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Outdoor Educator

Company: YMCA of Greater Dayton
Location: Oregonia
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Outdoor Educator
Camp Kern
Oregonia, OH
Full-time/Non-Exempt
$10.00/Hourly Plus Overtime
*The average amount of hours for this position during the peak season time is 40 - 50 hours per week.*

Position Summary:
Responsible for teaching natural history effectively.

At the YMCA, We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Essential Functions:
Teach environmental education, team building, and early Ohio history classes
Effectively lead large group activities such as games, camp fires, high ropes course, climbing wall, hayrides, canoeing, night hikes, campfire gatherings, and more.
Assist the Outdoor Education Director with staff trainings
Assist with program development using the corresponding curriculum materials
Communicate with all camp departments regarding needs and schedules
Work effectively as a team member with all Camp Kern Staff
Learn and teach camp songs
Coordinate participants in dining hall set up
Proactively solves problems.
Maintains all pertinent equipment and supplies.
Follows appropriate safety guidelines.
Communicates to direct supervisor any concerns, needed repairs, or incidents that may need follow-up.
Communicates any suggestions to improve the facility and grounds.

Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED required. 4-Year college degree in Parks and Recreation, Education, Camp Management, or related field preferred.
Online New Employee Orientation, Child Abuse Prevention, and Bloodborne Pathogens within 30 days of employment Child Abuse Prevention and Bloodborne Pathogens to be refreshed every 12 months. CPR/AED, First Aid, and Oxygen required within first 60 days of employment and kept current
Minimum of 6 months educational instruction experience or residential camp experience required.
1 year of natural history, outdoor education or adventure preferred.
Knowledge of fire safety, high ropes course experience, and water navigation preferred.%4071394%

Keywords: YMCA of Greater Dayton, Dayton , Outdoor Educator, Other , Oregonia, Ohio

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