Summer Camp Associate needed to assist the Marsh-In Summer Camp Program!
Are you a recent college graduate looking for a summer opportunity in Education, Environmental Science, and Community Outreach? We are hiring for our annual Summer Camp Associate position to plan and coordinate the 2020 Marsh-In Summer Camp Program at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Please see below for more details and how to apply. Application deadline is March 31st!
Associate position needed to assist San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society at the Don Edwards SF Bay National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Education Center (EEC). This position will be from May – August, and responsible for the planning and organizing of the 2020 Marsh-In Summer Camp Program. The Associate will be working under the Watershed Watchers Program Coordinator, while also being advised by other EEC Staff members.
Marsh-In Summer Camp is a free camp for students entering grades 1-6. Each day of camp has a theme: Bird Day, Fish Day, Mammal Day, and Nocturnal Night. There is one overnight for older campers entering grades 4-6 where we sleep outside! Habitat Heroes is a training week for students entering grades 7-12. Habitat Heroes assist with camp by leading camper groups and various activities throughout the day. Marsh-In Summer Camp participants are chosen via a lottery, and we accept approximately 65 students.
Associate will also have other opportunities to assist and lead Environmental Education programs, such as library, after school, restoration, and weekend programs. There might also be opportunities to assist Refuge Biologists with threatened and endangered species surveys.