Summer Camp Counselor job opening


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Organization: Endangered Wolf Center (AZA Member)

Location: Eureka, Missouri, United States

Job or Internship: Temporary, Seasonal Job

Job Description: Summer Camp Counselor

Reports to: Education Assistant (directly) and Education Coordinator

Job Summary:

Responsible for assisting the Education Assistant 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 23-26

July 7-10

July 21-24

July 28-31

August 4-7


• Assist the Education Assistant 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.

• Able to establish and maintain good working relationships with other

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.

The Endangered Wolf Center is an equal opportunity employer.


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