|Employer:||Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust|
|Internship Title:||EcoVenture Youth Camp Counselor|
|Location:||Rangeley Lakes region in western Maine|
|Period of Engagement:||Each Summer (6/25 – 8/10)
|Compensation:||$10.00-$12.50 per hour, 40 hours per week.|
|Description of the Internship:|
|The Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust is a non-profit land trust that has protected over 13,000 acres in Western Maine. Our stewardship responsibilities include management of forested woodlands, outdoor recreation opportunities and environmental monitoring and education.
The Trust is seeking Youth Counselors for the Summer EcoVenture Program. Camp EcoVenture counselors will work from late June through mid-August. Employment period is June thru August with program operating weekly Tuesday thru Friday.
The EcoVenture Counselors are responsible for ensuring the smooth daily operation of the camp and for the direct supervision and safety of the campers. He or she reports directly to the Camp Director.
What You’ll Learn
Throughout the seven weeks, you will gain leadership, problem solving, interpersonal and team building skills while developing your outdoor skills in a backcountry setting.
Specific skills include:
You can expect to become part of the Rangeley community. You will spend every day outside working closely with another counselor on active adventures encouraging children to step out of their comfort zone, to make new friends, and try new experiences.
|Camp EcoVenture Counselors are responsible for ensuring the smooth daily operation of the camp and for the direct supervision and safety of the campers. He or she reports directly to the Camp Director.
|Application is made through UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement.|
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