Overview

Drumlin Farm Camp is a farm and nature camp full of outdoor exploration, farmyard activities, teambuilding, games, and much more. We are looking for a Trip Coordinator to support our trip and travel and onsite overnight programs with their logistical, educational, and safety needs. Key responsibilities include assisting counselors to design and deliver program activities that are safe, fun, and age-appropriate; coordinating supplies and food for overnight trips, packing and unpacking trip vans; and assisting in the management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the Camp Director team, especially with regard to trip and travel and overnight programs.

Join a positive, welcoming staff community in a beautiful place to share your love of nature with youth!  

Duties and Responsibilities:

– Help educator staff to design and deliver educational program activities that are safe, fun, and age-appropriate

– Supervise staff throughout the season including training, providing feedback, and evaluating staff; travel to observe staff teaching in the field

– Coordinate supplies and food for overnight trips, packing and unpacking trip vans;

– Assist in the management of the overall camp operation at the direction of the Camp Director team, especially with regard to trip and travel and overnight programs.

– Participate in mandated, paid staff training including natural history, teaching techniques, and more

Schedule
Monday-Friday, 8 am – 4 pm, in addition to at least 4 overnights during the summer
Training: June 6-17 Camp: June 20 – August 19

Compensation and Benefits
Rate of Pay: Beginning at $16-18.00/hour, depending on experience

By working at camp, you can develop lifelong friendships, leadership, teaching, and risk management skills as you change kids’ lives every day. Play outside as you guide the future stewards of our planet, plus perks like:
– First Aid / CPR training – free class offered to staff in June
– Mass Audubon membership & reciprocity with New England museums and cultural centers
– Pro-deal discounts on outdoor gear and clothing
– Network with Mass Audubon staff (conservation, education, climate science, sustainable agriculture)  

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

Qualifications:

• Applicants must be at least 20 years old, have experience running and/or overseeing trip and travel programs and working with children or youth
• Must have the ability to lead groups over rough terrain, be able to work both cooperatively and independently
• Applicants must be organized, responsible and flexible
• Experience supervising, evaluating, and providing feedback is very helpful

Required Skills:

• Demonstrated ability to promote and respect diversity
• Must have CPR / First Aid certifications current through August 2022 or willing to obtain before June (we will offer a class).

• Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a minivan and 12-passenger van
• Must pass background records checks (CORI & SORI)

Preferred Skills:

- Wilderness First Aid / Responder is preferable.
- Experience driving a 12-passenger van 
- Experience leading and/or planning service, camping or similar overnight trips  

We encourage applicants with a diversity of interests and work experience to apply. Interest or studies in environmental science, education, psychology, biology, agriculture, earth sciences, climate justice, or related fields are helpful.  

About Mass Audubon's Drumlin Farm Camp

At Drumlin Farm Camps, campers ages 4–17 develop an appreciation for nature. Campers gain confidence and comfort in the natural world and understand the interconnectedness among people, land, and wildlife.
Our programs encourage campers to explore local habitats while connecting them to the joys and wonders of the natural landscape. Campers engage through crafts, games, songs, cooking, and hands-on activities while connecting with the land through place-based learning.

Application Instructions

Please email your resume and cover letter to: Meghan Haslam (she/her) [email protected]