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:
CAMP COUNSELOR (seasonal)
TRIP LEADER EXPLORERS (seasonal)

 


TITLE: CAMP COUNSELOR

LOCATION: McLane Center (Concord, 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. Will need to provide proof of a physical exam within the last two years.

DATE: January 2017

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

Email: kwall@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. Will need to provide proof of a physical exam within the last two years.

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.