Summer Camp Instructors, Assistant Instructors, and Junior Counselors, Audubon Society of RI

February 13, 2018

The Audubon Society of RI is seeking applications for Summer Camp Instructors, Assistant Instructor, and Junior Counselors for the 2018 season. These summer positions involve teaching and leading outdoor environmental education activities for children, Pre-K to 7th grade.  Audubon has two camp locations: The Environmental Education Center in Bristol, and the Caratunk Wildlife Refuge in Seekonk Massachusetts.

Instructors and Assistant Instructors

Responsibilities:

Develop and implement natural history lessons, activities, games, and arts and crafts.  Supervise campers’ health and safety, and maintain clear communications with staff, parents and campers.  Attend staff trainings, and maintain general camp upkeep.  Camp Instructors and Assistants may also oversee Junior Counselors that will assist during the week.

Qualifications:

Camp Instructors must be 21 years or over, and Assistant Instructors must be 18 years or older. Camp Instructors and Assistant Instructors should have experience and background in the following: environmental education, science teaching, and/or working with children.  Additionally, must be able and willing to work independently, work outdoors and have excellent communication skills.  Must have current Community CPR and First Aid or be willing to become certified.  Criminal background and sex offender checks are required.

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to: Tracey Hall, Camp Director, thall@asri.org; Audubon Society of RI , 12 Sanderson Rd, Smithfield, RI 02917, 401949-5454 x 3011.

Junior Counselors

Audubon is looking for enthusiastic young adults (ages 16+) with experience working with children for our Junior Counselor positions.  A love of nature, the outdoors and science is important.  Positions are available at both camp locations.  Junior Counselors are volunteer positions.  Please go to www.audubonsummercamp.com for an application.