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Nature Camp Counselor -- Volunteer -- Franklin Lakes, NJ

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ORGANIZATION: New Jersey Audubon Society

  • 6 people are interested

NJ Audubon’s Lorrimer Sanctuary is looking for enthusiastic candidates to serve as volunteer Nature Camp Counselors. The Nature Camp Counselor assists the summer camp program staff by working directly with young children in an outdoor learning environment.

Requirements:

  • Must be 15 years or older and COVID-19 vaccinated
  • Must commit at least 1 week (M-F, 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM) of summer camp plus training session
  • Must enjoy working with children and youth
  • Willing to occasionally be in leadership roles with children and youth
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to a diverse group of people
  • Able to accept direction and constructive feedback
  • Enjoy working outdoors and appreciating nature
  • Must have reliable transportation

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About New Jersey Audubon Society

Location:

11 Hardscrabble Rd., Bernardsville, NJ 07924, US

Mission Statement

The New Jersey Audubon Society (New Jersey Audubon) is one of the oldest and largest conservation organizations in New Jersey. New Jersey Audubon helps to habitat and wildlife through New Jersey's forests and farms, coasts and wetlands, and cities and towns. New Jersey Audubon's mission is twofold: connecting people with nature and stewarding the nature of today for the people of tomorrow.

Description

In order to achieve its purpose, New Jersey Audubon, through its Board of Directors, professional staff, members, and volunteers, endeavors to:

  • Develop, encourage, and support sound conservation practices, programs, and legislation.
  • Disseminate information on the natural environment through education programs, information services, and publications.
  • Advance knowledge of New Jersey's flora and fauna, and their relationships to the habitats on which they depend, through field research.
  • Acquire, establish, and maintain wildlife sanctuaries and educational centers.

New Jersey Audubon maintains stewardship of 34 sanctuaries and conducts its programs through nine staffed facilities.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Environment
Children & Youth, Environment

WHEN

Mon Jun 27, 2022 - Fri Aug 26, 2022
08:30 AM - 01:30 PM

WHERE

Lorrimer Sanctuary790 Ewing AvenueFranklin Lakes, NJ 07417

(40.99304,-74.19975)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science
  • People Skills
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Must commit at least 1 week (M-F, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM) of summer camp plus training session
  • Must be 15 years or older and COVID-19 vaccinated; enjoy working outdoors and with children and youth; occasionally be in leadership roles with children & youth; excellent interpersonal skills with a diverse group; have reliable transportation

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