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Endangered Wolf Center

Summer Camp Counselor

Organization: Endangered Wolf Center (AZA Member)

Location: Eureka, Missouri, United States

Job or Internship: Temporary, Seasonal Job

Job Description: Summer Camp Counselor

Reports to: Youth Programs Coordinator

Job Summary:

Responsible for assisting the Youth Programs Coordinator 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 for 40 hours per week from June 1, 2017 to July 28, 2017.

Responsibilities:

• Assist the Youth Programs Coordinator with the planning and preparation of seven 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:

• Previous camp experience.

• Experience supervising children.

• Ability to lead and participate in long hikes in hot weather conditions.

• Flexible schedule.

• Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other departments.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Two years of college or more toward an education degree, wildlife biology degree or other related field.

• CPR/First Aid Certified.

• Knowledge of the Endangered Wolf Center.  Docent status at the Center would be very helpful.

To apply please send cover letter and resume to Ashley Rearden, Director of Education, at arearden@endangeredwolfcenter.org.  Due to the volume of applicants phone calls will not be returned.  Those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted before April 28, 2017.

Salary

$8 per hour

How to Apply

To apply please send cover letter and resume to Ashley Rearden, Director of Education, at arearden@endangeredwolfcenter.org. Due to the volume of applicants phone calls will not be returned. Those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted before April 28, 2017.

Endangered Wolf Center
6750 Tyson Valley Rd.
Eureka, MO 63025

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