Job Opportunities

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.

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).

CAMP COUNSELOR

Location: McLane Center (Concord, NH) or Massabesic Center (Auburn, NH)

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

Schedule: Seasonal – June 14-Aug 13, 2021 (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 6-12 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 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 Posted: April 2021

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

Shelby Morelli
84 Silk Farm Rd.                     
Concord, NH 03301                                       
(603) 224-9909 ext. 333         

email: smorelli@nhaudubon.org

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CAMP COUNSELOR (Pre-K)

Location: McLane Center (Concord, NH) or Massabesic Center (Auburn, NH)

Hours: 20 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, seasonal full time, non exempt (hourly paid).

Schedule: Seasonal –9 total weeks-1 staff training (June 14-18) and 8 weeks of camp (June 21-Aug 13)

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 4-5 year old
  • 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.
Will need to provide proof of a physical exam within the last two years.

DATE POSTED: April 2021

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

Shelby Morelli                                    
84 Silk Farm Rd.                                            
Concord, NH 03301                                      
(603) 224-9909 ext. 333                                            

email: smorelli@nhaudubon.org

 

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Founded in 1914, NH Audubon’s mission is to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people. It is an independent statewide membership organization with four nature centers throughout the state. Expert educators give programs to children, families, and adults at centers and in schools. Staff biologists and volunteers conduct bird conservation efforts such as the Peregrine Falcon restoration. NH Audubon protects thousands of acres of wildlife habitat and is a voice for sound public policy on environmental issues. For information on NH Audubon, including membership, volunteering, programs, sanctuaries, and publications, call 224-9909, or visit www.nhaudubon.org.