Prescott Farm Environmental Education Center seeks Camp Instructors at the WildQuest Camps. Instructors are responsible for daily supervision and instruction of campers aged 5-14. Topics include but are not limited to: natural and physical science, sensory awareness, gardening, and team building. Teaching is through hands-on and inquiry methods that encourage exploration, self-directed learning, and stewardship of the natural environment. Camp Instructors are required to attend weekly staff meetings which take place during the camp day, and may be asked to provide supervision during AM or PM extended care (8:00a.m. – 9:00a.m., and 4:00p.m. – 5:30p.m.). Camp Instructors are also asked to act as mentor counselors to our Leaders-in-Training (LIT) and Junior Counselors (JC) campers.
WildQuest Summer Camp employment involves working Monday, June 19 – Friday, August 25, 2023 which includes one week of paid staff training and nine weekly camp sessions. During the camp sessions, Instructors typically work Monday through Friday 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. during the camp sessions, with the exception of extended care coverage. Partial summer commitments will be considered; candidate availability may affect hiring decisions.
Pay range is $13-$16 per hour, depending on experience; range Includes 10% end of summer bonus. Higher end of range for college graduates or individuals with significant instruction experience.