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Camp Counselors (variable hour) – Oregon Zoo

Metro, Portland, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 01/31/2020

Deadline to apply: January 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm, PST
Salary: $13.33 hourly

Would you like to teach kids about the wild world of animals? The Oregon Zoo is committed to conserving the world's wildlife and habitats. Our education programs provide fun and exciting ways to share your commitment to this work and become part of a team of passionate and talented teachers. The zoo provides a wide variety of seasonal camps, classes and programs that promote conservation. We offer education programs throughout the year, but our busiest seasons are spring and summer. Apply now to join our team. Part-time and full-time seasonal temporary positions are available.

2020 Camp Dates
Training dates have not yet been determined. Successful candidates should be available for the duration of the summer camp period.
• Spring Break Camp (5 days): March 23 - 27
• Summer Camp: June 8 - Sept. 4

Camp counselors work in a team to teach thematic programs for participants of all ages using zoo exhibits, hands-on activities and natural artifacts. Activities are taught using multiple learning styles in a non-formal educational setting.

At the Oregon Zoo, we hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Two years of experience working with children and adults in formal or informal education, including child/group management

All finalists must successfully pass the background checks required for the position.

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