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).

Open Positions at NH Audubon

Event Coordinator

LOCATION: McLane Center, Concord, NH and Massabesic Center, Auburn, NH.

 

HOURS: Saturday, Sunday and/or weekday evenings – as needed.

 

SCHEDULE: Hours per week vary based on schedule, part-time non-exempt (hourly paid) support staff position. Schedule will vary according to needs. June- November 2021, with the opportunity to continue past November.

 

FUNCTION: This position will support the mission of New Hampshire Audubon: to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people, by serving as the on-site coordinator for facility rentals and events answering to the Events Manager.

 

ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES:

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

 

  • Conferring with the Operations and 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 NHA 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.
  • Sending a report to the Events Manager immediately after every event.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

 

LEADERSHIP: Reports to the Operations and Events Manager

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: Excellent; non-smoking environment.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education: High School graduate or GED required.

 

Experience: Two to three years program and event administration experience with demonstrated ability to make independent and coordinated decisions or equal years in schooling.  Knowledge of building systems and emergency procedures required.

 

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: June, 2021

 

If interested please email resume and cover letter to:

 

Lauren Kraemer, Operations and Events Manager at [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

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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.