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Nature Adventures Camp Instructor - Winter

Position Summary: The Camp/Class Instructor will work with the Nature Adventures Manager and other lead and assistant instructors in science programs for children ages 4-14 at the Museum and at the Sea Center.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Work with Nature Adventures Manager, other lead instructors, and assistant instructors.  
  • Interface with parents during check-in and checkout periods. 
  • Be prepared for camp by reading the curricula and prepping pertinent supplies. 
  • Teach and facilitate camp activities ranging in a variety of natural history and science-based subjects. 
  • Breakdown and organize supplies at the close of each camp day.  
  • Work with Teen Programs participants (Quasars to Sea Stars and/or Counselors-in-Training--youth personnel ages 13-17) to help support camps. Provide feedback and recommendations on teen personnel involvement to Nature Adventures Manager and/or Assistant. 
  • Maintain appropriate control of class during sessions.  
  • Supervise the assistant instructors during sessions.  
  • Supervise, manage, and teach group activities.  
  • Other duties as needed.  

Must be available for the following schedule: 

  • Friday, December 17, 2021 (Noon -5:00 PM, Mandatory Training) 
  • Monday-Friday, December 20-31, 2021 (8:15 AM - 4:15 PM or 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM as needed)  

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience in leading classroom based informal educational programs or related work  
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills  
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)  
  • Ability to work unsupervised  
  • Self-motivated and creative  
  • Dependable, reliable  

Work Environment:

  • Standard educational classroom environment  
  • Outdoor environment, including creek and trail exploration  
  • Frequent walking, may include uneven or unpaved terrain 
  • Lifting, up to 30 lbs.  
  • Frequent standing, walking, bending, kneeling, squatting 

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