Camp Nature Environmental Education Specialist - Camp Walter Johnson

918 Walter Johnson Rd, Denton, NC 27239, USA Req #29383
Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Location: Camp Walter Johnson, Denton, NC

Position Type: Overnight Residential - Temporary Full-Time

Pay Range:  $350.00 per week.

About this opportunity:

Plans, coordinates, and leads nature/environmental activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities and reflect the camp’s commitment to the natural environment.

 

Key responsibilities:   
  

  • Teaches environmental studies to campers to include topics such as geology, soils, plant adaptations, wildlife habitat, basic astronomy, water studies, animal science, and natural history.
  • Be responsible for observing hazards and enhancements in the natural environment and alerting the Program Director.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with prescribed regulatory compliance guidelines as well as American Camp Association accreditation standards.
  • Creates age and ability appropriate nature/environmental activities.
  • Ensures camp staff and campers follow safety procedures.
  • Ensures that the nature/environmental supplies are inventoried, and steps are taken to replace in a timely manner.
  • Maintains the nature/environmental equipment including microscopes and other equipment for safety and cleanliness.
  • Trains other camp staff to lead, chaperon and monitor nature activities.
  • Evaluates the success of the nature/environmental program.

 

  • Participates enthusiastically as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights and other all-camp activities and camp functions.
  • Sits with camper tables during meals and serve as a table monitor when needed.
  • Keeps personal living quarters neat, clean and ready for inspection.
  • Be available to participate and assist with camp programs and activities as directed by the Camp Director.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  

What we are looking for in you:   

  Must be at least 18 years old and a high school graduate or GED preferred.   

  

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:   

Some physical requirements of the Camp Nature/Environmental Education Specialist position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate nature/environmental education equipment and activities are required. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Have a willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering a program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.   

 

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Why work for us?   

  

The Salvation Army offers a broad range of career opportunities, particularly targeted toward those motivated by our mission, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.   

The Salvation Army strives to do the “Most Good” for its employees by offering a greater sense of purpose in the work performed, by training and mentoring employees and by offering competitive compensation and benefit plans.  Whether employed as a truck driver, administrative support team member or the director of a program, our employees understand at the core of their work is the opportunity to be an integral part of an organization that is Doing the Most Good.   

  

Additional Information:

Camp Staff Orientation will be held  June 4, 2024 - June 9, 2024 and participation is required. The 2024 Summer Camp Program will be held June 10, 2024 – July 13, 2024. If you are unable to work the entire program session, please let us know on your application.

All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

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Application Submittal Period: January 16, 2024 – June 4, 2024

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Other details

  • Job Family NSC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Camp
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Seasonal
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience
  • Job Start Date Tuesday, June 4, 2024
  • Job End Date Saturday, July 13, 2024
Location on Google Maps
  • 918 Walter Johnson Rd, Denton, NC 27239, USA