Woodland Discovery Camp Counselor

Monday, June 5th from 12:00am to Friday, June 30th, 2017 12:00am (CT)
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Shelby Farms Park Conservancy seeks to fill multiple Woodland Discovery Camp Counselor positions for summer 2017. Shelby Farms Park and Greenline are managed and operated by the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization Shelby Farms Park Conservancy. Our vision is to give rise to a celebrated 21st century park that defines and shapes a great city.
Position Title:
Woodland Discovery Camp Counselor
Position Starting and Ending Date:
Counselor Training Days (TBA) and June 5 – June 30 (excluding weekends)
An ideal candidate will:
- Previous camp counselor experience or experience working with children
- Or have a B.A.  in Education or be an Undergraduate studying Education
- Be CPR certified or willing to obtain a CPR certification
- ** Lifeguard certification a plus**
- Ability to stand for long periods of time
- Outdoors experience (hiking, canoeing, kayaking, camping, etc.)
- Availability of the entire weeks of June 5 – June 30 + training dates (TBA
- Be a responsible team player
- Strong oral communication skills
- Ability to supervise children aged 6-12
Responsibilities will include: 
 Supervise Woodland Discovery Campers & respond to their needs
 Assist in teaching daily short environmental education lessons
 Work closely with the Woodland Discovery Camp Director
This is a paid position.