Outdoor Education Instructor

Job Description

Starting date:  Monday August 19th, 2019 at 9:00am

Ending date:   Friday November 1st, 2019

Salary:   $370-410 per week plus room & board (when kitchen is open)

             

A hands-on, field position that directly involves teaching and leading groups of students in outdoor, environmental and recreational activities. Instructors should expect full-time schedules that may include weekends and/or evenings for night hikes and special programs.

 

Duties: Plan and teach classes to groups of children, young people and adults; supervise outdoor recreation activities related to schools and youth groups visiting camp; assist with curriculum development and planning; maintain specialized outdoor education equipment; assist with special programs and events; when needed, assist with cleaning and preparation of camp facilities; help maintain outpost site and key hiking trails; occasionally lead or assist hikes, camp-outs, night hike programs, or boat trips.

 

Requirements: Associate or Bachelor’s Degree or major in Environmental Science, Education, Recreation, Biology, Botany or relevant experience; must be comfortable outdoors and familiar with outdoor recreation and natural sciences; capable of supervising children; some knowledge of at least 3 key curriculum subjects (high ropes, low ropes & teambuilding, rock climbing, boating, lifeguarding, ecology, pioneering skills, fishing, nature crafts, peer counseling, archery, riflery, hiking, plant and animal identification, and environmental sciences); first aid and CPR will be needed, we will provide. Lifeguarding a plus. 

 

Benefits: Stipend paid for seasonal contract, pro-rated on a bi-weekly basis, additional to fully paid room and board. Additional compensation for evening programs.  Workman's Compensation Insurance provided to all staff.

To Apply

To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter by email to our Outdoor Center Director, Sara Davis at [email protected].

Application Closing Date: 
08/12/2014
Application Contact Email: 
Employment Type: 
Job Region: 
Job Location: 
Hardwick, NJ
Job Salary Range: 
370
410
Job Experience: 
Not Specified
Job Degree Level: 
Bachelor's degree
Other
Job Starting Date: 
08/19/2019

Job Details

Job Details: 
Adventure Course
Environmental Education Program/Center
Experiential Education
Group Facilitation & Processing
Nature Center
Outdoor Education Center
Job Population: 

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