Nature and STEM SpecialistAt Cherryvale Day Camp
Do you enjoy mentoring curious young minds of all backgrounds about science, the environment, and how things work? Are you inspired to create positive change in our community? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative and supportive environment for a values-driven organization that cares deeply for its employees? If so, the Boulder JCC might be the place for you!
If you like working with kids, our dynamic and community-centered organization is looking to add an energetic, conscientious, and resourceful Nature and STEM Specialist to join our team. The Nature and STEM Specialist is responsible for creating and implementing programming for our Jr. Scientist and Eco Adventures Camps along with Nature and Science programming that will be used in Cherryvale Day Camp.
Serve as lead educator for Nature and/or STEM instruction for the Cherryvale Day Camp Program.
Create and lead 2 two-week specialty camps, Jr. Scientist Camp and EcoAdventures.
Enthusiastically participate in all camp programs and activities.
Maintain a safe and healthy environment for campers, abiding by all camp rules and policies. Assist any camper with empathy and patience when needed.
Interface with the leadership team (Assistant Camp Director, Program Director, Camp Director) as needed.
This seasonal role is in-person and full-time during the camp season, May 23 – August 12, 2022.
We have a full week of training before the camp season begins. Some sessions will be online and some in person.
Our camp is operated outdoors unless weather prohibits it. Working conditions include spending full days under the sun in all temperatures.
In coordination with our health and safety protocols, all campers, counselors, and staff members must currently wear masks indoors.
RequirementsMust be at least 18 years old Background in STEM and nature based education Experience or willingness to work with young children (ages 4 – 12) Proven outdoor, nature, and science skills The ability to think and act creatively, be flexible, demonstrate pride of work, and care about the individuals they serve Staff members will be required to uphold all current health and safety protocols. Policies are subject to change.
How to ApplyIf you think you would be a good fit, even if you do not meet every one of the qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Applications are accepted online here: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/894300 Once you submit your application, our Camps & Youth Assistant Director will be in touch if we would like to schedule an interview. An offer of employment in this position will be contingent on the successful completion of a background check. We look forward to hearing from you!
Cherryvale Day Camp
Nature and STEM Specialist
6007 Oreg Ave, Boulder, Colorado, 80303, United States