Summer Camp Nature & Environment Education Specialist - Camp Hoblitzelle
The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has an opening for a Nature and Environmental Education Specialist for Camp Hoblitzelle's Summer Camp Program, located in Midlothian, Texas.
Plans, coordinates, and leads nature/environmental activities that are safe, fun, and appropriate to the campers’ age and abilities and reflect the camp’s commitment to the natural environment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of natural history, biology, ecology, and related fields. Ability to perform live saving techniques, C.P.R. and first aid procedures in emergency situations. Ability to teach nature or environmental studies to children. Training and experience in teaching nature/environmental studies to children. Experience with care and maintenance of natural displays and exhibits. The ability to build and maintain effective mentor relationships with children. Ability to communicate effectively with campers and camp staff. Ability to communicate and work with groups participating (age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff. Ability to observe camper and staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity. Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid; Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers. Ability to work with children outdoors in various conditions. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Education and Experience
Two years’ experience in environmental studies and wildlife preferred, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Certifications: CPR and First Aid Certification
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Some physical requirements of the Camp Nature/Environmental Education Specialist position could be endurance including climbing, standing, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to manipulate nature/environmental education equipment and activities are required. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Have a willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours delivering a program in the facility available. Operate with daily exposure to the sun and heat and varying environmental conditions.
All employees recognize The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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Posting period is December 6, 2022, to May 30, 2023
Summer Camp Orientation begins May 31 and attendance is required
The 2023 Summer Camp Program will be held June 4, 2023, to July 23, 2023
Compensation is $54.17 a day or $325.00 for an entire worked week
Camp Hoblitzelle is a Residential Camp
Must be age 18 or older to apply
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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- Job Family TX-TEMPNE
- Job Function Camp
- Pay Type Hourly
- Midlothian, TX 8060 Singleton Road 76065, 8060 Singleton Road, Midlothian, Texas, United States of America