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2017 SUMMER CAMP JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Please complete & attach the below application with your resume, etc.

– CAC Assistant –

The LBIF is looking for an energetic and engaging young-professional to assist teaching kids ages 7-12 in our Creative Arts and Crafts camp. Candidates must be able to take direction from the teacher they are working with, be able to work in a team environment, be able to multi-task and to keep children engaged in what the teacher is saying. Candidates ideally have 1 to 2 years’ experience in the field and have either recently completed their 4 year degree or are going to be entering their senior year. Young-professionals who are pursuing a degree in teaching or an art related field is a plus. Experience working with children is a plus as well. Must be able to follow instruction from the teacher in the room and to assist with anything they may need.

Candidates will work from 8:45am – 12:15pm, Monday through Friday. They will be held responsible for up to 20 children at a time, with the teacher in the classroom. A volunteer will also be in the room to help. Pay: $8.50/hour.

Submit your application and resume via email to: Alison Bozoski, Camp Coordinator (abozoski@lbifoundation.org).

– Nature Studies Assistant –

The LBIF is looking for an energetic and engaging young-professional to assist teaching kids ages 7-9 about Nature Studies. Candidates must be able to take direction from the teacher they are working with, be able to work in a team environment, be able to multi-task and to keep children engaged in what the teacher is saying. Candidates ideally have 1 to 2 years’ experience in the field and have either recently completed their 4 year degree or are going to be entering their senior year. Young-professionals who are pursuing a degree in a science related field is a plus. Experience working with children is a plus as well. Must be able to follow instruction from the teacher in the room and to assist with anything they may need.

Candidates will work from 8:45am – 12:15pm, Monday through Friday. They will be held responsible for up to 20 children at a time, with the teacher in the classroom. A volunteer will also be in the room to help. The candidate must also be able to create a safe and controlled environment on days when there are field trips. Pay: $10.00/hour

Submit your application and resume via email to: Alison Bozoski, Camp Coordinator (abozoski@lbifoundation.org).

– Marine Biology Assistant –

The LBIF is looking for an energetic and engaging young-professional to assist teaching kids ages 10-12 about Marine Sciences. Candidates must be able to take direction from the teacher they are working with, be able to work in a team environment, be able to multi-task and to keep children engaged in what the teacher is saying. Candidates ideally have 1 to 2 years’ experience in the field and have either recently completed their 4 year degree or are going to be entering their senior year. Young-professionals who are pursuing a degree in a science related field is a plus. Experience working with children is a plus as well. Must be able to follow instruction from the teacher in the room and to assist with anything they may need.

Candidates will work from 8:45am-12:15pm, Monday through Friday. They will be held responsible for up to 20 children at a time, with the teacher in the classroom. A volunteer will also be in the room to help. The candidate must also be able to create a safe and controlled environment on days when there are field trips. Pay: $10.00/hour.

Submit your application and resume via email to: Alison Bozoski, Camp Coordinator (abozoski@lbifoundation.org).

– Nature Studies Teacher/Seasonal Environmental Researcher –

The LBIF is looking for an energetic and engaging professional for a combined position that includes teaching our Nature Studies summer camp, and leading workshops on environmental studies to all ages, with the extensions of research and field work with shellfish, soils and terrapins. This individual will teach a morning summer camp program for children ages 7-9 about Nature Studies & Marine Sciences, and in the afternoon lead workshops for the following age groups: young adult (minimum 14 years of age), to adult about the ecology and stewardship of the Barnegat Bay Watershed & Estuary. The workshops will explain individual actions to protect and improve the bay and our planet.

Qualifications – Candidates must have a strong command of the classroom, be able to work in a team environment, be able to multi-task and to keep children engaged and wanting to learn more. Candidates ideally have 3 or more years experience in the science field either teaching or researching and must have their 4 year degree in a science related field at minimum. Experience working with children is a plus. Must be able to follow and implement a structured weekly lesson plan system.

Daily activities – Candidates will work in summer camp from 8:45am-12:15pm, Monday through Friday and will also have an hour of paid “prep” time built into their weekly schedule. They will be held responsible for up to 20 children at a time, with the help of a teacher’s assistant and a volunteer. The candidate must also be able to create a safe and controlled environment on days when there are field trips (twice per week).

When finished with daily summer camp responsibilities, candidate will then instruct workshops from 1:00PM to 4:00PM and guided nature tours (limited to 15 people). Workshops will focus on the knowledge to support stewardship.  Topics will include understanding the importance of pollinators, building a remote controlled underwater vehicle, plants animals on the marsh, shellfish, terrapins, soils/rain gardens, caring for a salt water aquarium among others. Some guided tours will be offered on Saturdays.

Research will be limited, but will include the study of terrapins in the LBIF turtle garden and ribbed mussels and oysters as they relate to shoreline stabilization, using the LBIF’s twenty acre marsh, soil health, and runoff in rain gardens on the large and diverse LBIF property.

This is a seasonal position, June through August. 40 hours/week, $19.00 hour

Submit your application and resume via email to: Alison Bozoski, Camp Coordinator (abozoski@lbifoundation.org).

– Music Teacher –

The LBIF is looking for an energetic and artistic professional to teach a music program to kids ages 4-6. Candidates must have a strong command of the classroom, be able to multi-task and to keep children engaged and wanting to learn more. Candidates must have musical experience, have either recently completed their 4 year degree or are going to be entering their senior year. Experience working with children is a plus. Candidates will be responsible for directing the flow of the classroom and maintaining a safe and controlled environment. The program will run Monday through Friday, 12:30-2:30 and the campers will perform what they learned at the end of the week. Candidates will be responsible for teaching the children beginner musical skills, working towards the performance at the end of the week.

Candidates will work from 12:15-2:45, Monday through Friday and will also have an hour of paid “prep” time built into their weekly schedule.  They will be held responsible for up to 20 children at a time, a volunteer will also be in the room to help at times.

Pay: $15/hour

Please direct any questions to Alison Bozoski, Camp Coordinator (abozoski@lbifoundation.org).

– Early Birds Teacher –

The LBIF is looking for an energetic and artistic professional to teach kids ages 5-6 in our Early Birds camp. Candidates must have a strong command of the classroom, be able to work in a team environment, be able to multi-task and to keep children engaged and wanting to learn more. Candidates ideally have 3 or more years’ experience in the art field either teaching or working professionally and must have their 4 year degree in either Education or the Arts. Experience working with children is a plus. Candidate will be responsible for directing the flow of the classroom; maintaining structure while allowing room for creative freedom. Must be able to follow and implement a structured weekly lesson plan system. The teacher will be responsible for coming up with project ideas following the aforementioned lesson plan structure.

Candidates will work from 8:45am-12:15pm, Monday through Friday and will also have an hour of paid “prep” time built into their weekly schedule. The teacher will have the help of a teacher’s assistant and a volunteer. The candidate must also be able to create a safe and controlled environment when the children have time on the playground. Pay: $15.00/hour

Submit your application and resume via email to: Alison Bozoski, Camp Coordinator (abozoski@lbifoundation.org).

– Teen Arts Teacher –

The LBIF is looking for an energetic and artistic professional to teach kids ages 13-16 in our Teen Arts camp. Candidates must have a strong command of the classroom, be able to multi-task and to keep children engaged and wanting to learn more. Candidates ideally have 3 or more years’ experience in the art field either teaching or working professionally and must have their 4 year degree in either Education or the Arts. Experience working with children is a plus. Candidate will be responsible for directing the flow of the classroom and maintaining structure while allowing room for creative freedom. Must be able to follow and implement a structured weekly lesson plan system. The teacher will be responsible for coming up with project ideas suitable for the skill level and age of the teens, following the aforementioned lesson plan structure.

Candidates will work from 8:45am-12:15pm, Monday through Friday and will also have an hour of paid “prep” time built into their weekly schedule. Pay: $15.00/hour

Submit your application and resume via email to: Alison Bozoski, Camp Coordinator (abozoski@lbifoundation.org). In addition, please attach a portfolio of your work and state what discipline you specialize in.

– Culinary Teacher –

The LBIF is looking for an energetic and artistic professional to teach kids ages 7-12 in our afternoon Culinary Creations camp. Candidates must have a strong command of the classroom, be able to multi-task and to keep children engaged and wanting to learn more. Candidates ideally have 1 to 2 years’ experience in the field and have either recently completed their 4 year degree or are going to be entering their senior year. Experience working with children is a plus. Candidate will be responsible for directing the flow of the classroom and maintaining a safe and controlled environment. Must be able to prepare recipes, and purchase the supplies needed (with a given weekly budget). The candidates will be responsible for coming up with recipes suitable for the skill level and age of the children.

Candidates will work from 12:15 – 2:45pm, Monday through Friday and will also have three hours of paid “prep” time built into their weekly schedule. Pay: $15.00/hour

Submit your application and resume via email to: Alison Bozoski, Camp Coordinator (abozoski@lbifoundation.org). In addition, please attach a portfolio of your work and state what discipline you specialize in.

Volunteer

Learn more about the ways in which you can volunteer with LBIF by visiting the Become a Volunteer section!

Internships

DEADLINE: Rolling admission 

Interning with the LBIF is a rewarding experience designed to give real-world understanding of working in a non-profit cultural organization. The LBIF has several internship programs available in areas ranging widely within the organization.

View below to see available internships & how to apply.

Teaching Positions

Teaching at the LBIF is a rewarding experience.  If you are interested in teaching at the LBIF, please contact us.  We are always looking to expand our offerings with exciting new teachers and classes!

Non-teaching Positions

Occasionally, support staff and administrative positions become available at the LBIF.  If you are interested, please submit your resume and we will keep it on file for when we have an opening.

Apply here today!

 

 

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