Youth leadership volunteer opportunity at Irvine Nature Center

Do you like to spend time outdoors, enjoy working with kids, or have an affinity for animals?  Irvine Nature Center is seeking responsible youth leaders, at least 14 years of age, to volunteer for our Summer Nature Camp.  Spend your time helping counselors deliver nature lessons, lead kids on hikes, and play games.  The purpose of the training program is to provide leadership training for youth who love working with children in a camp environment and who are interested in future camp counseling.  The program will provide youth leaders with hands on experience working with young campers and the opportunity to cultivate their skills and knowledge in the day camp setting and have a close involvement with the natural environment.

Spaces limited! Application Deadline is May 15, 2015.

TIME COMMITMENT:

1. Must commit to at least four consecutive camp sessions. (June 15th-August 21st)

2. Monday- Friday, Half day option 8 a.m.-1 p.m. or Full day option 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. June 15-Aug 21, 2015.

COMPENSATION:

This is a volunteer position offering valuable training for future camp, environmental and education-related employment. Community service hours/internship hours given. Returning youth leaders are eligible to apply for the paid junior counselor position.

Contact Kim Scotto, Irvine’s volunteer coordinator, for more information at 443-738-9240 or ScottoK@ExploreNature.org

 

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