Overview

To lead, instruct, and supervise campers (ages 8-16) in all areas of Marine Science Curriculum and perform duties that are required by the Camp Director. The camp runs out of a coastal area in South Carolina. It has direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway and we take trips out to a barrier island for nature hikes and marine studies. At camp we take the campers into the salt marsh, crabbing, cast netting, as well as study dolphins and turtles. Various large and small group games are also led throughout the week. You can take a look at our camp by going to our website at http://seweesummer.camp/

Principal Duties:
• Teach all components of the Marine Science Curriculum (training provided).
• Lead students in daily program classes and activities (group games, team building, wake-up, meals, canteen, campfire, and rap-up).
• Be actively involved in all program activities, leading and participating in evening recreational and instructional times as scheduled.
• Assist with routine cleanup.
• Set-up and maintenance of site and program areas.
• Perform direct supervision of children while involved in classes and activities (on- and off-site).
• Perform camp counselor duties including staying and attending to campers over night while they are at camp.

Qualifications:
• Pursuing a BA or BS in Marine Science, Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, Parks and Recreation, or related field is preferred but not necessary to apply.
• Residential camp experience preferred.
• Must have the patience, understanding, flexibility, and energy to work and live with campers and staff.
• Must demonstrate teaching skills and the ability to implement creative “hands-on” teaching methods.
• Must be willing to sacrifice, adapt, and work hard as part of a team pursuing one common goal and objective.

Salary:
$440 – $600 twice a month plus lodging, meals during camp and a sickness/accidental insurance plan.

Contact:
If you are interested in the position please send your resume and three professional references to Candice Heatherly at [email protected] Please submit resume and references by March 1st.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

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Application Instructions

If you are interested in the position please send your resume and three professional references to Candice Heatherly at [email protected] Please submit resume and references by March 1st.