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For general inquires, please feel free to call us at (831) 521-2893 or send us an email at campsealab@wolfschool.org.

Camp SEA Lab Staff

Halley Finkel

Halley Finkel

Education Director

 

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Ahalya Nalamothu

Program Coordinator

 

WOLF School Staff

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Heather Butler

 Director WOLF School

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Desiree Gant

Associate Director WOLF School

Jobs Available

Do you love working with kids, spending time outdoors at the beach, and want to inspire the next generation of ocean stewards? We are hiring naturalists for our Spring outdoor school season running from January through May 2023.

Camp is located in Aptos, CA. Outdoor school runs 3 days per week, either Monday-Wednesday, or Tuesday- Thursday.

A typical schedule will be:

Day 1- 9AM- 4PM, 7PM-9:30PM

Day 2 - 8AM- 4PM, 7PM-9:30PM

Day 3- 8AM- 3PM

Duties and Responsibilities:

-  Effectively deliver marine science lessons to up to 18 students and lead community building group activities including games and campfire programs.

-  Express enthusiasm in all aspects of teaching including ocean awareness and marine science education; educate campers on topics such as local marine life, rocky shore, sandy beach and deep-sea habitats, and coastal wetlands of the Monterey Bay.

- Participate as a member of a team of peers, under the supervision of a Camp SEA Lab Coordinator

-  Understand and implement program safety regulations of Camp SEA Lab’s risk management plan during all camp activities.

-  Act as a positive role model for participants and express enthusiasm in all aspects of camp.

- Assume responsibility for the well-being of each camper and provide necessary emergency response and/or first aid to all campers while on duty.

Qualifications:

- Education or work experience equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a science-related field

- Demonstrate responsibility, organization, flexibility, and sound judgment as it relates to the delivery of youth program activities in a team setting.

- Demonstrate familiarity with coastal locations and knowledge of the marine environments in Monterey Bay.

- Previous experience working with youth in an informal education setting; could include camp, classroom, or other environments.

- Ability to work with diverse populations and multiple learning styles.

- Experience in youth focused-programs and delivery of science content; knowledge of inquiry-based teaching strategies.

- Pass a background check (including a criminal records check and National Registered Sex Offender check) and obtain a valid CPR/First Aid certification.

- Must currently hold or obtain a valid CPR/First Aid certification.

- Must have completed the two shot vaccination series for COVID-19.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to education@wolfschool.org

Do you love cooking, kids, and a beautiful ocean view? We are hiring a part-time Cook for our Fall camp season. The season runs from September through December 2022.

Location:

Camp St. Francis, located in Aptos near Seascape Resort.

Schedule:

Camp runs three days a week, typically Tuesday-Thursday, with occasional programs on Monday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Friday. Hours are below. You must be available for all shifts.

Day 1: 2 PM- 8:00 PM

Day 2: 7 AM - 11 AM and 2 PM - 8:00 PM, split shift

Day 3: 7 AM - 12 PM

Compensation:

$18-19/ hour

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Food preparation, cooking, and serving of camp menu items

- Maintaining cleanliness in the kitchen general work areas

- Dining hall set-up before meals and kitchen cleanup after meals

Qualifications:

- Must possess a California Food Handlers Card

- Minimum of 1 year experience working in food service

- Pass a background check (including criminal records check and National Registered Sex Offender check)

- Must have completed the two shot vaccination series for COVID-19.

To Apply:

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send your resume to education@wolfschool.org.

Do you love working with kids, hanging out at the beach, snorkeling, surfing and splashing around, and want to inspire the next generation of ocean stewards? We are hiring naturalists for our summer day camp! The season runs from June 6-August 5, 2022.

Camp programs are located in various locations in Monterey, CA.

Schedule:

Monday- 7:45AM- 3:30PM

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday - 8AM-3:30PM

Friday- 8AM- 4PM

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Supervise a group of 10-14 campers, and as part of a team of 3 Naturalists and 1 Day Camp Lead, oversee up to 36 campers (ages 8-15) from Monday to Friday each week.

-  Effectively deliver marine science lessons and lead group activities and games.

-  Express enthusiasm in all aspects of teaching including ocean awareness and marine science education; educate campers on topics such as local marine life, rocky shore, sandy beach and deep-sea habitats, and coastal wetlands of the Monterey Bay.

- Under the supervision and guidance of specialized aquatic activity instructors, help lead campers in ocean recreational activities such as snorkeling, surfing, and kayaking.

-  Understand and implement program safety regulations of Camp SEA Lab’s risk management plan during all camp activities.

-  Act as a positive role model for participants and express enthusiasm in all aspects of camp.

- Assume responsibility for the well-being of each camper and provide necessary emergency response and/or first aid to all campers while on duty.

Qualifications:

- Demonstrate responsibility, organization, flexibility, and sound judgment as it relates to the delivery of youth program activities in a team setting.

- Demonstrate familiarity with coastal locations and knowledge of the marine environments in Monterey Bay.

- Previous experience working with youth in an informal education setting; could include camp, classroom, or other environments.

- Ability to work with diverse populations and multiple learning styles.

- Experience in youth focused-programs and delivery of science content; knowledge of inquiry-based teaching strategies.

- Minimum age requirement is 18 years of age.

- Pass a background check (including a criminal records check and National Registered Sex Offender check).

- Must currently hold or obtain a valid CPR/First Aid certification.

- Must have completed the two shot vaccination series for COVID-19.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to education@campsealab.org

Do you love working with kids, snorkeling and surfing, and want to inspire the next generation of ocean stewards? We are hiring aquatics instructors for our summer day camp! The season runs from June 6-August 5, 2022.

Camp programs are located in various locations in Monterey, CA.

Schedule:

2 days a week, typically Tuesdays and Thursdays - 8AM-4PM

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Serve as aquatic instructor and demonstrate proper snorkeling and surfing techniques to participants.  Be able to confidently lead at least a 30-minute land-based lesson before entering into the ocean, under the guidance of the Aquatic Program Supervisor.

-  Understand and implement program safety regulations of Camp SEA Lab’s risk management plan during all aquatic activities.

-  Maintain constant supervision and ensure the safety of all participants.  Be responsible for a maximum of 20 participants at a time while in the water.

-  Make sound judgments and informed decisions regarding local ocean conditions of the Monterey Bay

- Direct participants in the proper use of aquatic equipment (wetsuits, surf boards, snorkeling gear, etc.), and be responsible for overall clean up and proper storage of gear.

-  Inspect, clean and repair aquatic programs equipment before and after each instructional session.

- Assume responsibility for the well-being of each camper and provide necessary emergency response and/or first aid to all campers while on duty.

Qualifications:

- Demonstrate responsibility, organization, flexibility, and sound judgment as it relates to the delivery of youth program activities in a team setting.

- Demonstrate familiarity with coastal locations and knowledge of the marine environments in Monterey Bay.

- Previous experience working with youth in an informal education setting; could include camp, classroom, or other environments.

- Candidate should have personal snorkeling and surfing experience, and prior teaching experience in these activities is preferred.

- Minimum age requirement is 18 years of age.

- Pass a background check (including a criminal records check and National Registered Sex Offender check).

- Must currently hold or obtain a valid American Red Cross Lifeguard certification.

- Must have completed the two shot vaccination series for COVID-19.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to education@campsealab.org

Fall 2021 Outdoor School Staff
Fall 2021 Outdoor School Staff
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