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.


Seasonal Camp Positions at the Massabesic Center

To apply for any camp position at the Massabesic Center: please send resume and cover letter stating position(s) of interest to:

Angie Krysiak
26 Audubon Way
Auburn, NH 03032
E-mail: akrysiak@nhaudubon.org

All positions are seasonal, non-exempt (hourly), June 15 through August 14 (except for Pre-K Counselors) with 1 week of training and 8 weeks of camp. Scheduled hours may vary depending on camp needs.

All positions require:

  • Ability to pass a criminal records check. Trip Leaders and Assistant Camp Director are also required to pass a DMV background check.
  • 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.
  • ARC or AHA Standard First Aid certification and CPR certification or equivalent, or willingness to obtain certifications; ARC WSI certification or equivalent desirable.
  • 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.
  • experience teaching children, preferably in a camp setting; demonstrated ability to develop creative environmental education activities.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or current college level coursework in environmental education, outdoor education, biology, natural history or related field.

ASSISTANT CAMP DIRECTOR

HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, ½ hour unpaid lunch
MINIMUM AGE: 21 years old
Must have experience working in a camp setting and teaching children ages 4-15; Must have a valid driver’s license.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and monitor activities.
  • Organize and review camper forms and maintain camper records.
  • Coordinate ‘Leaders in Training’ program.
  • Purchase and maintain camp supplies and equipment.
  • Monitor afternoon extended care.
  • Oversee daily camp operations including staff supervision.
  • Assist with and leads staff training.
  • Coordinate special events and special guests.
  • Lead camper groups during instructor’s absence.
  • Assist instructors with lesson development.
  • Act as liaison and maintains good relationship with the camper’s parents.
  • Coordinate all programs and activities with Camp Director.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

ASSISTANT CAMP COUNSELOR

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30 pm, ½ hour unpaid lunch
MINIMUM AGE: 18

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

CAMP COUNSELOR

HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30 pm, ½ hour lunch
MINIMUM AGE: 18.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

CAMP COUNSELOR – Pre-K

HOURS: 20 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
MINIMUM AGE: 18
SCHEDULE: 5 total weeks-1 staff training and 4 weeks of camp; Training is June 15-19, Pre-K camp is July 6-31

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement daily environmental activities for 4-6 year old campers.
  • Supervise and maintain responsibility for camper safety and well-being.
  • Assist with plan and materials preparation; and maintenance of program materials.
  • Submit written lesson plans to Director before each session.
  • Assist with planning and teaching of all camp environmental lessons and activities for campers.
  • Provide first aid to campers as needed.
  • Perform cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Perform camper check-in and check-out of camp.
  • Provide feedback to camper parents.
  • Participate in camp evaluation and cleanup at the end of the session.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

TRIP LEADER

HOURS: 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm with a paid lunch.
MINIMUM AGE: 21.

Co-lead groups of up to 13 campers (ages 10-12) for environmental day camp which includes driving a 15 passenger van (training provided) 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

 

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.