Summer Daycamps Naturalist Assistant


Cause Areas

When

Mon Jun 26, 2017 08:45 AM - Fri Sep 01, 2017 04:15 PM

Where

Alton Baker Park in Eugene622 Day Island Rd.Eugene, OR 97401


About

Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic responsible adult
  • Love the outdoors and enjoy working with children
  • Energy, sense of humor, passion, commitment to sustainable living
  • Previous experience with kids (preschool and/or K-5 th) helpful
  • Background in the natural sciences helpful
  • 1st Aid/CPR training helpful

Responsibilities:

  • Help staff instruct daycamps for children ages 3-4, 4 ? to 5, 6 to 8, or 8 to 11 years old.
  • Assist with and/or lead nature study, outdoor adventures, scientific discovery, games, storytelling, and crafts.
  • Attend training sessions prior to the start of camp.

Training: Training sessions cover natural history, teaching skills, leadership, and safety. Trainings are offered June 24 &25, 10 am-2 pm at our site in Alton Baker Park.

Dates and Times: Summer Daycamps run in weekly sessions, Monday-Friday, June 26th-Sept. 1st. Each session has a unique theme. Camps run either three hours per day (9 am to noon or from 1-4 pm) or all day (9 am-4 pm). (See www.nearbynature.org/programs/daycamps.)

Credit Options: Interns can arrange to earn credits through individual professors or other appropriate departments at area colleges.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume to info@nearbynature.org. Please note in your letter when you are available this summer.

Questions: Contact ShyAnne Woods, Education Coordinator at Nearby Nature: 541-687-9699 x 2 or info@nearbynature.org

Skills

  • Child Development
  • Environmental Education
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Environmental Science
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Gardening

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Min one week (20 hours) -- prefer multiple weeks

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