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Zoo Camp Counselor (Part-Time, Seasonal) at Santa Barbara Zoo

Posted by: Michelle Nelson

Organization: Santa Barbara Zoo

City: Santa Barbara

Job Description:

Do you love kids? Do you love animals? Are you interested in teaching kids about animals & conservation? If so, we want you as part of our Zoo Camp team! Zoo Camp counselors are responsible for ensuring a safe, fun Zoo Camp experience for groups of up to 13 campers, while leading them in games, songs, crafts, and hands-on science activities. Campers range in age from 3 to 13, but each counselor will work with a particular age group within that span.

Requirements: Applicants must be at least 18 years old, attend all training days, and work at least 9 of the 10 camp weeks (June 17 – August 23). Successful applicants will be outgoing, fun-loving team players with a positive attitude and experience working with children. Some college coursework in education, science, or related fields is preferred. Applicants must complete a background check and be First Aid and CPR certified prior to beginning camp.

6/17 – 8/23 Monday – Friday between 7:30 AM and 5:30 PM, approximately 6 hours/day.
Mandatory Training Dates (Must attend all of the following):
•May 18 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
•May 19 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
•May 25 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
•May 26 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
•June 1 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
•June 2 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

For consideration, please download Zoo Camp Employment Application from http://www.sbzoo.org/applications and send with cover letter and three references to: Santa Barbara Zoo, Attn. HR, 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or fax to (805)962-3659, Attn. Human Resources. No phone calls, please. Please use Zoo Camp Employment Application only. Deadline to apply is March 29, 2013, COB.

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please download Zoo Camp Employment Application from http://www.sbzoo.org/applications and send with cover letter and three references to: Santa Barbara Zoo, Attn. HR, 500 Niños Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or fax to (805)962-3659, Attn. Human Resources. No phone calls, please. Please use Zoo Camp Employment Application only. Deadline to apply is March 29, 2013, COB.

 

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