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If being a positive, caring, responsible role model to youth and connecting them to the wonder of Pacific Northwest ecosystems sounds awesome, employment with Camp Fire Wilani might be YOUR spark! Being camp staff is a powerful way to positively affect the lives of young people!

POC and LGBTQ candidates and strongly encouraged to apply. Camp Fire Wilani is welcoming to all people and is a non-sectarian program that values diversity, builds equity, and strives to be a comprehensively inclusive environment.

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2019 Fall Outdoor School Staff

Be part of an exciting pilot of a new Outdoor School Program for 5th and 6th grade learners at Camp Wilani @Havenroot in Veneta, Oregon. School groups come out to camp for three days in a row to learn science in the outdoors. Camp Fire Wilani’s Outdoor School leadership will provide a comprehensive training for staff and assure that even people new to environmental education will feel prepared and empowered. Just 12 miles west of Eugene, this beautiful location is a great place for both students and staff to grow and connect to the natural world. Even if candidates have had limited exposure to science and the outdoors, a strong willingness to learn and grow is sufficient.

Job Description

People of color and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Camp Fire is non-sectarian and welcoming to all. Bilingual Spanish or ASL are highly desired, but not required.

In addition to paid, hourly positions, the following opportunities are also available:

  • For-credit college internships are available (stipend)
  • High School Volunteer Assistant Instructor Opportunities Available (unpaid)

Be part of an exciting Outdoor School Program for 5th and 6th grade learners at Camp Wilani @Havenroot in Veneta, Oregon. School groups come out to camp for three days in a row to learn science in the outdoors. This beautiful location in the Oregon Coast Range is perfect for anyone who wants to help children connect to the outdoors with the fun and culture of Eugene, Oregon just 12 miles away.

All programs are three days in a row: Monday-Wednesday, Tuesday-Thursday, or Wednesday to Friday. Instructor schedules are dependant on registration numbers and have some flexibility.

Dates

  • Fall Season: August 27th – November 5th, 2019
  • Spring Season: March 15th, 2020 – June 5th, 2020
  • Candidates may choose one or both seasons
  • Summer camp staff employment possible at a weekly salary plus room and board for 8 months of employment with a winter break.

Days

Monday-Friday, variable

Shifts

1.) Monday-Wednesday

2.) Tuesday-Thursday

3.) Wednesday-Friday

Instructor Day Shift: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM (8 hours)

Evening Program Shift: 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM (4.5 Hours)

Between 24 and 40 hours of work per week available depending on registrations.

Camp Fire Wilani’s Outdoor School leadership will provide a comprehensive training for staff and assure that even people new to environmental education will feel prepared and empowered. Just 12 miles west of Eugene, this beautiful location is a great place for both students and staff to grow and connect to the natural world.

Locations

  • 380 Q Street, Suite 260, Springfield, Oregon – OFFICE
  • 24487 Bolton Hill Road, Veneta, Oregon – CAMP
  • Some field trips and other locations as determined

Requirements

  • Desire and willingness to work outdoors for up to eight hour periods, rain or shine!
  • Ability to traverse uneven terrain outdoors and carry up to 30 lbs
  • Passion for environmental education and the value of getting children outdoors
  • Strong willingness to learn and conduct field lessons as assigned
  • Open-mindedness and passion for making every child feel welcomed and valued
  • Interest in learning about the outdoors in a scientific framework
  • Patience, kindness, and an open heart
  • Candidates should possess a strong work ethic, be detail oriented, and enjoy being part of a collaborative, uplifting team
  • Candidates must be willing and able to adhere to all policies and procedures, and follow emergency protocols as dictated

Candidates must model a positive attitude and healthy lifestyle

  • Camp Fire Wilani is a smoke, vape, drug, and alcohol free organization
  • Candidates must pass an FBI criminal background check
  • Candidates must complete an application, participate in an interview, and submit three contacts as references who are not family, partners, or personal friends

APPLICATION REQUIRED: https://form.jotform.com/83335140006141

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $13.00 to $14.00 /hour

2019 Camp Wilani Summer Employment is Closed. Please check back November, 2019.

 

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Young people want to shape the world.

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In Camp Fire, it begins now.

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