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Summer Nature Day Camp Counselor

Cincinnati Parks Cincinnati, Ohio
Deadline May 10, 2019
Job Type Seasonal / temporary

Summer Camp Staff Needed in Cincinnati Parks!
* Full day of paid training on 6/2 and 6/3 - 6/7 from 9:00am - 3:30pm.  
* $10.44 per hour, no benefits, but a variety of skills gained.
* Must be available to work June 2 - August 2.                            

NATURECAMP IN THE PARKS     

* A nature-oriented daycamp program, ages 5 - 12, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks. *  Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. * Develop your own lesson plans that include daily hikes, educational games, crafts and other nature activities for 12 campers per staff person each week. * Must work 9am - 3:30pm (Mon. - Fri.) and select Thursdays until 5 pm; up to 35 - 38 hrs/wk.

PRESCHOOL DISCOVERY MORNINGS        

* A nature-oriented preschool program, ages 3 ½ - 5, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks (same as above). * Early Childhood Education majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. * Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature activities for 8 campers per staff person each week. * Must work from 8:45am - 12:45pm (Mon. - Fri.), and select Thursdays until 2pm, up to 20 - 25 hrs/wk.         

NATURE NEXT DOOR

* An award-winning, grant-funded program that visits 4 inner-city parks each week. * Work with a team to provide educational crafts, games and other hands-on activities for inner-city youth ages 4 - 13. Lesson plans are already created. * Education or Social Services majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. * Must work core hours from 9am - 2:30pm (Mon. - Fridays), about 23 - 26 hrs/wk.

CAMPS AT NATURE CENTERS                        

* A nature-oriented daycamp program with set age ranges and themes that change weekly. Staff will work with campers from preschool to middle school age. *  Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred. * Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature and science activities for 8 - 12 campers per staff person each week. * Must be available to work hours ranging from 8am - 4pm (Mon. - Fri.), 34 - 38 hrs/wk. Late evening hrs or an overnight may be required on two evenings during the summer.                         

QUALIFICATIONS

* Basic knowledge of local nature and ecology and ability to communicate well with children.
* Ability to work outdoors and maintain physical condition necessary for: sitting, standing, climbing, walking for prolonged periods of time; occasional light or moderate lifting and carrying required; occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.; able to hear sounds in low and high frequencies; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to distinguish colors, and the ability to adjust focus; must speak clearly and audibly.
* Must be 18 years old, a high school graduate, and pass criminal police background checks.
* Must have a valid driver’s license or state id; provide own transportation

HOW TO APPLY

Apply before May 10 at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cincinnati/jobs/2407330/program-leader-parks-explore-nature-summer-camp-counselor?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
For more information, contact:
Erin Morris, Assistant Manager
Cincinnati Park Board
Phone: 513-321-6070
erin.morris@cincinnati-oh.gov                                                   

The City of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer.

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