Summer Camp Intern opportunity

Organization: Endangered Wolf Center (AZA Member)

Location: Eureka, Missouri, United States

Job or Internship: Internship

Job Description: Summer Camp Intern

Reports to: Youth Programs Coordinator

Job Summary:

Responsible for assisting the Youth Programs Coordinator and Summer Camp Counselor with day-to-day activities during the five sessions of Summer Wolf Camp, as well as learning how to prepare for a camp session. Candidate must be comfortable assisting the Youth Programs Coordinator with multiple outdoor activities and supervising large groups of children.
This is a two month, unpaid internship position. Internship dates will run June 1 through July 29.


Responsibilities:

• Job shadow the Youth Programs Coordinator and Summer Camp Counselor to learn how to plan and prepare camp sessions for different age groups.
• Assist with day-to-day activities of Summer Wolf Camp, including long nature hikes, crafts, tours of the animal enclosures, games and many other activities.
• Complete list of internship experience goals provided by Youth Programs Coordinator to ensure a quality learning experience is achieved during the internship, including our docent training course.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

• High School Degree with intentions of pursuing a college degree in Education or a related field.
• Experience interacting with children.
• Ability to participate in long hikes in hot weather conditions.
• Flexible schedule.

Preferred Qualifications:

• CPR/First Aid Certified.
• Previous camp experience.

This internship is unpaid. Please send your resume and cover
letter to Maggie McCoy, Youth Programs Coordinator, 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.

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