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Summer Camp Counselor

Summer Camp Counselor

Asbury Woods is seeking individuals interested in full-time/seasonal positions as Nature Camp Counselors.  Individuals must be engaging and creative and enjoy working with children in an outdoor setting.    Nature Camp Counselors lead a variety of nature-based exploration activities, games, hikes, science experiments, with the goal of creating fun experiences for campers that motivate them to explore nature.  Asbury Woods provides week-long day camp programs for children ages 4 -14. The work schedule for this position is Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

See full position description for more details.

Application Process:

This position includes direct supervision of children.  The following clearances are required to be submitted as part of the application process:

-Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance -Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check -FBI Criminal History Background Check

Instructions for obtaining clearances as an employee can be found at: http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov/resources/clearances/index.htm

To apply please email a cover letter and resume and contact information for 3 references, along with copies of the clearances listed above to Kelley Lang at klang@asburywoods.org. Only complete submissions,that include proof of current clearances and received electronically will be considered.

Selected candidate(s) will be required to complete the following trainings as part of their employment:

  • -Mandated Child Abuse Reporter Training
  • -Child and Adult First Aid and CPR
  • -American Red Cross Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Auto-Injector Training

Terms of Employment: 

Seasonal position/full time (40 hrs/wk) Start date:  May 21, 2020  End date:  August 21 2020

Qualifications:

  • Individuals who are working towards or have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental science, education, special education or related field.
  • Experience working with children ages 4-14 in a formal classroom setting or informal setting including day camps, youth programs, sports, etc.
  • Background or strong interest in science, nature, or outdoor recreation.
  • Must complete a first aid, CPR and anaphylaxis and epinephrine auto-injector trainings.
  • State and federal background checks are required for this position.