School Year Program Instructor; Lake Wylie, SC

Agency
YMCA Camp Thunderbird
Location
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$400/week + on site housing + most meals + Charlotte YMCA membership
Start Date
01/16/2022
Last Date to Apply
12/01/2022
Website
https://www.ymcacharlotte.org/camps/camp-thunderbird/field-trips
Description
Positions available January 16-May 12, 2023! Do you love to work outside, have a sense of humor, and enjoy working with children? Spend a season in the sunny Carolinas as a School Year Programs Instructor with YMCA Camp Thunderbird! Located on beautiful Lake Wylie (~30 minutes from Charlotte, NC), the Environmental Education Center and Conference & Retreat Program provide unique learning experiences for school groups and community groups. Instructors teach classes during the week for our Environmental Education Center and lead programs for visiting retreat groups. Our curriculum of 24 classes range in topics from aquatic, forest, and wildlife ecology to astronomy, pioneer study, canoeing, and team building. Instructors teach groups of ~20 students classes throughout the day. Two evenings a week, instructors lead meals and evening programs. Weekend work is required on a rotating basis with two days off per week. Compensation includes $400/week, staff housing, most meals, free internet, a complimentary Charlotte YMCA membership, and a staff training period that offers CPR, first aid, and lifeguard certifications. Staff live on-site with their own bedrooms and shared living space. Applicants with degrees in natural resources, parks and recreation management, camping, and fish & wildlife conservation are recommended to apply. Previous experience working with children is highly recommended. To apply: email resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Paige Crane, Director of Environmental Education at paige.crane@ymcacharlotte.org. Applications considered on a rolling basis.
Qualifications
Applicants with degrees in natural resources, parks and recreation management, camping, and fish & wildlife conservation are recommended to apply. Previous experience working with children is highly recommended. To apply: email resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to Paige Crane, Director of Environmental Education at paige.crane@ymcacharlotte.org. Applications considered on a rolling basis.
Contact Person
Paige Crane
Contact Phone
7047164136
Contact eMail
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