Environmental Education Instructor

Camp McDowell Published: June 2, 2021
Location
Nauvoo, AL
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Education /

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Description

At Camp McDowell we share our 1,140 acres of forests, streams, waterfalls, and canyons in northwest Alabama with groups of students from all over the Southeast. Our mission of Camp McDowell is to show the way the world could be through worship, learning, rest, and play in the beauty of God's Backyard.

Job Description

Environmental Education Instructors will work with the students to foster a sense of community as well as an appreciation, understanding, and responsibility for the environment. The students, mostly in grades 3 - 8, come from a variety of backgrounds and visit our Center for one, two, or three-day programs.

  • We're hiring for our Fall Season, August 20-December 15!

Teach engaging, hands-on classes in the great outdoors, i.e., forest ecology, earth science, aquatic ecology, Native American history, canoeing, team building, and high ropes. Adapt the established lesson plans to match your teaching style and strengths. Assist with program development. Have to opportunity to work and teach with our animal ambassador in live animal programs.

Work with a team of passionate and friendly individuals from all across the country. Work week is Monday-Friday with all weekends off. Building a strong and cohesive team is a cornerstone of our program. Two weeks of paid staff training provided! 

Employment Details:

  • Benefits include meals and on-site housing.
  • All instructors have private bedrooms, a shared bathroom, a community kitchen, a living room, laundry machines, and large porches with rocking chairs.

General Qualifications

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a demonstrated respect and affinity for children and a desire to help them learn and grow in an outdoor environment.
  • Have the following characteristics: enthusiasm, maturity, initiative, sense of humor, flexibility and team spirit.
  • Be familiar with the outdoors and environmental issues.
  • Possess/obtain current certifications in CPR and First Aid.
  • Be 21 years or older.

Note: All employees will undergo a background check once hired.

Compensation Information  

  • Payment starts at $300 per week with seasonal raises. 
  • Fully furnished private rooms provided at no cost. 
  • Community houses have free laundry, full kitchen, and shared living room space. 
  • Meals provided when groups are in session, food staples and farm produce provided as well. 

To Apply

  • If interested, please click "Apply" below to email a cover letter, resume, and references to Beth Dille. 

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