Outdoor Education Instructor – New Jersey

YMCA Camp Mason
Hardwick, NJ
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$370-410 per week
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Starting date: Monday August 19th, 2019 at 9:00am Ending date: Friday November 1st, 2019 Salary: $370-410 per week plus room & board (when kitchen is open) A hands-on, field position that directly involves teaching and leading groups of students in outdoor, environmental and recreational activities. Instructors should expect full-time schedules that may include weekends and/or evenings for night hikes and special programs. Duties: Plan and teach classes to groups of children, young people and adults; supervise outdoor recreation activities related to schools and youth groups visiting camp; assist with curriculum development and planning; maintain specialized outdoor education equipment; assist with special programs and events; when needed, assist with cleaning and preparation of camp facilities; help maintain outpost site and key hiking trails; occasionally lead or assist hikes, camp-outs, night hike programs, or boat trips.
Associate or Bachelor’s Degree or major in Environmental Science, Education, Recreation, Biology, Botany or relevant experience; must be comfortable outdoors and familiar with outdoor recreation and natural sciences; capable of supervising children; some knowledge of at least 3 key curriculum subjects (high ropes, low ropes & teambuilding, rock climbing, boating, lifeguarding, ecology, pioneering skills, fishing, nature crafts, peer counseling, archery, riflery, hiking, plant and animal identification, and environmental sciences); first aid and CPR will be needed, we will provide. Lifeguarding a plus. Benefits: Stipend paid for seasonal contract, pro-rated on a bi-weekly basis, additional to fully paid room and board. Additional compensation for evening programs. Workman's Compensation Insurance provided to all staff.
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Sara Davis
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