Monday , May 20 2024

Wildlife Conservation Jobs – Camp Counselor

Website Wildlife Conservation Society

Job Description:

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is hiring approximately 40 Conservation Camp Counselors (CCC) to work with its on-site summer camps facilitated out of our 4 zoos and 1 aquarium in New York City- Central Park Zoo (7 positions)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate science experiments, art projects, games, and explorations inspired by the zoos and aquarium
  • Spend the camp day outdoors, supervising campers in the zoo/aquarium and surrounding parkspace if applicable, and travelling safely with campers at all times.
  • Work on-site at the Central Park Zoo. This is not a remote work opportunity.
  • Lead engaging summer camp programs alongside full-time education staff for children in grades pre-K-8th.
  • Follow and reinforce WCS COVID-19 Safety Procedures, including wearing masks and regular sanitizing.
  • Foster an inclusive camp environment for all campers
  • Learn and utilize restorative justice practices to create a supportive camp environment and cohesive camp community
  • Inspire campers from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds with a love of wildlife and science

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Experience working with children
  • 18 years or older

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must be comfortable working outdoors in summer temperatures and all weather conditions.
  • Must be available to begin working on position start date
  • Must be available to work Monday-Friday until position end date

Job Details:

Company: Wildlife Conservation Society

Vacancy Type:  Temporary

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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