Summer Environmental Educator-Wisconsin

Agency
Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Location
Sarona, WI
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$250/week, room and meals
Start Date
06/04/2018
Last Date to Apply
04/01/2018
Website
https://www.hunthill.org
Description
Environmental Educators will work with the Day Camp Director to implement effective and interactive environmental education programs for youth at our facility. Hunt Hill anticipates hiring up to five environmental educators for the summer of 2018. Environmental Educators can expect a fun and diverse work atmosphere that also provides invaluable job experience in the field of environmental education. The term of employment is Monday, June 4 to Sunday, August 12, 2018. *Develop and implement fun and hands-on environmental education programs, particularly for youth ages 5-12 years old in Hunt Hill’s Youth Day Camp program. *Plan day camp activities and other environmental education programs to meet objectives; create strategies to include all campers of all abilities in the daily activities; establish “rainy day” activities and contingency plans for daily activities; develop age-appropriate educational experiences. *Implement activities in an engaging and enthusiastic manner; lead environmental activities and assist others in delivering them. *Supervise groups of 5 to 15 youth during day camps and other activities, including crafts, games, and educational classes, at the waterfront and at a distance of a mile or more away from our main camp; oversee proper use of facilities and equipment. *Participate in first aid and lifeguard training courses during staff training; enforce rules and policies to ensure youth campers are engaging in safe activities; serve as a lifeguard during scheduled swim and water activities (training is provided); participate in emergency action plan training, and understand their operation and implementation. *Assist in the set-up and general clean-up of Hunt Hill activities; assist in the Nature Store as needed. *Serve as a cooperating camp staff team member to help fill in, as needed, with various operations throughout the camp. This may include kitchen chores, general maintenance, trail maintenance, and cleaning. *Complete other jobs as assigned by the Day Camp Director.
Qualifications
• Possess a strong interest in nature, the outdoors, and working with youth. • Enthusiastic, dependable, and trustworthy. • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision. • Ability to work long, flexible hours when needed, including weekends and evenings. • Experience teaching or working with youth. • Possess American Red Cross lifeguard certification, or be willing to become certified (training is provided). To Apply: Applications will be reviewed and positions offered on a rolling basis. Send cover letter, resume, and 3 references by postal mail or email to: Katie Connolly Program Director Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary N2384 Hunt Hill Road Sarona, WI 54870 program@hunthill.org
Contact Person
Katie Connolly
Contact Phone
715-635-6543
Contact eMail
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