Be prepared for your next career move: Foresight Career Innovation Seminar.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assists in planning and conducting nature programs that have been developed by the naturalist staff.
- Assists in teaching or leading activities, as assigned.
- Guides summer campers in participating successfully in all aspects of camp activities.
- Carries out established roles for supervising camper health.
- Carries out established roles in enforcing camp safety regulations.
- Keeps campers under constant supervision:
- Applies the rules of camp and where disciplinary action is required, reports to the supervising naturalist.
- Maintains a positive attitude while serves as a good role model to campers in personal language, appearance, manners and health habits
- Assist the naturalist staff in the daily operation of the Nature Center and provides program support for the naturalist staff.
- Must have minimum one –year college course work in biology, botany, environmental science or education or related field.
- Should have some experience in working and/or play interaction with younger boys and girls.
- Should have the ability to control younger boys and girls without physical contact or force.
- Must enjoy working with children in outdoor settings.
- Strong communication skills.
- Possess a working knowledge of northeastern Illinois ecology.
- Enthusiastic, courteous, positive attitude and team spirit.
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Current and valid Illinois driver’s license that is free from suspension or revocation during term of employment; must maintain insurability with the District’s fleet carrier.
How to Apply:
All candidates must apply on-line here. Must include a resume and two (2) letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation can be mailed separately to:
Forest Preserve District of Kane County
1996 South Kirk Road, Suite 320
Geneva, IL 60134
Creek Bend Nature Center, St Charles, Illinois.
8a-4:30p, Monday through Friday may include evenings, weekends & holidays.