Program & Logistics Coordinator

Location: Lincoln, MA
Sanctuary: Drumlin Farm

About Mass Audubon

Mass Audubon is the largest nature-based conservation organization in New England. Founded in 1896 by two women who fought for the protection of birds, Mass Audubon carries on their legacy by focusing on the greatest challenges facing the environment today: the loss of biodiversity, inequitable access to nature, and climate change. With the help of our 140,000 members and supporters, we protect wildlife, conserve and restore resilient land, advocate for impactful environmental policies, offer nationally recognized education programs for adults and children, and provide endless opportunities to experience the outdoors at our wildlife sanctuaries. Explore, find inspiration, and take action at www.massaudubon.org.

About This Position

Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary is seeking an organized, creative Logistics / Program Coordinator to manage and coordinate food, supplies, and gear for camp groups. Our campers range in age from 4-17 years old and they explore habitats, learn about sustainable agriculture, and make friends at our Lincoln, MA farm and nature camp. Join a positive, welcoming community of people who enjoy learning and working together in a beautiful place, and sharing their love of nature and farming with children. 

Greater Boston and Worcester residents are strongly encouraged to apply. Every inquiry will be treated confidentially. A detailed job description is available upon request.

Duties & Responsibilities

Along with the Director, Assistant Director and camp administrative team: 

  • Help to support the overall smooth functioning of camp including supply and food management and filling in for program staff as needed;
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and positive relationships with suppliers, while working within camp budgets;
  • Prepare for, support, and supply camp groups, activity areas, kitchens, and events throughout the season;
  • Manage cleaning and sanitizing routines and supplies to promote camper, staff, and caregiver health and safety;
  • Communicate in a positive, helpful way with camp staff and full-time sanctuary staff.

Qualifications

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:

Must Have’s:

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years old and be comfortable working around children/youth;
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and respect diversity 
  • Must be organized, have good communication skills, be able to work independently and as part of a team, and be flexible;
  • Must have ability to quickly move to different locations around large camp property over uneven terrain;
  • Able to use computer (Microsoft Office, email and internet) and phone;
  • Must have community CPR/First Aid certifications current through August 2022 or willing to obtain before June (we will offer a class);
  • Must pass have valid driver’s license and ability to drive 12-passenger vans.

Nice to Have’s:

  • ServSafe Food Handler or Food Manager certification or willingness to obtain is preferable;
  • Experience working in delivery, retail, sales, and/or interest or studies in health, agriculture, environmental science, ecology, education, psychology, or related fields are helpful.

Compensation & Benefits

This position’s base compensation range is $15.50 - 18.00 per hour; actual salary will reflect level of experience and qualifications relative to position requirements.
By working at camp, you can develop leadership, teaching, communication, and risk management skills as you make lifelong friendships and change kids’ lives every day. Plus benefits including: 

  • First Aid / CPR training – free class offered to staff in June 
  • Mass Audubon membership & reciprocity with New England museums and centers 
  • Pro-deal discounts on outdoor clothing, equipment and more 
  • American Camping Association (ACA) membership
  • Network with Mass Audubon staff (conservation, education, climate science, sustainable agriculture)  

This is not a benefits eligible position.

Additional Information

Work Schedule: 
May 31 - August 24, 2022
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

COVID-19 Considerations

Mass Audubon requires that all staff, regardless of their work location, disclose their vaccination status. Proof of vaccination status will be required immediately upon hire. This should also include a booster shot if it has been 5 months since you were initially vaccinated.

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.

How To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Meghan Haslam
Job# 3604