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Roger William's Park Zoo is currently recruiting a ZooCamp Conservation Heroes Counselor for the 2017 summer season. The ZooCamp Conservation Heroes Counselor is responsible for assisting the Lead Conservation Heroes ZooCamp Counselor as they empower campers age 11-13 to become leaders in conservation through teambuilding and leadership activities, engagement in inquiry activities, games, encounters with wild animal ambassadors, visits to animal exhibits and outdoor exploration.
Completion or pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Biology, Zoology, or related field from an accredited college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of one year of leadership experience working with children ages 11 -- 13. Familiarity with mentoring teens, informal education and summer camp environment strongly desired.
Skills and Aptitudes:
• General knowledge of natural history and conservation topics.
• Ability to make quick, responsible decisions and improvise when needed.
• High level of patience.
• Classroom and behavior management skills.
• Extremely strong communication, organizational and time management skills.
Interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter and resume to:
Roger Williams Park Zoo
ATTN: ZooCamp Counselor Search
1000 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
Roger Williams Park Zoo1000 Elmwood Ave.Providence, RI 02907Phone: 401-785-3510Fax: 401-941-1325
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