Job opening for Summer Camp counselor

Organization: Endangered Wolf Center (AZA Member)
Location: Eureka, Missouri, United States
Job or Internship: Temporary, Seasonal Job

Job Description
: Summer Camp Counselor
Reports to: Youth Programs Coordinator

Job Summary:
Responsible for assisting the Youth Programs Coordinator in the planning and preparation of all five Summer Wolf Camp sessions. This position will be responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities of camp. Candidate must be comfortable leading multiple outdoor activities and supervising large groups of children.
This is a temporary, seasonal position.
Candidates must be able to work the following dates, for 40 hours each week.
June 13-17
June 20-24
July 11-15
July 18-22
July 25-29

Responsibilities:
• Assist the Youth Programs Coordinator with the planning and preparation of five sessions of Summer Wolf Camp.
• Oversee day-to-day activities of Summer Wolf Camp, including long nature hikes, crafts, tours of the animal enclosures, games and many other activities.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
• Two-years of college at minimum.
• Experience supervising children.
• Ability to lead and participate in long hikes in hot weather conditions.
• Flexible schedule.
• Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other
departments.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Two-years of college at minimum toward an education degree, wildlife biology degree or other related field.
• CPR/First Aid Certified.
• Previous camp experience.
• Knowledge of the Endangered Wolf Center, Docent status at the Center would be very helpful.

Pay will be discussed in person. Please send your resume and cover
letter
to Ashley Rearden, Director of Education, at [email protected] or by mail to P.O. Box 760 Tyson Valley Rd. Eureka, MO 63025.

The Endangered Wolf Center is an equal opportunity employer.