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Lead Day Camp Counselor West Roxbury

BNC Camp West Roxbury is seeking individuals to foster experiential nature-based learning for campers.
We aim to promote positive youth development, stewardship for the environment, and a respectful and
inclusive safe space for all our campers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Co-lead a small group of children by exploring fields, forests, streams, and hiking trails
• Work with a partner to develop, plan, and implement age-appropriate nature-based lessons and
daily activities for children
• Ensure health and safety of all children in group
• Treat all campers with compassion
• Act as a role model to both campers and colleagues
At Mass Audubon, our highest priority is finding the best candidate for the job. Research has shown that
people of color and women are less likely to apply for jobs if they don’t believe they meet every one of
the qualifications described in a job description. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe
you meet every one of our described qualifications or you have a less traditional background.
Required qualifications as per MA DPH regulations, American Camp Association Standards and Mass
Audubon Policy:
• Must be 18 +
• Have 4+ weeks experience working with children (including, but not limited to: babysitting:
volunteer or otherwise, and experience with younger siblings)
• Must hold current First Aid and CPR certifications OR be willing to obtain them before the start
of the summer
• Participate in mandated, paid camp training and utilize learning including: natural history,
communication, group management, health and safety, and teaching techniques
Desired Qualifications:
• Have a strong interest or related education experience in Environmental Studies, Biology,
Conservation, Education, or related field
• Familiarity with regional natural history, marine biology, wildlife conservation, or other
applicable natural history topics

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