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Overview

SUMMARY

Under the supervision of Chief Operations Office and Education Coordinator, the Camp Instructor will assist with planning, coordinating, and leading activities for Discovery Camps. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Interact in a positive and educational way with all guests including campers, parents and siblings of campers, and general Park guests.
  • Engage in creative, age-appropriate, and responsibly managed activities with campers and guests.
  • Follow and uphold all safety and security rules and procedures.
  • Inform Education Coordinator and other camp staff if any emergencies arise.
  • Assist with preparation and break-down of facilities and materials used in programs.
  • Abide by all Turtle Bay policies and procedures, including safety protocol and wearing the appropriate uniform.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • High School graduate or GED required with 1 to 2 years coursework toward an undergraduate degree preferred.
  • Must have education experience in a classroom, camp or other educational setting.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification are encouraged.
  • Must be available Jun 10 – August 9, 2024.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Positive attitude and a genuine enthusiasm for working with children.
  • Knowledge of natural science, engineering, environmental studies, and/or related subjects.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time in extreme weather conditions.
  • Candidates should be enthusiastic, creative, and self-motivated. This position requires considerable flexibility and patience. Candidates must also be able to work well both independently and cooperatively in a positive, team-oriented environment (which could include adult and teen volunteers and other staff).

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

All staff members play an important role in supporting and advancing the Turtle Bay’s mission and vision for our role in the community.  As such, we seek candidates who will share our path to:

  • Support the museum’s mission to inspire wonder, exploration and appreciation of our world, and share our vision of TBEP as a vibrant gathering place where our community is strengthened through education, cultural engagement and economic growth.
  • Uphold our core values in one’s day-to-day work including playfulness, real-world experiences, interdisciplinary learning, community, lifelong learning, integrity, and sustainability.
  • Contribute to a positive organizational culture based on respect, cooperation, professionalism and teamwork, as we strive together to achieve our mission and vision.

NOTE: These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this job.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 17.00