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Environmental Resource Center. |
|Experience Required:||1 year|
|State/Province:||ID - Idaho|
|Salary:||A living allowance of $1200-1500, DOE|
Evening Program Coordinator, Environmental Resource Center's EcoCamps, Ketchum ID. The Environmental Resource Center (ERC) is hiring an Evening Program Coordinator for our summer environmental education overnight camps.
Evening Program Coordinator, Environmental Resource Center’s EcoCamps, Ketchum ID
The Environmental Resource Center (ERC) is hiring an Evening Program Coordinator for our summer environmental education overnight camps. This staff member will develop and coordinate the evening programs and overnight supervision at our overnight summer camps (which includes managing a staff of 3-5 Program Assistants), and provide overnight supervision at those camps. They will also assist with programs at our Shooting Star Sleep Out. The goal of these programs is to deepen participants understanding of and connection with nature. Our overnight camps are run out of the Central Idaho 4-H Camp, located 17 miles north of Ketchum.
Employment Dates: Work commences July 9, and concludes August 12. We will have a two-day camp training July 9-10. The camp sessions are: July 16 – 20, July 23 – 27, and August 6 – 12.
For each area listed below, both supervise a staff of 3-5 people and provide direct instruction (Reports to Education Director):
- Evening Programs: Personalize and deliver evening programs. These programs are a mix of educational activities mixed with camp traditions (e.g. campfires)
- Free Time: Create a schedule and activities for free time, and assign staff to provide adequate coverage
- Dinner and breakfast – attend meals with campers; work with counselors, kitchen staff, and camp director to create a systematic, efficient, and fun plan for meals
- Overnights – work with Program Assistants to ensure safety and health of all campers overnight. Help Program Assistants resolve camper issues such as homesickness, personality conflicts, etc. Wake campers in morning and oversee showers, etc.
- Meadow Campout – the last night of camp, weather permitting, is a meadow campout. This takes place on site at the 4-H camp. The Summer Programs Associate will oversee the logistics of this evening, including moving needed gear to the meadow.
· Minimum age is 18
· Bachelor’s degree preferred.
· CPR/First Aid (WFA or WFR highly desired)
· A self-motivated, organized, creative person who loves children and the outdoors
· Desire and ability to manage and inspire a team of staff
· Previous Field Ecology Program/Camp Experience a plus
· Environmental Education/Science/Teaching background a plus, but not required
· Demonstrated time management skills.
· Ability to commit to the full term of service for which they are applying.
· Submit to a criminal history background check.
· Spanish a plus, but not required
· A living allowance of $1200-1500, DOE
· Meals and housing during camps. Housing may be available when not at camp.
· Professional development in the areas of environmental education, ecology and natural history of the Rocky Mountain West, teambuilding, staff management, and program management.
· Worker’s Compensation Insurance
· Off-duty hours during camp days to enjoy an amazing mountain setting with myriad opportunities for hiking, biking, and swimming!
To apply for this position, please email a copy of your current resume and a cover letter describing your interest in the position/why you would be a good fit, and two references to Lisa Huttinger, Education Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the position title in subject line. More information on the ERC available at www.ercsv.org.