Cabin Leader Internship

Company / Organization: 
Dunes Learning Center
Compensation: 
$290 weekly stipend (average 40 hours per week), housing in cabins shared with summer camp residents on the campus of DLC, uniforms, First Aid/CPR training, meals and weekly s’mores when groups are in residence, and professional development opportunities.
Educational Requirements: 
High School
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Job Description: 

Responsibilities:

• Attend program staff training workshops and regularly scheduled staff meetings
• Supervise and be responsible for up to 8 children overnight in cabins on the DLC campus
• Lead evening activities and other DLC summer camp programs for children; ages 8-17
• Conduct research and make preparations needed for all assigned educational programs
• Ensure safety and well-being of program participants
• Assist in the maintenance of all program supplies, equipment, and facilities
• Maintain a Positive Mental Attitude (PMA)
• Comply with all Dunes Learning Center policies and represent DLC in a professional manner at all times.
• Perform all assigned duties critical to the operation of the Dunes Learning Center
• Assist with other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Currently enrolled in an Associate or BA/BS academic program
• Enthusiastic about working with children in an outdoor setting
• Great independent worker and team player
• Official government identification
• Physically able to work outdoors in all weather conditions and hike several miles over hilly dunes terrain while carrying a 25-lb backpack

Desired Qualifications:
• Prior experience in outdoor education, residential camp setting, nature centers, or day camps
All Dunes Learning Center employees must submit to a background check and possible drug screening.

Contact Information: 
To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Erin Crofton, Education Director at employment@duneslearningcenter.org