Temporary

Morning shift = 8AM until 1PM OR Afternoon shift = 12:30PM until 5:30PM
Training is required week of May 31, 2021 – June 4, 2021
Works begins June 7, 2021 and ends August 6, 2021

Summer Camp Counselor duties include providing daily supervision of groups of campers, leading activities and assisting Educators with programs and with camp logistics. Other responsibilities will include assisting with before/after care and lunch supervision and taking shifts at the Shark & Ray Touch Tank and assisting “on the floor” with informal public presentations, demonstrations and exhibit interpretation. Summer Camp Counselors will also be expected to work every other weekend throughout the summer.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicant must possess a High School diploma OR have participated for at least 2 years in the McWane Science Center Summer Teen Program AND have a demonstrated interest in science, education or related field. Applicant must have enthusiasm for working with children of all ages; must be flexible and able to adapt to diverse and rapidly changing circumstances; and must have great customer service skills. Physical qualifications include, but are not limited to, the ability to stand and/or be mobile for up to 8 hours at a time; visual and hearing acuity; ability to pull/push objects up to 20 lbs.; and grasp objects utilizing the fingers.

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Morning shift = 8AM until 1:30PM OR Afternoon shift = 12PM until 5:30PM
Training is required week of May 31, 2021 – June 4, 2021
Works begins June 7, 2021 and ends August 6, 2021

Summer Educators are responsible for presenting and demonstrating inquiry-based science programs to campers during summer months.  Duties include taking the lead role in the instruction of summer camps for ages 4K – 7th grade by developing and providing appropriate grade level programming, classroom management and instruction. Other responsibilities will include assisting with before/after care and lunch supervision and taking shifts at the Shark and Ray Touch Tank as well as assisting on the floor with informal public presentations, demonstrations and exhibit interpretation.

Minimum Qualifications
Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in science, education or related field; have excellent communication and customer service skills; the ability to work well with a variety of people in a fast-paced environment; comfort leading group presentations; and the ability to effectively interpret and communicate science concepts. Physical qualifications include, but are not limited to, the ability to sit/stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift/pull/push objects up to 20 lbs.; hearing/visual acuity; and exposure to chemicals/fumes.

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