The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, NY is seeking two Ecology Camp Instructors for summer 2018. This is a seasonal position for 6 to 8 weeks from June-August. Instructors will help implement all aspects of the Cary Institute Summer Ecology Day Camp for children in grades 2-7. Duties include teaching, developing curriculum, preparing materials, working with middle and high school junior counselors, and collaborating with educational and scientific staff.
The full job announcement is available below and at the following link: http://www.caryinstitute.org/who-we-are/jobs
Duration: Seasonal position, 6 to 8 weeks from June-Aug, 40 hours per week. We host 9 weeks of camp and allow instructors some flexibility in selecting their weeks.
Duties: Instructors will work with the Education Program Leader to implement all aspects of the Cary Institute Summer Ecology Day Camp for children in grades 2-7. Duties include teaching, developing curriculum, preparing materials, working with middle and high school junior counselors, and collaborating with educational and scientific staff. Activities include ecology experiments in streams, forests, ponds and fields, hiking, environmental games, nature arts & crafts, and hiking on our 2000-acre property in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Hiring Manager: Shelly Forster
Secondary Hiring Manager: Patricia A. Jones
Reports to: Dr. Alan Berkowitz
Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled.
Starting date: Approx. June 20, 2018. The first camp session is June 25-29.
Number of Positions: 2
To Apply: Visit our website at www.caryinstitute/who we are/jobs and complete our online job application. Please attach one document which includes a cover letter, resume and the names and full contact information (including e-mail address) for three professional references.
The Cary Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Qualifications: Coursework completed in education and/or relevant scientific field, plus teaching experience and certification/willingness to become certified in first aid and CPR. Teachers are encouraged to apply. Must have strong background in ecology and a passion for sharing science and the environment with children.