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Summer Camp Counselor (up to 25 hrs/wk from May 27 through August 3, 2019)

*SPARKING WONDER & CURIOSITY ABOUT OUR WORLD THROUGH HANDS-ON SCIENCE EXPERIENCES*

25 hours per week for morning or afternoon shifts.  Training is required week of May 27, 2019 – May 31, 2019.  Camps begin june 3, 2019 and end AUGUST 3, 2019.  

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, taking shifts at the High Cycle and 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.

Benefits include discounts in our gift shop and food court; free admission to Adventure  Halls; and on-site parking.

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