STEM/Nature SpecialistAt Cherryvale Day Camp

Posted Feb 16, 2023 Job Length Summer


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.
Potential to create and lead 2, two-week speciality 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.
Interface with the leadership team (Assistant Camp Director, Program Coordinator, Camp Director, Camper Care Specialist, Kindergarten Camper Care Specialist) as needed.


This role is in-person, seasonal, and full time during the camp season, May 22 – August 11, 2023.
Camp is operated outdoors unless weather prohibits it. Working conditions include spending full days under the sun in all temperatures.
We have two weeks of in person training before camp begins.




QUALIFICATIONS Staff members will be required to uphold all current health and safety protocols as listed in the link below. Policies are subject to change. Background in STEM and nature based education Experience or willingness to work with young children (ages 4 – 12) Proven outdoor, nature, and science skills Has the ability to think and act creatively, be flexible, demonstrate pride of work, and is caring about the individuals they serve. The Boulder JCC remains committed to maintaining the safety, security, and health of our staff, students, and community. To that end, the Boulder JCC has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all Boulder JCC employees, with certain exemptions for religious and medical/disability. The Boulder JCC will require all employees, including temporary staff (i.e. seasonal), to obtain and maintain up to date COVID-19 vaccinations. COMPENSATION This is a non-exempt hourly position with a salary range of $15.50-16.50/hour commensurate with experience. This is a 40-hour a week position May-August. The benefits for seasonal and temporary employees currently include a 403b retirement plan with generous company match, and more.

How to Apply

Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At the Boulder Jewish Community Center, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about these roles but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification noted above, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other positions. Applications are accepted online at Once you submit your application, our Youth & Camp 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! The Boulder JCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Boulder JCC’s mission is to provide programs and services based in Jewish values and traditions in a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather to connect, exchange ideas, learn, and grow. The Boulder JCC is recognized for its innovative approaches to community engagement with the next generation and families through meaningful experiences and philanthropy. If you have any questions, please contact Celia Calhoun at or call 303-998-1900.

Contact Information

Camp Name

Cherryvale Day Camp

Job Title

STEM/Nature Specialist

Camp Address

6007 Oreg Ave, Boulder, Colorado, 80303, United States