth, then please get in touch with us. What our camp is all about: Get back to your roots and learn the philosophy of living close to nature, wilderness survival, and nurture your connection to the earth. We will explore the surrounding forests, swim in mountain streams, as we discover more about the magical world of nature through building natural shelters, making fires without matches, and preparing wild plants for food. Campers gain self-esteem, work cooperatively and make new friends, as they gain confidence in both living and feeling at home in the natural world.This is a camp where campers are truly looked after and cared about. It is a safe place where kids can try new things and discover more about who they are. Our season begins with a week long training in deep nature connection mentoring. Dates of employment- June 8-July 6th, with a two week break, July 22- August 11. For serious interest only, please don't apply unless you really want the job. Please email us and we will get you an application. We only respond to folks who send a thorough email as to why this job seems right . And please tell us more about yourself. Only those who stand out and seem right, will get an application. We only have a few positions still available and are looking for a win-win situation.
Must have a love for children and a love for nature. Please email us and tell us why this job and Living Earth School is of interest to you and then we will email you an application to fill out. Please tell us more about yourself and why this job is the right one for you. We want this to be the right fit on both accounts.
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Kate Knott
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