Jobs at Ipswich River

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Art Education Counselor - Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: Topsfield, MA
Sanctuary: Ipswich River

Lead art activities and act as a counselor in a natural history day camp for children ages 7 to 11. The camp emphasizes group cooperation, nature study, and experiential learning.  Develop art and photography lessons using field, forest, and wetland habitats on a wildlife sanctuary.


  • Education: B.A. or B.S. in early childhood education or related education degree with appropriate work experience
  • Experience in leading art activities and translating them into 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
  • Successful candidates must pass a background records check (CORI and SORI)

Compensation and Benefits

Salary starting at $13.00/hour

Additional Comments

Schedule: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m., August 5–23, 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# 2822