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Summer Camp Director

VMNH Pool Nature Center Summer Camp Director

at Pool Nature Center, Marlboro VT

$25 per hour / 80 - 100 hours

The Vermont Museum of Natural History is hiring a Camp Director for two weeks of summer camp; August 5th – 9th & August 12th – 16th, approx. 8 am – 4 pm, with an additional 20 hours of prep and wrap-up time.

The Program leader will supervise an adult counselor and a high-school counselor and work closely with the Museum’s Executive Director and Office Manager in organizing the camp curriculum. Support will be provided throughout the camp by the Museum’s Office Manager.

The Successful applicant will have the following:

• Experience working with elementary aged children in an outdoor setting.

• A love for nature and experience with outdoor activities; hiking, camping, basic survival skills, etc.

• Be physically able to maneuver over varied outdoor terrain and carry up to 50 pounds.

• Basic familiarity with the natural history of Southern Vermont.

• Be able to pass a State and Federal background check.

• Trained in First Aid and CPR.

• Have reliable transportation to Marlboro, VT.

• Be willing to support the Museum’s mission and values.

• Camp Director will be responsible for taking pictures and providing an end of camp narrative detailing the camp experience, including success’s, challenges, and parent and camper quotes.

The Museum will provide the successful applicant with guided tours of the surrounding area, off trail, beaver ponds and “cool spots”.

 

To apply: send a letter of inquiry and a resume to Camp Coordinator, Kristine Sweeter.  Kristine.Sweeter@vermontmuseum.org 

Summer Camp Adult Assistant

VMNH Pool Nature Center Summer Camp Adult Assistant

at Pool Nature Center, Marlboro VT

$20 per hour / 80 hours

The Vermont Museum of Natural History is hiring an Adult Assistant to the Camp Director for two weeks of summer camp; August 5th – 9th & August 12th – 16th, approx. 8 am – 4 pm.

The Adult Assistant will work closely with the Camp Director and Junior counselors in the daily operation of the camp including hiking, crafts and discipline.

The Successful applicant will have the following:

• Experience working with elementary aged children in an outdoor setting.

• A love for nature and experience with outdoor activities; hiking, camping, basic survival skills, etc.

• Be physically able to maneuver over varied outdoor terrain and carry up to 50 pounds.

• Be able to pass a State and Federal background check.

• Have reliable transportation to Marlboro, VT.

• Be willing to support the Museum’s mission and values.

The Museum will provide the successful applicant with guided tours of the surrounding area, off trail, beaver ponds and “cool spots”.

To apply: send a letter of inquiry and a resume to Camp Coordinator, Kristine Sweeter.  Kristine.Sweeter@vermontmuseum.org 

Volunteer Nature Center Greeter

We are looking for someone to staff the Pool Nature Center in Marlboro, VT during weekend hours until mid-October. This is a volunteer position that would be primarily responsible for interacting with visitors and opening and closing the Pool Nature Center Building in cooperation with Museum staff and volunteers.

The Successful applicant will have the following:

  • Reliable transportation to Marlboro Vermont

  • Ability to commit to a specific schedule (to be determined cooperatively)

  • Friendly demeanor

  • Willingness to support the Museum's mission and goals

The successful applicant will also have opportunities to engage in other Museum activities (animal care, education, etc) and access to volunteer outings, trainings  and Museum Merch. 

To apply: contact Michael Clough at Michael.Clough@vermontmuseum.org

If you're interested in volunteering, or wish to set up a volunteering experience for a youth or young adult, please email volunteer@vermontmuseum.org with the following information, and we'll be in touch soon!

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