Summer Camp Naturalists

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
Jobs - Part Time & Seasonal
Lanesboro, MN

Summer Camp Naturalists

Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

Lanesboro, MN

 

Job Description:

  • Summer Camp Naturalists will be responsible for assisting in creating and maintaining a safe, fun, and educational environment for program participants. Over half of the position focuses on experiences with our summer camp program, with the rest in outdoor adventure education programs.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe, healthy, and fun environment, both physically and mentally, to campers and students
  • Supervise or co-supervise campers on-site and on field trips while participating and encouraging participation of all campers in daily activities
  • Assist in planning and implementing daily activities that fits camper needs and interests
  • Assist with set-up, tear-down, and maintenance of activities
  • Teach Outdoor Education classes for both summer camps and visiting groups, which may include high ropes courses (being comfortable with heights is helpful!), rock climbing, river canoeing, archery, and navigational skills. You will specialize in solo teaching one or two adventure classes from our curriculum.
  • Help campers and guests with issues that may arise
  • Assume equal share of housekeeping and maintenance duties

Benefits:

  • Option of internship credit, dependent on college/university
  • $185/week for the duration of the summer
  • Housing provided on-site – includes WiFi, access to laundry
  • Food provided as meals in the Dining Hall or kitchen staples
  • Access to Eagle Bluff’s adventure gear
  • Option to gain Firearms Safety Certification
  • Professional purchase discounts

Qualifications:

  • Able to commit to June 2nd - August 9th, 2019 with vacation time July 1st-5th
  • Currently enrolled as a full time college student (with the completion of at least sophomore year) or recent college graduate
  • CPR/First Aid certifications required
  • Interest in, and prior experience working with, youth in an outdoor setting
  • Exhibit following characteristics: leadership, responsibility, patience, dependability, maturity, positive attitude, self-motivation, creativity, and enthusiasm
  • Ability to problem-solve and think on your feet
  • Comfortable with heights
  • Able to lift or carry up to 50 lbs., sit, stand, or maintain physical activity for extended periods of time
  • Able to work long hours, five-six days a week with little time off

 

Application Details:

  • http://www.eagle-bluff.org/top/programs/graduate/summer/
  • Email your resumé and a copy of your most current college transcript to:
  • Contact three professional references and direct them to our online Reference Form (found on our website). It is your responsibility to make sure the references are completed in a timely manner
  • Answer and submit the online application questions, on our website

 

When we have received all of the materials above, we will contact you about continuing the hiring process.