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NATURALIST

TO APPLY: Please fill out the application found here: www.milehighpines.com/join-the-team

Position: NATURALIST

Department: CODES School/Outdoor Education for 5-8th grade

Appointment Type: Full-Time, Seasonal for SPRING (January - May 2019), with opportunities for continued employment through SUMMER (May - August 2019)


Primary Responsibilities:
• Lead and instruct trail groups of 10-25 students on hikes (classes) through the San Bernardino National Forest
• Design your own lesson plans based on the CODES curriculum and CA Next Generation Science Standards curriculum
• Facilitate meals and the fun, interactive activities that happen therein
• Instruct and lead camp activities such as archery, rock wall, zipline, kayaking/canoeing, etc.
• Run and participate in large group games, skit nights, campfire activities, etc.
• Maintain a balance of fun and discipline to ensure a world class experience for all schools in attendance

Secondary Responsibilities:

• Be a Cabin Leader (counselor, non-teaching role)
• Help with all-camp duties such as Turn-Over (prepping cabins and common areas for the next group), Kitchen Team (cooking, serving meals, dishes), Maintenance, and program (zipline, pool, lake hike) for non-school guest groups in attendance on weekends


Minimum Qualifications:

• High school diploma and valid driver's license are required
• Good moral character, strong leadership skills & a high level of maturity

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree or higher in education, life sciences, biological sciences, parks and recreation, or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Able to instruct elementary and middle school-aged students in an informal (outdoor) setting using experiential/hands-on learning activities and exploration
• Passionate about science, nature, camping and the outdoors
• Strong leadership, communication, and time management skills
• Able to quickly respond to emergency situations
• Previous experience working with youth
• Able to interact comfortably with, and manage, students of different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and students with special learning needs
• Able to accept guidance and supervision
• Outgoing, friendly demeanor, able to speak to large groups of students and teachers
• Able to navigate wilderness trails averaging 2-4mi/day
• A strong commitment to Christ, demonstrating good character, integrity and adaptability
• A current American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and/or Wilderness First Aid certification (will be provided through training)

TO APPLY: Please fill out the application found here: www.milehighpines.com/join-the-team

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Outdoor Education

 

 

Updated: 10/14/2018 8:05:20 PM

Job Contact:
Dani Beauford
(909) 794-2824

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Why work at Mile High Pines:

...Because our values make all the difference! We are a ministry minded camp with missionary minded co-workers. We treat staff like family and our guests like friends. We offer competitive pay and benefits, opportunities for professional development, and the chance to experience what it's like to live in a National Forest. So if you can commit to 1) Magnify Christ, 2) Pursue Excellence, 3) Provide Genuine Service, 4) Anticipate Needs, and 5) Have Fun, we are waiting for you!

42739 CA Highway 38
    Angelus Oaks, CA 92305

(909) 794-2824

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