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Spring Outdoor School Naturalist

Posted:

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Organization:

Camp SEA Lab

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Location:

Aptos, CA

Details:

Camp SEA Lab Outdoor School programs are designed for 5th-8th grade students and delivered in a multi-day residential format or single day experiences (visit campsealab.org for more information). Residential program hours are from 9:00 am on the first day through 3:30 pm on the last day with a late afternoon break. Program sessions usually run Monday – Wednesday, with some exceptions on Thursdays and Fridays. Naturalists must be available during all program hours and are recommended to stay overnight during residential programs.

Housing: Candidate must provide own housing but can stay on campus during the two nights of residential program.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Under the supervision of the Camp SEA Lab Program and Site Coordinators, Naturalists will work on a variety of tasks related to the implementation of the Camp SEA Lab vision and programs, while maintaining the safety and well-being of participants. The following is a list of tasks required to carry out job functions:
 Express enthusiasm in all aspects of teaching including ocean awareness and marine science education; lead and educate a small group of students exploring topics such as local marine life, rocky shore, sandy beach and deep-sea habitats, and coastal wetlands of Monterey Bay;
 Ability to understand and implement program safety regulations of Camp SEA Lab’s risk management plan during all program activities;
 Ability to work effectively in a dynamic team setting, demonstrating sensitivity to diversity and multiple working styles.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience
 Education equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a science-related field
 Previous experience working with youth in an informal education setting; could include camp, classroom, or other environments
 Knowledge of marine science and environments of the central California Coast
 Ability to work with diverse and multicultural populations
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
 Minimum age requirement of 21 years of age
 Ability to get to and from program sites via own transportation
 Enough strength and endurance to maintain constant supervision of students during program hours
 Ability to swim and participate in water-related activities (such as kayaking)
 Current First Aid/Child CPR certification throughout duration of employment
 Completion of background check (including a criminal records check)

Compensation Information:

$13.00/hour for up to 8 hours/day, and $19.50/hour for up to 8-12 hours/day

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