Tuesday , May 21 2024

Wcs Job Openings – Conservation Camp Assistant

Website Wildlife Conservation Society

Job Description:

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is hiring a Conservation Camp Assistant (CCA) to work with its on-site summer camp programs facilitated out of the Bronx Zoo in New York City. This is a unique opportunity to explore education at an informal science institution. You will work part-time in the WCS Education Department. You will report to work on-site at the Bronx Zoo.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Set up and break down of camper check-in and pick-up stations (this includes setting up tables and signage).
  • Follow and reinforce WCS COVID-19 Safety Procedures, including wearing masks and sanitizing after activities.
  • Assist education staff in shuttling children to and from locations with the Bronx Zoo.
  • Facilitate camper check-in and pick-up with education staff.
  • Assist in packet assembly for mail delivery of materials for online programing.
  • Work on-site at the Bronx Zoo. This is not a remote work opportunity.
  • Communicate with caregivers (phone or email) to arrange alternative pick-up or drop off times.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • 18 years or older
  • Some experience working with children
  • Must be available to begin working on July 11, 2021

Qualification & Experience:

  • Pursuing a college degree, or have completed post-secondary courses, in a relevant field of study, such as, Education, Animal Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, etc.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25lbs
  • Must be available to work until September 10, 2021 (communicate any special circumstances in cover letter)
  • Camp or youth education experience
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors in summer temperatures and all weather conditions

Job Details:

Company: Wildlife Conservation Society

Vacancy Type:  Temporary

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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