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Summer Educator / Camp Counselor at Stonewall Farm - 14613

Job Title: 
Summer Educator / Camp Counselor
Stonewall Farm
242 Chesterfield Rd
03431 Keene , NH
US
Job Type: 
Job
Employment Type: 
Full-Time
Job Description: 

Summer educators lead experiential learning activities for campers ages 3-11 with a co-educator. Activities include hiking, farm chores, gardening, nature-based crafts, traditional camp games and songs, caring for farm animals, and more! Counselors work with a co-counselor at all times, along with support from the Camp Director and Assistant Director.
Candidates must be able to commit to a 1-week staff orientation, 6/20-6/24 from 9a-3:30p, as well as the 8-week camp period, 6/27-8/19, M-F, 8:10a-4:20p. Part-time counselor positions are also available (8:10a-12:40p or 11:50a-4:20p). This is a seasonal, stipend position.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

-Implement an age-appropriate camp schedule with the assistance of the Camp Director/Assistant Director and a co-educator
-Lead a group of children in experiential activities around the farm with a co-educator (themes include: Pollination Nation, Farm Animal Adventures, Wetland Wonders, Look I’m a Survivalist!, Gardening Adventures)
-Create a safe, positive and nurturing environment for all campers
-Assist in daily set up and clean-up of camp activities
-Ensure all campers are signed in and out daily
-Be aware and responsible for campers’ allergies/medications/individual needs
-Participate in at least two family nights for camp families (5:30-8p Thurs. evenings)
-Work at least one before care (7:40-8:10a) or after care (4:20-5:15p) shift per week *educators receive additional pay for each evening and extended care shift

Education & Experience: 

-Experience working with children, preferably in an outdoor or group setting
-An interest or background in farming, environmental science, education, or related field
-Ability to work outdoors in a farm environment in varying conditions
-Desire to teach children about our mission in groups of 12-18
-Ability to interact with families, the public, and other educators clearly and professionally
-Creative, flexible, enthusiastic, and self-motivated
-Ability to work with minimal supervision
-Certification/willingness to become certified in CPR and First Aid
-Must be able to walk up to 3 miles per day and lift 50 pounds
-Assistant Counselors must be at least 16 years old at time of hire
-Counselors must be 18 years or older at time of hire

BENEFITS:
-$3,000-$3,700 base stipend (for full time counselors), based on education and experience
-Perfect attendance bonus
-Proactive behavior management training
-Certification/recertification in CPR and First Aid
-Childhood development and resilience training
-On the job leadership development/ teaching experience
-Learn about and participate in regenerative agriculture techniques and sustainability practices
-A fun work environment that allows you to be outdoors & be creative
-Possibility of job/ school recommendations upon completion
-A 15% discount on our farm store products

Application Instructions: 

Interested applicants should return a RESUME and brief COVER LETTER to
Rebecca Lancaster, Youth Education Director at rebecca@stonewallfarm.org

Please feel free to reach out with any questions regarding the position!

Job Categories: 
Education