The Michigan Out-of-Doors Youth Camp runs a 6-week day camp in the Waterloo Recreation Area in Chelsea Michigan. Our program focuses on getting campers outdoors and connected to the natural world around them. We do this through a variety of environmental and conservation education as well as plenty of outdoor recreation. Our campers will spend their week doing arts and crafts, kayaking, fishing, archery, riflery, forest ecology, water ecology, wilderness survival, swimming and so much more.
We are looking for Conservation Educators and a Facilities Manager.
Our Conservation Educators are our camp counselors. They will be responsible for a small group of campers each week. The conservation educator will be responsible for the health and safety of the campers as well as running a variety of programs and lessons with them.
The facilities manager will be responsible for the upkeep of the property throughout the summer. They will be responsible for mowing lawns on a zero-turn lawnmower, cleaning the bathrooms several times each day as required for Covid-19 safety, fix and repair any broken items throughout the summer.
These positions run for 7 weeks from June 21 to August 6.
For the Conservation Educator:
Conservation educators must be 18 years of age or older, possess experience working with children, and must be First Aid/CPR certified. Must deliver instruction and curriculum in an enthusiastic, safe, and responsible manner. Expected to be with campers at all times and lead groups of 10 children in their day-to-day activities. Must be physically capable of performing daily camp tasks and traversing our 230-acre facility. Experience in outdoor recreation, education, childcare, and an interest in natural resources preferred.
For the Facilities Manager:
The facilities manager must be 18 years of age or older, possess experience working in an outdoor setting, and must be First Aid/CPR certified. The facilities manager is responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the Cedar Lake Outdoor Center. Responsibilities include caring for shrubs, trees, and greenery on sight, mowing the 230-acre facility each week, mining repairs, mechanical maintenance, and janitorial duties. Must be physically capable of performing daily camp tasks and traversing our 230-acre facility. Grounds experience is preferred.
To apply for either position, please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and fill out this online application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VL0wBQRWZqdGZFY3woKCEOoKFzQrTkwk7SlVjpf20Mg