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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:

EVENTS ASSISTANT
CAMP ASSISTANT COUNSELOR (seasonal)
CAMP COUNSELOR (seasonal)
CAMP COUNSELOR PRE-K (seasonal)
TRIP LEADER EXPLORERS (seasonal)


EVENTS ASSISTANT

LOCATION: McLane Center

HOURS: Days and hours will vary based on needs.

SCHEDULE: 16 Hours per week, part-time non-exempt (hourly paid) support staff position. Schedule will 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 assisting the Events Manager with facility rentals and events.

ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES:

Assisting the Events Manager with efficient and effective planning, management and implementation of all events, meetings, conferences and seminars:

  • Responding to event and facility rental inquiries and questions via phone, email and in person while providing excellent customer service.
  • Assisting with promoting and marketing the McLane Center as a rental facility for meetings, conferences, seminars and social events.
  • Meeting with outside vendors and customers to plan events and facility rentals according to their specific needs and develop a written contract.
  • Executing and implementing contract specifications.
  • Working within the master calendar schedule to reserve rooms for facility rentals, ensuring information is accurate and up to date at all times.
  • Assisting the Events Manager with organizing all monthly contract folders and ensuring they are up to date and complete.
  • Performing site visits for interested clients to provide information about the McLane Center or meeting with existing clients to establish the details of their event.
  • Preparing room setup schematics, as needed.

Ensure efficient and effective event coordination and execution for the McLane Center by:

  • Conferring with the Events Manager prior to event to review details and specifics.
  • Preparing facility for event or function according to contract details including, but not limited to, setting up tables and chairs, ensuring cleanliness, opening building, lighting, etc.
  • Assisting clients and vendors during event and responding to requests with a consistently positive and accommodating attitude.
  • Ensuring that vendors and event guests comply with NH Audubon policies and guidelines.
  • Monitoring responsible consumption of alcohol if served during the event.
  • Serving as the point person for any on-site emergency.
  • Checking restrooms for cleanliness and supplies throughout the event.
  • Conducting all post-event procedures including, but not limited to, kitchen cleanliness, restroom cleanliness, emptying trash, vacuuming floor and facility set up.
  • Securing building according to McLane Center closing procedures.
  • Reporting any problems or inconsistencies to Events Manager.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

LEADERSHIP: Reports to the Program Events Manager

WORKING CONDITIONS: Excellent; mostly non-smoking indoor environment; sometimes outdoors

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
High School graduate or GED required. Completed college level coursework or current enrollment in college courses preferred.

Experience:
Two to three years program and events administration experience with demonstrated ability to make independent and coordinated decisions. Knowledge of building systems and emergency procedures is preferred. Experienced level with Microsoft Office Suite programs.

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. Ability to multi-task in a hectic environment, a positive attitude, excellent customer service skills, ability to work independently, and a professional and courteous manner are necessary. Must have the ability to represent the organization in a positive and pleasing manner and comply with professional dress standards.

Physical Demands:
To perform the essential functions of the position, the following applies: requires standing, stretching, bending, walking, lifting and transporting a minimum of 50 pounds. Must be able to climb stairs as well as be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks under extended heavy pressure and be able to function in a fast paced environment.

DATE: February 2016

TO APPLY:

Please send cover letter and current resume to:

Director of Human Resources
NH Audubon
84 Silk Farm Rd.
Concord, NH 03301

E:mail: Please send in pdf or Word document format to lbouchard@nhaudubon.org

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CAMP ASSISTANT COUNSELOR (seasonal)

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 20 through August 19, 2016 (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

E-mail: akrysiak@nhaudubon.org

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CAMP COUNSELOR (seasonal)

LOCATION: Massabesic Center (Auburn, NH) & 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 20-Aug 19, 2016 (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 2016

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

Massabesic Center in Auburn, NH:
Angie Krysiak
26 Audubon Way
Auburn, NH 03032
Ph: (603) 668-2045
E-mail: akrysiak@nhaudubon.org

McLane Center in Concord, NH:
Director of Human Resources
84 Silk Farm Rd.
Concord, NH 03301
E-mail: lbouchard@nhaudubon.org

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CAMP COUNSELOR – Pre-K (seasonal)

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 20-24) and 4 weeks of camp (July 11-Aug 5)

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 2016

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

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

E-mail: akrysiak@nhaudubon.org

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TRIP LEADER- EXPLORERS (seasonal)

LOCATION: Positions Available at : Massabesic Center (Auburn, NH) & McLane Center (Concord, 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 20-Aug 19, 2016; 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 2016

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

Massabesic Center in Auburn, NH:
Angie Krysiak
26 Audubon Way
Auburn, NH 03032
Ph: (603) 668-2045
E-mail: akrysiak@nhaudubon.org

McLane Center in Concord, NH:
Director of Human Resources
84 Silk Farm Rd.
Concord, NH 03301
E-mail: lbouchard@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.