Cedar Run Seeks Environmental Education Seasonals

Position: Summer Camp Counselor (Seasonal)

Description: We are seeking a highly self-motivated, creative, organized, detail-oriented individual to run our nature-based summer camp. Focus will be centered on developing activities/lessons and executing our summer day camp for children ages 3 through grade 8. Seasonal staff is responsible for working with other counselors to develop and implement age-appropriate lessons, oversee and manage campers, prepare daily materials and activities and daily set-up/clean-up. Staff will be responsible for keeping a portfolio of their lesson plans and reports to the education department. Other assignments will include performing general education programs (day camp, school programs, public demonstrations, etc.), animal care and all other aspects of the Refuge.  

Qualifications: Academic background (2 years minimum of college coursework and/or degree preferable) in biology, ecology, education, environmental studies, or related field; previous experience working with children and animals, preferably in an outdoor setting; strong interest and enthusiasm for the outdoors and sharing nature and the environment with others; good communication skills with children and adults; and willingness to learn and participate in various aspects of Refuge work.  Must have the ability to hike 2 miles over uneven terrain in hot and humid conditions. Knowledge of local flora and fauna and previous experience working in a camp setting preferred. Canoe/kayak experience desirable. First-Aid and CPR certification required. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Must have own transportation. Must pass a criminal background and sex offender check prior to start date. 

Duration: 10 weeks

Start Date: mid-June (dates flexible) and run through the third week in August.

Hours: full time, weekdays 8am-4pm (40-hour week)

Compensation:  starting at $8.50/hour

Application Procedure: Please send resume, cover letter and two references by March 1, 2019 to Erin Rounds, Senior Educator, 4 Sawmill Road, Medford, NJ  08055. Email address: erin.kiefer@cedarrun.org

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