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Garden Camp Program Leader

Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver, CO 80206
  • Job Code
    117937761

Job Summary: This position actively supervises children (ages 6-12) in a day camp setting while implementing creative, hands-on, interactive, plant- garden- and farm-based activities following an established curriculum. Camp activities may include but are not limited to outdoor explorations, gardening, taking care of farm animals, science, cooking, arts and crafts and storytelling. Additional responsibilities include preparing materials, communicating with colleagues and parents, and maintaining a safe, fun environment.

Career Type: Seasonal, Full-time (June & July)

Education/Experience: Prior knowledge and previous experience is preferred, including at least at least three months experience managing a group of students (K-6) in a formal or informal environment. Additional teaching experience, a valid teachers license or a related degree is desirable. Flexibility in changing circumstances and high energy required. Must be capable of moving and communicating for a long period of time. Must be capable of working independently and in a team environment. Must be available to work Monday to Friday through training and camp weeks. Must be at least 18 years old, show 460 documented hours of experience with school-age children, have passed all required background checks, and be able to pass State of Colorado required certifications and trainings, including CPR and First Aid. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows based systems and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) is desirable.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Lead children in hands-on, interactive activities for seven hours per day.
  • Supervise children during lunchtime.
  • Develop activities to be used in down periods and during activity transitions.
  • Coordinate with other camp staff in regard to daily activities.
  • Communicate with parents in regard to their childs presence at camp.
  • Maintain a safe environment for class and program participants and address first aid issues.
  • Keep accurate records of attendance, safety tasks or other camp matters as needed.

Other Job Duties:

  • Lead combined camp groups for shared activities.
  • Assist with coordinating and preparing materials for daily activities.
  • Work to assure the highest quality experience for all DBG visitors.
  • Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.
  • Maintains a positive, helpful and solution-oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.
  • Performs other duties as requested by management.

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<p><strong>Job Summary</strong>: This position actively supervises children (ages 6-12) in a day camp setting while implementing creative, hands-on, interactive, plant- garden- and farm-based activities following an established curriculum. Camp activities may include but are not limited to outdoor explorations, gardening, taking care of farm animals, science, cooking, arts and crafts and storytelling. Additional responsibilities include preparing materials, communicating with colleagues and parents, and maintaining a safe, fun environment.</p> <p><strong>Career Type:</strong> Seasonal, Full-time (June & July)</p> <p><strong>Education/Experience</strong>: Prior knowledge and previous experience is preferred, including at least at least three months experience managing a group of students (K-6) in a formal or informal environment. Additional teaching experience, a valid teachers license or a related degree is desirable. Flexibility in changing circumstances and high energy required. Must be capable of moving and communicating for a long period of time. Must be capable of working independently and in a team environment. Must be available to work Monday to Friday through training and camp weeks. Must be at least 18 years old, show 460 documented hours of experience with school-age children, have passed all required background checks, and be able to pass State of Colorado required certifications and trainings, including CPR and First Aid. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows based systems and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) is desirable.</p> <p><strong>Essential Job Duties</strong>:</p> <ul> <li>Lead children in hands-on, interactive activities for seven hours per day.</li> <li>Supervise children during lunchtime.</li> <li>Develop activities to be used in down periods and during activity transitions.</li> <li>Coordinate with other camp staff in regard to daily activities.</li> <li>Communicate with parents in regard to their childs presence at camp.</li> <li>Maintain a safe environment for class and program participants and address first aid issues.</li> <li>Keep accurate records of attendance, safety tasks or other camp matters as needed.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Other Job Duties: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Lead combined camp groups for shared activities.</li> <li>Assist with coordinating and preparing materials for daily activities.</li> <li>Work to assure the highest quality experience for all DBG visitors.</li> <li>Maintains satisfactory working relationships with managers, co-workers and others.</li> <li>Maintains a positive, helpful and solution-oriented demeanor when responding to or serving members and visitors.</li> <li>Performs other duties as requested by management.</li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/X76E7kC2EPkbClR4u5rpj"> <p>PI117937761</p>

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Posted: 2020-02-11 Expires: 2020-03-13

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