Summer Camp Educators

Website audubonsw Randall Davey Audubon Center

Regional office of the National Audubon Society

Position Summary: Join us for a summer of fun and outdoor learning! The educators will be supervised directly by the Summer Camp Director at the Randall Davey Audubon Center in Santa Fe. We will hire a total of 4 educators.

These positions are classified as full-time, seasonal, and paid at a rate of $15-16 per hour depending on experience. Typical hours will be 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Projected start date is May 30, 2023 for training, camp starts Monday June 5th through Friday July 28th, and projected end date is August 4, 2023.
This is an in-person position and does not have flexible hours.

Essential Functions

  • Lead groups of children outdoors and in-classrooms through innovative environmental education activities and curricula at the Randall Davey Audubon Center and Sanctuary (RDAC);
  • Assist in developing and implementing innovative environmental education activities and curricula for the summer day camps for children ages 5-12;
  • Ensure daily safety and well-being for summer campers;
    Mentor teen youth volunteers;
  • Interact professionally and positively with students, teachers, parents, and visitors;
  • Maintain and enhance existing activities/curricula, including the upkeep of program materials and resources;
  • Serve as a role model naturalist and environmental steward to students and community;
  • Interact with the public to provide information about Audubon and Audubon’s mission, answer specific questions for visitors associated with the Randall Davey Audubon Center and be a positive ambassador of Audubon.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of two years professional experience working in the field of environmental education, natural history, science education
  • Experience working with groups of elementary-level students (PreK-5th grade);
  • Creative ability to design, write and evaluate environmental education curricula, lesson plans and activities.
  • Skills teaching in formal and informal settings to a variety of audiences;
  • Excellent public speaking and group management skills;
  • Ability to work and collaborate with people of varying backgrounds;
  • Hard working, flexible, and self-motivated;
  • Ability to work individually and in a team setting;
  • Professional and friendly manner.
  • Background in New Mexico natural history desirable
  • CPR & First Aid certified

EEO Statement
The National Audubon Society is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, inclusion and equal opportunity and actively seek a diverse pool of candidates in this search.

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