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2019 Summer Camp Counselors

Deadline:
Employer:
Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center- GA DNR
Job Field:
Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism
Wildlife
Other
Job Type:
Seasonal, Temporary, Internship
Location:
Georgia
Location Detail:
Mansfield
Job Description:

   The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is seeking college students and others interested in environmental education to fill summer camp counselor positions at the Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center (CEWC) in Mansfield, Georgia. 
    
   Primary responsibilities are to assist with the day and overnight camps offered throughout the summer at CEWC covering a variety of topics including wilderness survival, animal and plant identification, outdoor recreation, and stream ecology. Other opportunities include assisting with animal care, public programs, and professional development as an environmental educator. 

Qualifications:

   Applicants must be self-motivated, interested in working with children, love the outdoors, be conservation minded, and enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge with people of all ages. Preference will be given to those candidates who are currently working toward, or have earned a wildlife or education-related degree. 

Miscellaneous:

   The seasonal naturalist program begins May 20th, and lasts for 10 weeks, ending on July 26th. 

Salary:
Selected candidates will receive a weekly stipend and on-site housing.
How to Apply:

   For more information, and to receive an application, please email Katie McCollum at: 
   katie.mccollum@dnr.ga.gov