Jobs at Ipswich River

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Pre & K Assistant Counselor, Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

Location: Topsfield, MA
Sanctuary: Ipswich River

Lead nature activities and act as a counselor in a nature day camp for children ages 4 to 6. The program combines crafts and games with sensory awareness activities, simple investigation, and firsthand observation of plant and animal life on a wildlife sanctuary.



  • At least 18 years of age
  • Interest in and understanding of children, and a desire to share experiences with them
  • Ability to follow directions and work in a team atmosphere
  • A genuine interest in the outdoors
  • Successful candidates will also need to pass a background record check (CORI and SORI)
  • If required to drive candidates will need a license and will need to pass a drivers background record check

Compensation and Benefits

Salary starting at $12.00/hour

Additional Comments

Schedule: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m., June 17–August 23, 2019. 

How to Apply

Please email or send your resume, cover letter and three references to:

Scott Santino - Camp Director

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary

87 Perkins Row

Topsfield, MA, 01983 

Job# 2219

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