Summer Ecology Camp Instructor

  • Dear Colleagues,
    The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, NY is seeking two Ecology Camp Instructors for
    summer 2018. This is a seasonal position for 6 to 8 weeks from June-August. Instructors will help
    implement all aspects of the Cary Institute Summer Ecology Day Camp for children in grades 2-7. Duties
    include teaching, developing curriculum, preparing materials, working with middle and high school junior
    counselors, and collaborating with educational and scientific staff.
     
    The full job announcement is available below and at the following link: http://www.caryinstitute.org/who-
    weare/jobs
     
    Job Title: Summer Ecology Camp Instructor
     
    Hiring Manager: Shelly Forster
     
    Secondary Hiring Manager: Patricia A. Jones
     
    Department: Education
     
    Duration: Seasonal position, 6 to 8 weeks from June-Aug, 40 hours per week. We host 9 weeks of camp
    and allow instructors some flexibility in selecting their weeks.
     
    Duties: Instructors will work with the Education Program Leader to implement all aspects of the Cary
    Institute Summer Ecology Day Camp for children in grades 2-7. Duties include teaching, developing
    curriculum, preparing materials, working with middle and high school junior counselors, and
    collaborating with educational and scientific staff. Activities include ecology experiments in streams,
    forests, ponds and fields, hiking, environmental games, nature arts & crafts, and hiking on our 2000-acre
    property in New York’s Hudson Valley.
     
    Qualifications: Coursework completed in education and/or relevant scientific field, plus teaching
    experience and certification/willingness to become certified in first aid and CPR. Teachers are encouraged
    to apply. Must have strong background in ecology and a passion for sharing science and the environment
    with children.
     
    Reports to: Dr. Alan Berkowitz
     
    Closing Date: Position will remain open until filled.
     
    Starting date: Approx. June 20, 2018. The first camp session is June 25-29.
     
    Number of Positions: 2
     
    Location: Millbrook, NY
     
    Country: USA
     
     
  • To Apply: Visit our website at www.caryinstitute/who we are/jobs and complete our online job
    application. Please attach one document which includes a cover letter, resume and the names and full
    contact information (including e-mail address) for three professional references.
    The Cary Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer. It
    is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants
    without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age,
    protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.