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Part- Time Environmental Educator

Seasonal Camp Counselor

Counselor - In - Training

Job Title: Part-Time Environmental Educator

Description 

Environmental Educators are those who love bringing the joy and wonder of nature to families. This role will have you creating lesson plans and/or using pre-made plans to craft interactive educational experiences. Our educators are hard working and passionate about connecting with both children and adults. Educators are able to work in a variety of weather conditions, and are able to walk up to 3 miles and lift up to 50 lbs. Educators may work on a team or individually to guide students on a variety of science, nature, and bushcraft topics. Environmental Educators will have basic knowledge of Florida wildlife and be able to communicate information in a clear and concise manner. They will receive training on outdoor safety, group management, environmental education, and more. 

This position is part-time. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Desire and ability to work with children and adults

  • Ability to accept and adapt to guidance and supervision

  • Ability to teach various activities

  • At least 18 years of age or 16+ with previous experience

 

Program responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Adequate preparation for classes including materials and location prep

  • Leading or assisting with programs as assigned

  • Providing hands-on, experiential education and life-skill building opportunities to participants

  • Providing a safe, engaging, and enjoyable experience for children

  • Attend and actively participate in all staff trainings and meetings

  • Work cohesively with fellow team members

  • Complete all assigned programmatic duties in a timely manner

  • Actively supervise, encourage, and guide campers through activities

  • Promote positive behavior and teamwork in group settings

  • Other duties as assigned

 

General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set a positive example for all participants, including cleanliness, punctuality, language, sportsmanship, and manners

  • Follow all rules and regulations, including those of appropriate attire, no smoking, vaping, or use of alcohol or illegal drugs

  • Encourage and practice respect of personal property,  equipment, and facilities

  • Communicate any problems or issues as they arise 

To apply: Please email your resume to Lizzy at info@jaxdragonfly.org

Job Title: Seasonal Camp Counselor

Get ready to lead a wild summer adventure as a camp counselor! Jax Dragonfly Academy is seeking camp counselors and environmental educators to lead campers through a variety of amazing outdoor activities. You will be actively participating in all camp activities while providing a safe and fun environment to small groups of campers. We are looking for counselors that are responsible and reliable and have the desire to make a difference in the life of a child.

FAQ
Where is camp located? Each week is in a different location within Jacksonville and St. Johns. Please email for specifics.
How many campers per week? Between 12 - 20 campers per week, with a max camper: counselor ratio of 8:1
Can I bring in my own ideas and creativity? Yes! If you have special skills, we would love for you to share them.
Does this role require lesson planning or pre-prep? We will have a 1-hour staff training session prior to the start of camp, and staff are asked to read through the schedule each day before arrival. If you would like to plan unique activities, there is flexibility to do so, however it is not required.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Desire and ability to work with children and adults in camp setting

  • Ability to accept and adapt to guidance and supervision

  • Ability to teach various activities

  • At least 18 years of age or 16+ with previous childcare experience

  • Must be able to work the entire week that is applied for

  • First Aid/CPR Certification must be completed before the first day of camp; if you do not already have a certification Jax Dragonfly may be able to cover a portion of the cost
     

Program responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead assigned morning and afternoon activities

  • Providing hands-on, experiential education and life-skill building opportunities to participants

  • Providing a safe, engaging, and enjoyable experience for campers

  • Attend and actively participate in all staff trainings and meetings

  • Work cohesively with fellow team members

  • Complete all assigned programmatic duties in a timely manner

  • Actively supervise, encourage, and guide campers through activities

  • Promote positive behavior and teamwork in group settings

  • Other duties as assigned

  • General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set a positive example for all participants, including cleanliness, punctuality, language, sportsmanship, and table manners

  • Follow all camp rules and regulations, including those of appropriate attire, no smoking, vaping, or use of alcohol or illegal drugs

  • Encourage and practice respect of personal property, camp equipment, and facilities

Employment Type: Temporary/Seasonal

Job Types: Temporary, Part-time

Benefits:

Flexible schedule

Reduced rate for child/ren enrollment

 

Schedule:

Monday to Friday

8am to 3pm
Reliably commute to camp locations in Jax (Required)

 

Experience:

Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

 

License/Certification:

First Aid Certification (Preferred)
CPR Certification (Preferred)

To apply: Please email your resume to Lizzy at info@jaxdragonfly.org

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Counselors - In - Training

We are currently accepting applications for Counselors - In - Training. These are highly motivated 14-17 year-olds that will assist Educators and student campers at our programs. To apply, please fill out the following form and email to Lizzy Ellis at info@jaxdragonfly.org. May be used for volunteer hours.

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