Job Opportunities

 

NH Audubon, a nonprofit statewide membership organization, is dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and habitat throughout the state. Independent of the National Audubon Society, NH Audubon has offered programs in wildlife conservation, land protection, environmental policy, and environmental education since 1914. The mission of New Hampshire Audubon is to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people.

Listed below are the current full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal positions available at New Hampshire Audubon.

Now hiring for:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
ANIMAL CARE SPECIALIST

CAMP ASSISTANT COUNSELOR (seasonal)
CAMP COUNSELOR (seasonal)
CAMP COUNSELOR PRE-K and LIT Director (seasonal)
CAMP COUNSELOR PRE-K (seasonal)
TRIP LEADER EXPLORERS (seasonal)

 


TITLE: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

LOCATION: McLane Center, Concord, NH

HOURS: Core schedule to be determined; days vary according to schedule.

SCHEDULE: 20 hours per week, part-time, non-exempt (hourly paid) staff position.  Schedule may vary according to needs.

FUNCTION: This position will support the mission of New Hampshire Audubon: to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people, by providing general administrative support to the President and additional staff within the organization.

LEADERSHIP: Reports to the Director of Human Resources

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Ensure efficient and effective general administrative support for the President and additional staff within the organization by performing the following essential job functions:

Providing Administrative Support to President:

Specific tasks include:

  • Manage President’s Outlook calendar and e-mail and scheduled meetings.
  • Monitor availability of President and coordinate communications with staff, when needed.
  • Assist President with on-line biweekly timekeeping tasks.
  • Maintain current information in organization documents and records; distribute documents to appropriate staff, members, partners, and other recipients.
  • Develop and maintain organized filing system for the President’s office.
  • Maintain an organized, efficient and welcoming work environment (both personal workspace and President’s).
  • Complete general office tasks including, but not limited to running errands, filing, photocopying, faxing, scanning and working in cooperation with McLane Center Administrator to maintain fax and copier equipment.
  • Develop templates and protocol for submitting correspondence and testimony to President for review and signature.
  • Establish and maintain digital and hard copy records of all correspondence and legislative testimony.

Serving as liaison between President and Board of Trustees:

Specific tasks include:

  • Maintain central repository for NHA Board and Committee meeting minutes.
  • Record meeting minutes and attend BOT meetings when requested.
  • Serve as main point of contact and assist President with administrative requests from the Board of Trustees.
  • Maintain files on Board of Trustees members and potential members.
  • Assist with orientation and onboarding of BOT members.

Providing administrative support to staff within organization

Specific tasks include:

  • Record meeting minutes at monthly all-staff meeting (and other meetings, as requested) and implement systems to store and share minutes, as appropriate.
  • Support Membership & Development Department with mailings and special event coordination.
  • Purchase and prepare refreshments for meetings, including monthly all staff meetings.
  • Plan and coordinate birthday, holiday and other special staff events or celebrations at McLane Center or other venues.
  • Provide administrative support to Centers, as needed

WORKING CONDITIONS: Open office environment which can be active and have elevated noise levels with potential distractions.

Education: High School graduate or GED required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: Two to three years experience with animal care and a demonstrated ability to make independent and coordinated decisions.  Must have excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills with the ability to work effectively within a diverse community.

Skills, Traits and Characteristics Necessary for Success: Requires exceptional interpersonal skills, attention to detail, good problem solving skills, solid communication skills and a high degree of organization.  Must have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, a positive attitude, excellent customer service skills, ability to work independently, and a professional and courteous manner.

Physical Demands: To perform the essential functions of the position, the following applies: requires standing, stretching, bending, walking, lifting and transporting a minimum of 25 pounds.  Must be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks under extended heavy pressure and be able to function in a fast paced environment.

DATE:  January 2017

To apply for this position, please mail cover letter and updated resume in Microsoft Word format to:

Director of Human Resources
c/o NH Audubon
84 Silk Farm Dr.
Concord, NH 03301

Or email same to lbouchard@nhaudubon.org

**PLEASE TITLE EMAIL: ADMN. ASST.**

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TITLE:  ANIMAL CARE SPECIALIST – MASSABESIC  CENTER

LOCATION: Massabesic Center

HOURS: Monday-Friday, days vary according to schedule.  Additional hours may be required as necessary.

SCHEDULE:  8 hours per week, part-time, non-exempt (hourly paid) staff position.  Schedule may vary according to needs.

FUNCTION: This position will support the mission of New Hampshire Audubon: to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people, by providing focused care for the center’s resident animals including reptiles, amphibians and birds.  Responsibilities include ensuring that all animals are fed according to the schedule and their enclosures are clean at all times.

ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES
Ensure efficient and effective animal care support for the Massabesic Center in order to generate a positive influence in the community by:

  • Feeding all resident animals according to the schedule and protocol determined by the Program Director.
  • Cleaning all resident animal enclosures according to the schedule and protocol determined by the Program Director.
  • Organizing and cleaning animal rooms and preparation areas.
  • Documenting all activities on animal care on the information forms in each room.
  • Maintaining inventory of animal food products, including but not limited to, frozen mice, chicks, quail, fresh vegetables and fruit, and notifying the Program Director about low supplies.
  • Communicating with the Program Director regarding questions or problems with the animals.
  • Working with volunteers assigned to animal care.
  • Providing outreach to walk-in visitors to the Massabesic Center.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

LEADERSHIP: Reports to the Program Director

WORKING CONDITIONS: Excellent; non-smoking environment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  High School graduate or GED required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: Two to three years experience with animal care and a demonstrated ability to make independent and coordinated decisions.  Must have excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills with the ability to work effectively within a diverse community.

Skills, Traits and Characteristics Necessary for Success: Requires exceptional interpersonal skills, attention to detail, good problem solving skills, solid communication skills and a high degree of organization.  Must have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, a positive attitude, excellent customer service skills, ability to work independently, and a professional and courteous manner.

Physical Demands: To perform the essential functions of the position, the following applies: requires standing, stretching, bending, walking, lifting and transporting a minimum of 25 pounds.  Must be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks under extended heavy pressure and be able to function in a fast paced environment.

DATE: January 2017

To apply for this position, please mail cover letter and updated resume in Microsoft Word format to:

Director of Human Resources
c/o NH Audubon
84 Silk Farm Dr.
Concord, NH 03301

Or email same to lbouchard@nhaudubon.org

**PLEASE TITLE EMAIL: ANIMAL CARE**

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TITLE: CAMP ASSISTANT COUNSELOR

LOCATION: Massabesic Center (Auburn, NH)

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30 pm, ½ hour unpaid lunch, seasonal full-time, non-exempt (hourly paid).  Daily hours may vary due to camp needs.

SCHEDULE: Seasonal, full-time position from June 19 through August 18, 2017 (9 weeks total including 1 week of staff training and 8 weeks of camp).

FUNCTION: This position will support the mission of New Hampshire Audubon: to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people, by planning and conducting daily lessons and activities for campers on environmental education, assisting with camp coordination of daily nature based activities, supervising campers during extended care programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with development and implementation daily environmental activities for 6-9 year old campers.
  • Supervises and maintains responsibility for camper safety and well-being.
  • Assists with plan and materials preparation; and maintenance of program materials.
  • Submits written lesson plans to Director before each session.
  • Assists with planning and teaching all camp environmental lessons and activities for campers.
  • Provides first aid to campers as needed.
  • Performs cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Performs camper check-in and check-out of camp.
  • Provides activities and supervision for campers during extended care hours.
  • Provides feedback to parents of campers.
  • Participates in camp evaluation and cleanup at the end of the session.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

LEADERSHIP: Reports to the Camp Director

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Outdoor camp setting; Excellent non-smoking environment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: College level coursework in elementary education, environmental education, outdoor education, biology, natural history or related field required.

Experience:  Must have experience teaching children, preferably in a camp setting; demonstrated ability to develop creative environmental education activities. Ability to make both independent and collaborative decisions required. Must have ARC or AHA Standard First Aid certification and CPR certification or equivalent, or willingness to obtain certifications; ARC WSI certification or equivalent desirable.

Skills, Traits and Characteristics Necessary for Success: Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.  Creativity, flexibility and enthusiasm necessary with a sincere interest in the natural environment or education desired. Ability to pass a criminal background check.

Physical Demands: To perform the essential functions of the position, the following applies: excellent physical condition with capability to moderately hike, run and climb, tolerance for variable weather conditions, ability to work in an outdoor setting and able to lift up to 50 lbs.  Minimum age required:  18. Camp uniform (provided) required.

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter stating position of interest to

Angie Krysiak
26 Audubon Way
Auburn, NH 03032
(603) 668-2045

Email: akrysiak@nhaudubon.org

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TITLE: CAMP COUNSELOR

LOCATION: Massabesic Center (Auburn, NH)

HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30 pm, ½ hour lunch, seasonal full-time, non-exempt (hourly paid).  Daily hours may vary due to camp needs.

SCHEDULE: Seasonal – June 19-Aug 18, 2017 (9 weeks total including 1 week of staff training and 8 weeks of camp)

FUNCTION: This position will support the mission of New Hampshire Audubon: to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people, by planning and conducting daily lessons and activities for campers on environmental education, assisting with camp coordination of daily nature based activities, supervising campers during extended care programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and implements daily environmental activities for 6-9 year old campers.
  • Supervises and maintains responsibility for camper safety and well-being.
  • Assists with plan and materials preparation; and maintenance of program materials.
  • Submits written lesson plans to Director before each session.
  • Assists with planning and teaching all camp environmental lessons and activities for campers.
  • Provides first aid to campers as needed.
  • Performs cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Performs camper check-in and check-out of camp.
  • Provides activities and supervision for campers during extended care hours.
  • Provides feedback to parents of campers.
  • Participates in camp evaluation and cleanup at the end of the session.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

LEADERSHIP: Reports to the Camp Director

WORKING CONDITIONS: Outdoor camp setting; Excellent non-smoking environment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: College level coursework in elementary education, environmental education, outdoor education, biology, natural history or related field required.

Experience: Must have experience teaching children, preferably in a camp setting; demonstrated ability to develop creative environmental education activities. Ability to make both independent and collaborative decisions required. Must have ARC or AHA Standard First Aid certification and CPR certification or equivalent, or willingness to obtain certifications; ARC WSI certification or equivalent desirable.

Skills, Traits and Characteristics Necessary for Success: Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.  Creativity, flexibility and enthusiasm necessary with a sincere interest in the natural environment or education desired. Ability to pass a criminal background check.

Physical Demands: To perform the essential functions of the position, the following applies: excellent physical condition with capability to moderately hike, run and climb, tolerance for variable weather conditions, ability to work in an outdoor setting and able to lift up to 50 lbs.  Minimum age required:  18. Camp uniform (provided) required.

DATE: January 2017

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter stating position of interest to

Angie Krysiak
26 Audubon Way
Auburn, NH 03032
(603) 668-2045

Email: akrysiak@nhaudubon.org

 

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TITLE: CAMP COUNSELOR – Pre-K and LIT Director

LOCATION: Massabesic Center (Auburn, NH)

HOURS: 4 weeks at 20 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, seasonal part-time, non-exempt (hourly paid).  5 weeks at 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, seasonal full-time, non-exempt (hourly paid). Daily hours may vary due to camp needs.

SCHEDULE: Seasonal –9 total weeks-1 staff training (June 19-23) and 8 weeks of camp (June 26-Aug 18)

FUNCTION: This position will support the mission of New Hampshire Audubon: to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people, by planning and conducting daily lessons and activities for campers on environmental education, assisting with camp coordination of daily nature based activities, and by planning and conducting daily lessons and activities on nature and leadership for Leaders-In-Training (LIT).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and implements daily environmental activities for 4-6 year old campers.
  • Develops and implements daily leadership development activities for 13-15 year old LITs.
  • Works with Assistant Director to supervise and educate LITs.
  • Supervises and maintains responsibility for camper safety and well-being.
  • Assists with plan and materials preparation; and maintenance of program materials.
  • Submits written lesson plans to Director before each session.
  • Assists with planning and teaching of all camp environmental lessons and activities for campers.
  • Provides first aid to campers as needed.
  • Performs cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Performs camper check-in and check-out of camp.
  • Provides feedback to camper parents.
  • Participates in camp evaluation and cleanup at the end of the session.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

LEADERSHIP: Reports to the Camp Director

WORKING CONDITIONS: Outdoor camp setting; Excellent non-smoking environment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: College level coursework in elementary education, environmental education, outdoor education, biology, natural history or related field required.

Experience: Must have experience teaching children, preferably pre-school and pre-teen age groups and preferably in a camp setting; demonstrated ability to develop creative environmental education and leadership development activities.  Ability to make both independent and collaborative decisions required.  Must have ARC or AHA Standard First Aid certification and CPR certification or equivalent, or willingness to obtain certifications; ARC WSI certification or equivalent desirable.

Skills, Traits and Characteristics Necessary for Success: Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.  Creativity, flexibility and enthusiasm necessary with a sincere interest in the natural environment or education desired. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Physical Demands: To perform the essential functions of the position, the following applies: excellent physical condition with capability to moderately hike, run and climb, tolerance for variable weather conditions, ability to work in an outdoor setting and able to lift up to 50 lbs.  Minimum age required:  18. Camp uniform (provided) required.

DATE:  January 2017

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter stating position of interest to

Angie Krysiak
26 Audubon Way
Auburn, NH 03032
(603) 668-2045

Email: akrysiak@nhaudubon.org

 

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TITLE:  CAMP COUNSELOR – Pre-K

LOCATION: Massabesic Center (Auburn, NH)

HOURS: 20 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, seasonal part-time, non-exempt (hourly paid).  Daily hours may vary due to camp needs.

SCHEDULE: Seasonal –5 total weeks-1 staff training (June 19-23) and 4 weeks of camp (July 10-Aug 4)

FUNCTION: This position will support the mission of New Hampshire Audubon: to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people, by planning and conducting daily lessons and activities for campers on environmental education, and assisting with camp coordination of daily nature based activities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and implements daily environmental activities for 4-6 year old campers.
  • Supervises and maintains responsibility for camper safety and well-being.
  • Assists with plan and materials preparation; and maintenance of program materials.
  • Submits written lesson plans to Director before each session.
  • Assists with planning and teaching of all camp environmental lessons and activities for campers.
  • Provides first aid to campers as needed.
  • Performs cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Performs camper check-in and check-out of camp.
  • Provides feedback to camper parents.
  • Participates in camp evaluation and cleanup at the end of the session.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

LEADERSHIP: Reports to the Camp Director

WORKING CONDITIONS: Outdoor camp setting; Excellent non-smoking environment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: College level coursework in elementary education, environmental education, outdoor education, biology, natural history or related field required.

Experience: Must have experience teaching children, preferably pre-school age and preferably in a camp setting; demonstrated ability to develop creative environmental education activities.  Ability to make both independent and collaborative decisions required.  Must have ARC or AHA Standard First Aid certification and CPR certification or equivalent, or willingness to obtain certifications; ARC WSI certification or equivalent desirable.

Skills, Traits and Characteristics Necessary for Success: Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.  Creativity, flexibility and enthusiasm necessary with a sincere interest in the natural environment or education desired. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Physical Demands: To perform the essential functions of the position, the following applies: excellent physical condition with capability to moderately hike, run and climb, tolerance for variable weather conditions, ability to work in an outdoor setting and able to lift up to 50 lbs.  Minimum age required:  18. Camp uniform (provided) required.

DATE: January 2017

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter stating position of interest to

Angie Krysiak
26 Audubon Way
Auburn, NH 03032
(603) 668-2045

Email: akrysiak@nhaudubon.org

 

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TITLE: TRIP LEADER- EXPLORERS

LOCATION: Massabesic Center (Auburn, NH)

HOURS: 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm with a paid lunch. Non-exempt (hourly) position.

SCHEDULE: Seasonal –June 19-Aug 18, 2017; 1 week of staff training and 8 weeks of camp.

FUNCTION: This position will support the mission of New Hampshire Audubon: to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people, by co-leading groups of up to 13 campers (ages 10-12) for environmental day camp which includes driving a van and traveling to various locations within New Hampshire for environmental education immersion experiences with a focus on nature exploration, hiking, outdoor survival skills, wildlife monitoring, etc..

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement daily environmental activities and trips for campers
  • Supervise and be responsible for safety and well-being of campers
  • Submit written lesson plans to Camp Director before each camp session
  • Coordinate with places to be visited
  • Help maintain camp supplies and equipment
  • Provide first aid to campers, as needed
  • Perform check-in and check-out of campers
  • Provide feedback to parents of campers
  • Participate in evaluation and clean-up of camp at end of summer
  • Perform other duties as required

LEADERSHIP: Reports to the Camp Director

WORKING CONDITIONS: Outdoor camp setting; Excellent non-smoking environment.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or current college level coursework in environmental education, outdoor education, biology, natural history or related field required.

Experience: Must have experience teaching children, preferably in a camp setting; demonstrated ability to develop creative environmental education activities. Ability to make both independent and collaborative decisions required. Must have ARC or AHA Standard First Aid certification and CPR certification or equivalent, or willingness to obtain certifications; ARC WSI certification or equivalent preferred.

Skills, Traits and Characteristics Necessary for Success: Requires exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.  Creativity, flexibility and enthusiasm necessary with a sincere interest in the natural environment or education desired. Ability to pass a criminal background and DMV check.

Physical Demands: To perform the essential functions of the position, the following applies: excellent physical condition with capability to moderately hike, run and climb, tolerance for variable weather conditions, ability to work in an outdoor setting and able to lift up to 50 lbs.  Must have a valid driver’s license and submit recent copy of driving record and be able to drive a 15 passenger van. Minimum age required:  21. Camp uniform (provided) required.

DATE: January 2017

TO APPLY: Please send resume and cover letter stating position of interest to

Angie Krysiak
26 Audubon Way
Auburn, NH 03032
(603) 668-2045

Email: akrysiak@nhaudubon.org

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We offer a competitive benefits package which includes a tax deferred retirement plan, health care plan, flexible spending accounts and generous vacation time*.

*Eligibility for benefits is based on hours requirements.

NH Audubon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.