Camp Health Care Specialist

Location: Lincoln, MA
Sanctuary: Drumlin Farm

About Mass Audubon

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About This Position

Drumlin Farm Camp in Lincoln, MA is seeking an individual to provide healthcare and manage the health center for a camp program. We aim to promote positive youth development, stewardship for the environment, and a respectful and inclusive safe space for all our campers and staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide healthcare to your level of training for campers and staff
  • Administer medications 
  • Protect the physical and emotional welfare of campers and staff, and make independent safety decisions
  • Collect and review health records and communicate with families and relevant staff about questions and special needs 
  • Maintain all healthcare paperwork including healthcare log, incident logs, and other documentation 
  • Provide healthcare training and support to program staff throughout season 
  • Maintain a clean, inviting healthcare center environment including inventory 
  • Additional related duties may be requested


At Mass Audubon, our highest priority is finding the best candidate for the job. Research has shown that people of color and women are less likely to apply for jobs if they don't believe they meet every one of the qualifications described in a job description. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our described qualifications or you have a less traditional background. We are looking for applicants with the following qualifications:

Required qualifications as per Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MA DPH) regulations, American Camp Association standards and Mass Audubon Policy:

  • Must be 21+
  • Strong organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Have 4+ weeks experience working with children (including, but not limited to: babysitting, volunteering, or experience with younger siblings)
  • Must hold current First Aid and CPR certifications or be willing to obtain them before the start of the summer (Mass Audubon will offer a class)
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and respect diversity   
  • Physically access sanctuary terrain easily by foot
  • Ability to effectively interact with others, especially children, in camp’s youth-centered environment
  • Ability to adapt to changes in schedule and work assignment

Desired Qualifications

  • Have experience or certification in medical or emergency management such as EMT, AFA, Firefighter, Wilderness First Aid/ Responder, PA, Counseling/Nursing/Medical Student, etc.
  • Have strong interest, education, or experience in Healthcare, Behavioral Health, Education, Nutrition, Counseling or similar topics

Compensation & Benefits

This position’s base salary range is $23.00-$34.00 per hour; actual salary will reflect level of experience and qualifications relative to position requirements. This is not a benefits eligible position.

Perks of Working at Mass Audubon:

  • Free First Aid/CPR training class offered to staff in June
  • “Pro- Deal” discounts on outdoor clothing, equipment and more
  • Network with Mass Audubon staff (Conservation, Education, Climate Science, etc.)

Additional Information

Work Schedule:

June 1-August 25, 2023
Monday-Friday, 10:00am-6:00pm, 40 hours/week

Other Requirements:

Employees must successfully complete a CORI and SORI Background Check and a Motor Vehicle Record (if applicable) is required.

Mass Audubon's Commitment To Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Justice

Mass Audubon's mission is to "protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and for wildlife" by building a strong coalition of employees, volunteers, and community members. We recognize that the environmental movement and field of conservation have been affected by societal systems that have limited opportunity and access for many people. As a result, Mass Audubon is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We are engaged in an ongoing process of organizational assessment and change, designed to remove barriers and create a workplace where all forms of diversity are recognized and valued.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Mass Audubon is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. Mass Audubon prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Meghan Haslam
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