Website Greenburgh Nature Center

Summer Camp Education Fellow
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Position Description:
The Greenburgh Nature Center is a non-profit nature preserve set on 33 beautiful acres in the heart
of lower Westchester County in Scarsdale, New York. We offer an extensive platform of nature and
environmental education for the benefit and enjoyment of our many members, visitors, and school
groups. Our mission is to inspire passion, curiosity, respect, and action for our natural world. We are
looking for passionate and energetic education fellows to provide a fun, safe experience for
summer campers. This is a camp position unlike any other. You will create a sense of wonder
for the future environmental stewards of the world. Fellows will assist in leading staff in groups
of 16 rising 1st-5th grade campers.
Job Responsibilities
● Lead & supervise outdoor activities for campers aged 1-5th grade
● Prep and participate in daily activities such as forest walks, pond exploration, scientific
experiments, live animal presentations, arts and crafts, storytime, and more
● Handle animals from our live animal collection, such as lizards, rabbits, snakes,
turtles, doves, insects and more
● Attend 1-week training prior to the start of camp to learn & understand proper
● Mediate camper-to-camper conflicts that might arise
● Perform light first aid as necessary
● Monitor camper health and maintain daily medical log
● Report any notable concerns to lead staff
Desired Qualifications
● Current college student or recent graduate studying science, education or other
related field
● Must be 18 or older
● Experience working with children in a camp or other educational setting
● Comfortable handling a variety of live animals including small mammals, barn animals,
reptiles, and invertebrates
● Able to be on your feet for long periods of time in various weather conditions
● Passion for education or environmental science
● MUST be available Monday – Friday from June 19th-Sept 1st
● Include a cover letter with your application
Final offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background
check that may include employment history, national criminal background check, national sex
offender registry search and a driving check.
At Greenburgh Nature Center we value all employees and job candidates as unique individuals,
and we welcome the variety of experiences they bring to our company. As such, we have a strict
non-discrimination policy. We believe everyone should be treated equally regardless of race,
sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, native language, religion, age,
disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other characteristic
protected by law. We encourage everyone to apply!

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Temporary

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

● Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are vaccinated. We clean and sanitize regularly. Employees wear masks when
dealing with children indoors.
Work Location: One location

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