Cincinnati Parks job posting

23 Feb 2019 2:34 PM | Josh Flory (Administrator)

Want a Fun, Outdoor Job this Summer? 

Summer Day Camp Staff Needed in Cincinnati Parks!

* Full day of paid training on 6/2 and 6/3 - 6/7 from 9:00am - 3:30pm.  

* $10.44 per hour, no benefits, but a variety of skills gained.
* Must be available to work June 2 - August 2.
                      

NATURECAMP IN THE PARKS
*  A nature-oriented daycamp program, ages 5 - 12, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks.                                       
*  Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.                                                                        
*  Develop your own lesson plans that include daily hikes, educational games, crafts and          

other nature activities for 12 campers per staff person each week.

*  Must work 9am - 3:30pm (Mon. - Fri.) and select Thursdays until 5 pm; up to 35 - 38 hrs/wk.

PRESCHOOL DISCOVERY MORNINGS

*  A nature-oriented preschool program, ages 3 ½ - 5, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks (same as above).                                        
*  Early Childhood Education majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.                                                                       
*  Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature activities for
campers per staff person each week.

*  Must work from 8:45am - 12:45pm (Mon. - Fri.), and select Thursdays until 2pm, up to 20 - 25 hrs/wk.         

NATURE NEXT DOOR

*  An award-winning, grant-funded program that visits 4 inner-city parks each week.

*  Work with a team to provide educational crafts, games and other hands-on activities       

for inner-city youth ages 4 - 13. Lesson plans are already created.

*  Education or Social Services majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.  

*  Must work core hours from 9am - 2:30pm (Mon. - Fridays), about 23 - 26 hrs/wk.

CAMPS AT NATURE CENTERS  

*  A nature-oriented daycamp program with set age ranges and themes that change weekly. Staff will work with campers from preschool to middle school age.                                                 

*  Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.                                                                        

*  Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature and science activities for 8 - 12 campers per staff person each week.

*  Must be available to work hours ranging from 8am - 4pm (Mon. - Fri.), 34 - 38 hrs/wk.              
   Late evening hrs or an overnight may be required on two evenings during the summer.      

QUALIFICATIONS

 *  Basic knowledge of local nature and ecology and ability to communicate well with children.

*  Ability to work outdoors and maintain physical condition necessary for:

sitting, standing, climbing, walking for prolonged periods of time; occasional light or moderate lifting and carrying required; occasionally required
to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to climb or balance;    
stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.; able to hear sounds in low and high frequencies; specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision,
ability to distinguish colors, and the ability to adjust focus; must speak clearly and audibly.

*  Must be 18 years old, a high school graduate, and pass criminal police background checks.

*  Must have a valid driver’s license or state id; provide own transportation.

 Send resume to: erin.morris@cincinnati-oh.gov
(please indicate in the email any preferences you have for the 4 positions)

For more information, contact:

Erin Morris, Assistant Manager

Cincinnati Park Board

Phone: 513-321-6070  
The City of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer.

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