Employment Oppurtunity: Farm Camp Educator

posted Apr 25, 2017, 6:23 AM by The Morris Farm Trust   [ updated Apr 25, 2017, 6:26 AM ]
JOB TYPE: Seasonal/Summer

OVERVIEW
The Morris Farm Trust is seeking a Farm Educator for this summer’s Farm Camp. Farm Camp is a day camp for children ages 5-13 held at our 50-acre campus that includes a barn, hen house, community garden plots, greenhouse, fields rotationally grazed by organically-raised Jersey cows, forests, trails, a yurt, campfire site, farm store, and an indoor learning center. Campers care for farm animals, harvest food they grow themselves, and participate in a wide range of activities including fiber arts, nature journaling, and cooking. The camp is small by design, with just 20 children attending each week-long session.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • The Farm Camp Educator will be responsible for all aspects of camp life:
  • Teaching groups of children ages 5-13
  • Leading animal, gardening, and games and learning activities overseeing snack and lunch time communicating behavior or medical issues to the Camp Director
  • Welcoming and supporting volunteers to the farm (farmer guest speakers, community volunteers, youth counselors in training)
  • Communicating with the resident farmer concerns and needs of the farm animals and garden beds 

Learn More here: http://www.morrisfarm.org/About-us/employment