Camp counselors engage with youth in outdoor, hands-on nature/science exploration. Program curriculum and training provided. Must enjoy being outdoors and investigate the natural world alongside children. Work locations vary. We are seeking to hire nature camp counselors for the following programs: Harvest Garden, Nature Oasis Field Trips, Urban Campers, Under Illinois Skies, Northerly Island Adventure Camp and North Park Village Nature Center Eco-Explorers camp.
Who: Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Natural Resources, Environmental Education or related and experience in event planning, community engagement, or equivalent combination of training and experience is required. Training or demonstrated experience in informal science education practices or settings preferred.
What: Support Nature Play Space Initiative of Chicago Park District
Where: City of Chicago, Parks
Enjoy working outdoors this summer with Chicago Park District nature camps. Location varies depending on the camp. Available opportunities include Nature Oasis Field Trip Camp, Urban Campers and Under Illinois Skies Camping Program; Northerly Island Adventure Camp, or North Park Village Nature Center site based camps. Nature Camp Counselors will be engaging youth in outdoor, hands-on nature/science exploration and recreation activities!
Manages the day-to-day operation of the North Park Village Nature Center offering diverse recreational, cultural and environmental activities to community and city residents. Develops program objectives, policies and procedures and supervises the staff assigned to the center. Fosters working relationships with the community, city-wide and national resources. Promotes use of center facilities. Is responsible for all administrative, operational, programmatic, and human resources functions.