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Preschool Camp Educator - Blue Hills

Location: Milton, MA
Sanctuary: Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Do you want to spend your summer outside, inspiring a love of nature in children? Then this is the job for you!

Preschool Camp Educators lead our half day Preschool Peepers program, for campers age 3.5—4, during our Summer Camp located at the Norman Smith Education Center in the Blue Hills Reservation. Camp Educators develop, plan, and implement age-appropriate nature-based activities, including hikes, games, songs and crafts, supervise the health and safety of campers, communicate effectively with camp staff, parents, and supervise high-school aged volunteers.


  • Applicants must be at least 20 years of age and have an interest and general knowledge of natural history and/or education.
  • Have or working toward a bachelor’s in environmental studies, biology, education or related field is preferred but not necessary.
  • Must have previous experience working with preschool children; have the ability to lead groups over rough terrain and be able to work both cooperatively and independently; have a positive attitude, love of nature, and a willingness to learn.
  • Current certification in Community CPR and First Aid or an equivalent current certification is required.
  • Successful candidates must pass a background records check (CORI and SORI)

Compensation and Benefits

Rate of Pay: $12.75 - $14.50/hour depending on experience, housing available for $40/week.

Additional Comments

Schedule: Training occurs June 8-12 and June 15-19. Camp runs Monday-Friday, June 22- August 21; Hours: 8:00am to 12:00pm. Additional hours as a substitute camp counselor may be available.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to:

Zach d’Arbeloff, Camp Director

Blue Hills Trailside Museum
1904 Canton Ave
Milton, MA 02186

Job# 2514

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