This position is open until filled, applications are reviewed as they are received. The position may be closed at any time after a qualified candidate is selected.
EMPLOYMENT DATES/HOURS: 9:30 am – 3:30 pm during the following Discovery Programs Day Camps: July 15-18, July 29 - August 2, August 12-16, August 26-30.
GENERAL DUTIES: Under the direction of the Environmental Education Coordinator, Daycamp Assistants will assist Ranger-Naturalists in the supervision of children 5-12 years of age who are participating in Discovery Programs daycamps.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assists with nature crafts and other activities prepared by Ranger-Naturalists including setup and cleanup
Assists with nature walks at Edmonds beaches and parks.
Assists in ensuring a safe and enjoyable environment for the participants.
Must be a minimum of 16 years of age as of June 30, 2018.
Ability to communicate effectively with children 5-12 years of age.
Ability to follow directions and established procedures in a daycamp setting.
An interest in ecology, marine biology, and natural history highly desirable.
Experience working with children in a youth group or daycamp program preferred.
CPR and first aid training preferred.
Internal Number: 2019-018
About City of Edmonds
The CommunityEdmonds, a vibrant city located just 15 miles north of Seattle and 18 miles south of Everett, is easy to reach by Amtrak and Sound Transit commuter rail, Community Transit buses, Washington State Ferries, automobiles and bicycles. Edmonds was a well-established town by the turn of the century and the present urban form preserves many characteristics of its historic origins. The community's location along the west-facing slopes of Puget Sound provides many amenities, including extensive views of the water and Olympic Mountains, access to four beaches and waterfront parks, and convenient access to a compact, walkable downtown area.
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