Employment

Posted 1/8/2018:

Title: Summer Field Staff

Job​ ​Description: 
North Branch Nature Center is seeking qualified individuals to teach and lead campers ages 4 to 14
during our 2018 summer camp season. Responsibilities include teaching lessons in natural history
and field studies as well as leading group games, arts and crafts, sensory awareness activities,
storytelling and singing.   As part of the camp staff team, you will also serve as a mentor to
Counselors in Training.  All staff will participate in a 5 day pre-camp staff training. As a staff
member at NBNC, you hold a position of great responsibility for the success of our summer day
camp programs. Your warmth, enthusiasm, willingness to share knowledge, and sensitivity to the
needs of each camper profoundly influences every day of camp. We are looking for staff prospects
that not only fulfill these criteria, but also have a genuine love for nature and the outdoors.

Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • BS or BA degree, some undergraduate coursework and experience, and/or extensive life
    experience in teaching/instructing in an outdoor environment.
  • Willingness to serve as a mentor to campers as well as Counselors In Training.
  • Experience communicating with parents and caregivers.
  • Experience in childhood education, environmental education and/or a science
    background.
  • Patient, energetic, fun-loving, hardworking, and a sense of humor. 
  • Experience in time management, planning a schedule, and working out logistics.
  • Ability to maintain a positive and appropriate attitude as well as highest morale character
    around children and staff at all times.
  • Flexibility, ability to work well with others and maintain open and effective
    communication.
  • Minimum of Red Cross certification in standard first aid and CPR.

Dates of Employment:​

5 days of mandatory staff training, June 18​th​ - 22​rd​.
Camp begins June 25​th and the ends on August 17th​. 
Pay: $12.50 per hour, 40 hours per week, 9 total weeks
 
Position will remain open until filled.  To apply please send a letter of interest, resume, and three
references to:

Ken Benton
Camp Director
ken@northbranchnaturecenter.org
North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
802.229.6206
www.northbranchnaturecenter.org

 

North Branch Nature Center
713 Elm Street, Montpelier VT 05602
(802) 229-6206
info@northbranchnaturecenter.org

Open Monday - Friday, 9am to 4pm
Trails open every day
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