Environmental Educator / Counselor (Spring, &/or Summer, &/or Fall)

Camp Colton

Flagstaff, Arizona

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $18/hour
Deadline Aug 01, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Department/Section:    Camp Colton
Supervisor:                    Camp Colton Director

Salary:  $162.00/9-hour day-shift   &/or  $270/15-hour night-shift  ($18.00/hour)


Each year in Fall, Spring, and Summer, our Environmental Education Instructor / Camp Counselor position available!  It is a temporary position that has the opportunity to work 9 hour day-shifts (7:30am-4:30pm), 15 hour night-shifts (4:30pm - 7:30am), or both, as desired by the applicant and pending Camp staffing needs. 
These staff, when working during the day, are responsible for delivering Camp Colton's experiential outdoor education curriculum and programs to student campers. Instructors collaborate with one-another and with classroom teachers on program planning/delivery and incorporate pre-existing educational resources and activities within lesson plans to enhance camper learning experiences. 

These staff, when working overnight, are responsible for delivering and supporting Camp Colton’s evening programs. They also sleep at Camp to supervise and ensure the safety of campers during nighttime hours if campers need anything in the night. 
All Camp staff support the overall functionality of the Camp and ensure a positive and quality outdoor educational experience for campers, teachers, staff, and visitors.
These examples do not include all possible tasks in this work and do not limit the assignment of related tasks in any position of this class.

  • As a core member of the Camp Colton team, ensures a positive, enjoyable and safe experience for student campers, staff and visitors.
  • Participates in and supports all Camp activities.
  • Supports the Camp's risk management plan and protocol and participates in weekly debrief meetings with the Camp Director.
  • Assists the Camp Director with ensuring overall Camp safety and provides leadership and support to staff and campers.  
  • Assisting with meal set up, seating, service and clean up.
  • Performs miscellaneous camp duties, chores, and cleaning  
  • Manages and ensures the functionality of Camp's resources and equipment. Informs the Camp Director of maintenance issues.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and in all weather conditions.
  • Day specific Tasks
    • Responsible for the delivery of high-quality curriculum and instruction at Camp Colton.
    • Supervises and provides childcare to campers within the scope of providing educational services and general program support. 
  • Night Specific Tasks
    • Participates in evening activities and responsible for the delivery of high-quality programs.
    • Supervises and provides childcare to campers within the scope of delivering evening programs, nighttime supervision, and general program support.
    • Sleeping in staff tent and being on call for nighttime issues or emergencies.
    • Assisting with camper wake-up (7am) routine.

QUALIFICATIONS: Specific training or job experience required before appointment

  • Participates in a pre-season training/orientation class.
  • Current Fingerprint Clearance Card, can obtain when hired.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to provide personal transportation to the Camp site.
  • Enjoys working with children and in an outdoor setting.
  • Motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, team-oriented and accountable.
  • May be required to qualify to drive district vehicles.


  • Current First Aid and CPR certification preferred, can obtain when hired.
  • Current Coconino County Department of Health Services Food Handler's Certificate preferred, can obtain when hired.
  • Current AZ Teacher's Certificate or Substitute Certificate preferred.
  • Prior experience teaching and working with children preferred.

For more information, contact Camp Colton Director Jackson Carranco at (661) 302-7260 or jcarranco@fusd1.org 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or listen.  The employee is occasionally required to move from location to location and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.  Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position, and additional duties may be assigned.

Thank you for your interest in the Flagstaff Unified School District. Please submit a complete application. Education information must be included in the application. Complete work history needed for proper placement on the salary schedule.  If this information is not complete, your application will be returned.   All applicants (including current district employees) must submit a complete online application.

High school diploma or equivalent certification required.  All employees are subject to a criminal background check.  The Flagstaff Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in relation to race, color, religion, gender expression, sexual orientation, military status, age, national origin, or disability.   Offers of employment, contingent upon funding.

For more information, contact Camp Colton Director Jackson Carranco at (661) 302-7260 or jcarranco@fusd1.org 


If you are interested in applying or exploring this opportunity further, follow the link below or find our job postings at: FUSD1.org; HR; Employment Opportunities; Access Current Job Listing; Locations; Camp Colton; Environmental Education Instructor / Camp Counselor. 


To learn more about Camp Colton, see what we do, watch videos, etc., check our our website at friendsofcampcolton.org 

Looking forward to working together outdoors,


(661) 302-7260 / jcarranco@fusd1.org 

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Category Environmental Education, Outdoor Recreation