Coordinate a summer day camp program for 50 children each week ages 5-8. Day camp programs emphasize education of agriculture and ecology, self-esteem, humane treatment of animals, sustainable agriculture, environmental stewardship, and conservation.
URI’s Environmental Education Center is seeking a qualified individual to assist the waterfront manager in conducting an eight-week free swim waterfront and small craft boating program on a 75-acre freshwater lake. Provide direct supervision to up to 50 campers ages 5-16. Assist waterfront manager during training weeks to provide water safety training to approximately 25 camp staff members. In addition to free-swim, lifeguarding responsibilities include canoe, kayak, paddleboard, and sailing.
URI’s Environmental Education Center is seeking a qualified individual to coordinates all aspects of an eight-week free-swim waterfront program on a 75-acre freshwater lake including direct supervision and training of all waterfront staff and of all campers, ages 5-16 during waterfront aquatic activities. Provides direct supervision, training, and on-going practice and enrichment sessions to two lifeguards and camp staff members when they are engaged in water-related activities.
Teach and lead campers, ages 9-16 during eight six-day residential camping programs. Camp Counselors oversee safety and teach or lead environmental education, outdoor adventure, no-trace camping and survival skills, campfires, group games, evening programs, skits, and arts and crafts. General counselors will lead groups of campers ages 9-16 in a variety of different activities as well as field trips. Camp Counselors will also assist with Junior Counselor training and development.
URI’s Environmental Education Center is seeking qualified individuals to teach and lead campers in a summer day camp program for 90 children each week ages 5-12. Responsibilities: supervise 8-12 day campers; teach outdoor lessons in either forest and wetland ecology and outdoor skills or sustainable agriculture, humane animal care, early American history, organic gardening, and cultural history, or outdoor adventure including rock climbing, kayaking and team building.
The University of Rhode Island's Environmental Education center is seeking qualified educators for the Fall of 2018. Ten Field Teacher/Naturalists teach outdoor lessons to elementary and middle school students who stay for up to 5 days/4 nights. The Environmental Education Center is located on the pristine 2300-acre W. Alton Jones Campus which features forests, fields, wetlands, meadows, and farmland. Applications are accepted until positions are filled.