[Summer Seasonal] Nature and STEM Specialist

Boulder Jewish Community Center | Boulder, CO, United States

Posted Date 3/17/2022
Description

Do you enjoy mentoring curious young minds of all backgrounds about science, the environment, and how things work? Are you inspired to create positive change in our community? Do you enjoy working in a collaborative and supportive environment for a values-driven organization that cares deeply for its employees? If so, the Boulder JCC might be the place for you!

 

If you like working with kids, our dynamic and community-centered organization is looking to add an energetic, conscientious, and resourceful Nature and STEM Specialist to join our team. The Nature and STEM Specialist is responsible for creating and implementing programming for our Jr. Scientist and Eco Adventures Camps along with Nature and Science programming that will be used in Cherryvale Day Camp.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as lead educator for Nature and/or STEM instruction for the Cherryvale Day Camp Program. 
  • Create and lead 2 two-week speciality camps, Jr. Scientist Camp and EcoAdventures. 
  • Enthusiastically participate in all camp programs and activities. 
  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for campers, abiding by all camp rules and policies. Assist any camper with empathy and patience when needed.
  • Interface with the leadership team (Assistant Camp Director, Program Director, Camp Director) as needed.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

  • This seasonal role is in-person and full-time during the camp season, May 23 - August 12, 2022.
  • We have a full week of training before the camp season begins. Some sessions will be online and some in person.
  • Our camp is operated outdoors unless weather prohibits it. Working conditions include spending full days under the sun in all temperatures.
  • In coordination with our health and safety protocols, all campers, counselors, and staff members must currently wear masks indoors.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be at least 18 years old when the summer camp season begins
  • Background in STEM and nature based education
  • Experience or willingness to work with young children (ages 4 – 12)
  • Proven outdoor, nature, and science skills
  • The ability to think and act creatively, be flexible, demonstrate pride of work, and care about the individuals they serve
  • Staff members will be required to uphold all current health and safety protocols. Policies are subject to change.

COMPENSATION

  • This is a non-exempt hourly position with a salary range of $14.00-$17.00/hour commensurate with experience. This is a 40-hour per week position that runs from May through August. The benefits for seasonal staff currently include a 403b retirement plan, staff discounts, and more.

The Boulder JCC remains committed to maintaining the safety, security, and health of our staff, students, and community. To that end, the Boulder JCC has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all Boulder JCC employees, with certain exemptions for religious and medical/disability. The Boulder JCC will require all employees, including temporary staff (i.e. seasonal), to obtain and maintain up to date COVID-19 vaccinations.

 

APPLY NOW

If you think you would be a good fit, even if you do not meet every one of the qualifications, we encourage you to apply.

 

Applications are accepted online here. Once you submit your application, our Camps & Youth Assistant Director will be in touch if we would like to schedule an interview. An offer of employment in this position will be contingent on the successful completion of a background check.

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

If you have any questions, please contact Celia Calhoun at [email protected] or call 303-998-1900.

Salary14.00 - 17.00 Hour
Duration
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Part Time Categories
Summer Staff
Job Location
US

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