The McHenry County Conservation District is currently seeking a Summer Day Camp Assistant for the 2017 summer season to assist in leading day camps and other environmental education programs for the public. Some evening and weekend work is required and scheduling flexibility is a must. Almost all programs are outdoors. Site orientation and training in safety, leadership, and camp activities is included. This is a part time, seasonal position, totaling approximately 120 hours.
Work involves working primarily outside in all weather conditions with frequent walking of up to three miles per day that is at times on hilly terrain. The job duties may require the individual to assist staff in loading and unloading 80-pound canoes onto trailers and to paddle a canoe up to seven miles. Requires a sighted individual (vision corrected to 20/20) to plan and conduct outdoor education programs. This work also requires an individual with normal hearing (corrected to within a normal audible range) for interacting with employees and public.
WORK DATES & LOCATION:
This is a very flexible summer schedule but certain weeks and dates will be required. Total hours for the season will be approximately 120. Starting date is early June, with the job ending early August. Employee will be based out of the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park.
CLOSING DATE: April 15, 2017 or when filled.
APPLICATIONS: Applicant must complete an online application located at www.mccdistrict.org. Must include cover letter and resume.
When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.