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*Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
POSITION SUMMARY: Summer Camp Mentors take a leading role in environmental education for toddlers through 12th graders in the Zoo’s overnights, birthday parties, early childhood programs, zoo tours, zoo camp and other programs. The goal of these programs is to instill and foster a lifelong love for nature and animals as well as introduce or develop lifelong passions for activities that tie youth directly to wildlife and/or wild places. Through live animal presentations, games, crafts and Zoo hikes, mentors will help children to teenagers to provide a link between people and nature and meet these program goals. Promotes professional working relationships with both internal and external customers. This position is non-supervisory in nature. Adheres to and supports all organizational policies and procedures and standards. Promotes teamwork!
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
To include but not limited to the following:
Must be a self-starter, take initiative, possess a high level of multi-tasking ability under high degree of pressure and be able to work with limited supervision.
Must be a cooperative and collaborative member of the team and able to handle interruptions and requests for information and assistance from employees with an attitude of good customer service.
Works with Community Programs Supervisor, WildNight and Teen Programs Supervisor, Zoo volunteers and guests.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical demands and working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To Apply: Please email cover letter, resume, current CPR/First Aid certifications, and the answers to the questions below to email@example.com. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Application Questions for Summer Camp Mentor:
Of the following age groups, which would you say you are most comfortable working with?
Preschool-Kindergarten 1st-2nd Grade 3rd-4th Grade 5th-6th Grade
Describe a time when you witnessed or participated in a child connecting with nature:
Which would you say you are more passionate about: children or animals? Why?
Describe the tools in your “management of children toolbox”:
*Cheyenne Mountain Zoo4250 Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Roa Colorado SpringsColorado Springs, CO 80906Phone: 7194247816
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