Camp BNC at Roxbury Latin is filled with singing, playing outside, acting silly and lots more. We are looking for staff members that are excited about working with children and are passionate about connecting them with nature. Each day will be filled with hands-on nature activities, games and crafts, exploration of 50 acres of beautiful, undisturbed forest and taking part in the larger camp community through songs, skits and large group games. Instructors will have small groups of campers who range in age from 5 – 13 and will work with a team of other instructors, teen counselors and volunteers.
Join our staff who enjoy learning and working together in a wonderful camp setting. Camp counselors supervise campers’ health and safety, promote positive youth development, teach nature-based activities and communicate with staff and supervisors. Staff will be responsible for planning, and preparing daily lessons that include age-appropriate nature lessons games and crafts. Training includes natural history elements as well as teaching techniques.
Greater Boston residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Every inquiry will be treated confidentially.
Applicants should be at least 18 years of age, have experience working with young children, and a sense of fun
Environmental Education experience and/or past camp experience are very helpful
Applicants studying environmental studies, biology, education or related field are preferred
Must have the ability to lead groups over rough terrain and be able to work both cooperatively and independently
Demonstrated ability to promote and respect diversity of ethnic, cultural, linguistic backgrounds and, physical and mental disabilities
Applicants must have CPR/First aid certification or willing to obtain (training will be available)
Must pass background records check (CORI and SORI)
Compensation and Benefits
Rate of Pay: $12.00 - $15.00/hr depending on experience
Schedule: Training June 12-14 and 18-22. Camp runs Monday – Friday, June 25 – August 3
Detailed job description available upon request.
How to Apply
Please email resume, cover letter, and names and phone numbers of 3 references to:
Boston Nature Center
500 Walk Hill Street
Boston, MA 02126