The Whale Camp at the Fundy Marine Science Institute is dedicated to providing marine biology experiential educational programs and facilities for learning about the dynamic marine ecology of the Bay of Fundy as well as the coastal, terrestrial and human ecologies of Grand Manan Island. Our goal is to use hands-on, discovery-oriented marine science activities to increase awareness and understanding of these living systems and by extension the living systems of our oceans and planet.
We are seeking a few well qualified camp counselors with experience in outdoor environmental instruction and some background in marine science to plan and carry out activities for our campers ages 10-17 at our residential marine science, nature, adventure camp. Daytime program includes observations and place-based activities based on marine ecosystems of the Bay of Fundy. Topics include marine mammal biology, tidal ecology, geology, ornithology, culture and history of the Canadian maritimes and the dynamic processes of the ecosystem in the Bay of Fundy. Our programs also include hiking, sailing and kayaking.
Environmental Science Instructors are responsible for facilitating daytime field experiences and environmental learning activities on land and at sea. Our core curriculum provides fun, innovative, hands-on, discovery oriented educational, and meaningful lessons in topics that include: marine science, geology, forest ecology, botany, oceanography, coastal / island ecology and ornithology. Lesson planning and curriculum development is essential.
Requirements: related degree; experience with and enthusiasm for working with youth in an outdoor setting; demonstrated leadership, teaching and facilitation skills; confirmed knowledge of a variety of outdoor science activities and skills; familiarity with team building and group dynamics activities to foster self-esteem and cooperation among campers; desire to be a member of a shared working and living environment; strong work ethic; positive attitude; flexibility; creativity; sense of humor; CPR/ First Aid; Canadian citizens will be required to be licensed to drive a 12-passenger van (class varies across provinces). A number of whale watching trips, puffin trips and kayaking excursions are provided.
Salary is $600/week plus food and lodging.
To be considered, please submit a resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org , and complete the online application form from our website: https://www.whalecamp.com/registration-a-contact-us/employment-opportunities .
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through February 25, 2018. We look forward to meeting passionate educators who are ready for an adventure!!
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 30 2019 ID: 50867