We are hiring for a male Seasonal Camp Instructor to join us in facilitating our Bird Camps Programs for 2023. This position focuses on the day to day implementation of our Day and Overnight camps for ages 4-17 with a focus on delivering quality camp programs and supporting the well-being of campers.

Tagged as: Camp Counselors, Camp Staff, Conservation, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education


Must be a college student or graduate (preferred), who is working toward or has a degree in Education, Environmental Studies, Biological Sciences, Natural Resource Management, or related field, with an interest in ornithology.
Strong organizational and logistical skills, and able to multitask, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
Prior experience in day and/or overnight camp settings.
Able to clear state and federal background checks.
Demonstrated experience with safely transporting children.

Required Skills:

Responsible for the instruction and well-being of Day and Overnight Campers & Leaders in Training
Live in a shared space with campers and staff during overnight camps
Provide supervision to all campers during hikes, field trips and other camp activities, while abiding by all of Bird Conservancy’s Summer Camp Policies.
Teaching lessons on natural history, ornithology, science, research, conservation, field journaling, team building, and nature awareness/appreciation.
Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

Ability to lead environmental science, leadership, and/or outdoor adventure programs for diverse audiences in formal and non-formal outdoor and classroom settings.
Responsible, creative, enthusiastic, flexible, and dedicated to providing a safe and age-appropriate learning environment.
Effective communication and customer service skills, including public speaking and communication with parents, guardians and participants.
Knowledge and experience regarding bird identification and natural history preferred.

About Bird Conservancy of the Rockies

Our mission at Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is the conservation of birds and their habitats through an integrated approach of science, education and land stewardship. We envision a future where birds are forever abundant, contributing to healthy landscapes and inspiring human curiosity and love of nature. Our work radiates from the Rockies to the Great Plains, Mexico and beyond. Our efforts are advanced by sound science, achieved through empowering people, realized through stewardship and sustained through partnerships. Together, we are improving native bird populations, the land and the lives of people.

Application Instructions

For full job description visit: https://www.birdconservancy.org/about-us/employment/ To Apply, email a cover letter, resume, & three professional references (in one document) to [email protected]