Jobs at Ipswich River

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Teen Travel Counselor - Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: Topsfield, MA
Sanctuary: Ipswich River

Lead nature activities and act as a counselor and mentor in a natural history day camp for teens ages 12 to 14. The camps emphasize group cooperation, nature study, and experiential learning. Instructors conduct field trips to a variety of locations in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. 


  • Education: B.A. or B.S. in education or related degree with appropriate work experience
  • Experience in leading natural history activities relating to local environments in a camp setting
  • Ability to work cooperatively and independently
  • Interest in and understanding of children, and a desire to share outdoor experiences with them
  • American Red Cross First Aid and Community CPR Certification
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a minivan
  • Successful candidates must pass a background records check (CORI, SORI and driver's)

Compensation and Benefits

Rate of Pay: Starting at $14.00/hr

Additional Comments

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., July 15–26, 2019.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, résumé, and three references to: 

Scott Santino - Camp Director

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
87 Perkins Row
Topsfield, MA, 01983  

Job# 2549

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