Organization: Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Holderness, New Hampshire
Salary: $37,000
The Naturalist/Lead Guided Discoveries position serves as a naturalist from September to mid-June and as a Lead Guided Discoveries summer day camp instructor from mid-June through August. Naturalists are responsible for teaching school programs onsite, offsite, and virtually, as well as public programs such as Up Close to Animals, live animal outreach programs, afterschool programs, homeschool programs, boat cruises, and natural adventures for families. Education Staff members assist with exhibit design, develop education programs, serve on staff committees, complete independent projects to support education programs and missions, and assist with organizing/contributing to special events. Science Center Guided Discoveries day camps encourage discovery, learning, and outdoor play in and about the natural world for kids ages 4 through 12. Our camps are active and emphasize time spent outdoors. The Lead Guided Discoveries Instructor is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the summer camp, supervising and coaching the Guided Discoveries Instructor and Intern, planning educational activities, leading day camps, communicating with parents, and handling and presenting live animal ambassadors.
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Closing Date: Is open until filled.