Posted 3 weeks ago

Science Camp Assistant

Company: The Morton Arboretum
Category: Education, Other Occupations, Parks & Recreation


Type: Part Time, Temporary

The Morton Arboretum is seeking a Science Camp Assistant who will assist Science Camp Instructors as they lead school-age children in nature discovery classes and activities related to the Arboretum’s remarkable exhibits and varied natural areas. Accompany Science Camp Instructors and students on engaging, fun hiking trips on the Arboretum’s grounds and assist with science-related indoor and outdoor teaching activities. Essential Functions: 

  • Represent The Morton Arboretum’s mission and programs in a positive, constructive, and effective manner.
  • Assist Science Camp Instructors as they implement a science-related curriculum for up to 15 students of a specified age group.
  • Become familiar/comfortable with hiking a variety of trails on the Arboretum grounds.
  • Interact with parents and guardians of students in a professional, courteous, and responsive manner.
  • Become familiar with the Arboretum’s mission, history, programs, and structure. 
  • Support Summer Science Camp’s inclusion practices with the assistance of the Camp Instructors and Inclusion Coordinator.