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2018 Summer Camp Counselor

Bristol PA

Silver Lake Nature Center is looking for an energetic and creative individual to teach our 2018 Summer Camp. This educator will work with the 6 to 14 year old campers. This is a nature-based camp that is both educational and fun. The camp itself will run for 9 weeks from June 25 to August 24, from 9 am to 4 pm with extended care. This position would be a full day from 8 am until 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday for the 9 camp weeks. Additional week of counselor training just prior to camp required, June 18 to June 22 from 10 am to 4 pm. Housing onsite is available.

 

Qualifications:

At least 2 years of College; degree completion a plus

Background in environmental science and/or education preferred

Lifeguard certification a plus

Ability to work well with others

Experience working with children

Ability to sustain high energy levels and positive attitude throughout the camp

Passion for the mission of Silver Lake Nature Center (SLNC) which is to inspire connections with nature for people of all ages, interests, and abilities through education, recreation, preservation, research, and advocacy.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Keep calm during stressful situations

Plan and implement lesson plans for the 6-14 year old age group

Oversee and participate in environmental education programs for children

Help supervise campers and children during before care hours

Supervise Counselors-In-Training (CIT’s) assigned to your group

Lead interpretative hikes on our trails, arts and crafts activities, and cooperative games and sports

Maintain an organized and clean workspace, including supply closets, office, and areas used by campers

Be prompt with shift times, which are 8 am-4:30 pm Monday through Friday

Be present for all 9 weeks of camp

 

Remuneration for position: $500 stipend per week

Physical Demands: 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle and feel objects; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. The employee must be able to walk on rough surfaces outside in varying weather. Vision abilities required by this job include near and distance vision.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Background checks will be required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

If interested, please send resume and application to Kassandra Archer: kaarcher@buckscounty.org or fax to 215.785.3228.

Please mention how you learned of this opening.

Posted May 31, 2018



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