Summer Camp Instructor, June-August
Oxbow Education (“OxEd”) is seeking Kids’ Farm Summer Camp Instructors to lead summer camp groups for 5 one-week day camp sessions and contribute to seasonal special events as needed. Summer Camp Instructors will lead campers in groups of 9-12, ages 4-12, during day camp sessions. As a Camp Instructor, you will facilitate a successful camp experience for campers by keeping them engaged with a variety of educational games and activities, while being responsible for their safety and a majority of their daily schedule.
Summer Camp Instructors will lead and develop nature- and farm-based activities, and will have the opportunity to learn more about organic farming and environmental education. This position would be a great fit for an energetic person who enjoys and appreciates the outdoors and who has experience leading summer camp groups and facilitating outdoor games and activities.
Camp instructors must be available to work all training and camp weeks, see details below.
Additional desired qualities include: environmentally conscious, detail oriented, self-motivated, energetic, and professional.
The Oxbow Education is part of a larger non-profit organization. A commitment to Oxbow’s overall mission and working as part of a team is critical.
This is a seasonal, full-time position, paying $12 – $14 per hour, DOE, with some paid time-off and access to food from the fields.
40 hours per week during training and camp weeks, listed below. Additional weekend hours for Oxbow special events (such as birthday parties or picnics), as needed. Approximately 8 hours per off-week of summer camp is available for planning and preparing for upcoming camp sessions.
Candidates must be available for ALL of the following dates:
The Ox Ed Program Coordinator, with oversight from the Ox Ed Program Manager.
Please read carefully, incomplete applications will not be considered. Email a resume, letter of interest, and 3 references to:
Finance & Operations Manager
Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center
Please write Summer Camp position in the email subject line and include where you found this position in the message body.
Deadline to apply is May 24th
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