Job Position Announcement
2019 Summer Camp Naturalist
Pay rate $19.48-28.71/hour
Education: Two years of post-secondary education concentrating in biology, ecology, environmental science, science education or a closely related field.
Experience: One year (2080 hours) of experience developing or conducting environmental education and interpretive programs for the general public, school children and/or youth groups, or performing other similar duties.
Experience developing and leading Summer Camps and/or experience guiding nature-based free play.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, implement and instruct environmental education programs for participants, ages 3-13 y.o, in Tamarack Nature Center's Summer Camp. Content includes interpretation of cultural and natural history, recreation and nature-based free play. Summer Naturalists will work in a team setting with naturalists and youth volunteers. Activities will include daily contact with parents and supervision of individual, small and large group activities; 75-85% of time is spent outdoors. Participation in training and orientation week is required. Perform related duties as assigned.
Season and Time Commitment:
The 2019 summer season runs from June 10th to August 16th and includes a mandatory training week. All Summer Camp staff will be off without pay July 1-5th. Summer Naturalists are expected to work 20-45 hours per week, varies by position. Standard work hours are Monday –Friday between the hours of 8 a.m-5p.m, and may include additional opportunities on evenings.
Please send cover letter and resume BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28 to:
Megan Nysse, Summer Camp Coordinator
Tamarack Nature Center
5287 Otter Lake Road
White Bear Township, MN 55110
651-407-5350 ext 102