Nature Connection Mentor


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The River's Path
Freelance
Job Overview

The Nature Connection Mentor will facilitate the children’s program on a family song circle river retreat September 21-30, 2020 with The River’s Path and MaMuse.

The Nature Connection Mentor is responsible for the development and facilitation of a children’s nature connection program on a week long river retreat in Labyrinth Canyon of the Green River in Utah. We will have 6-10 children from 4-12 years of age. Parents will be on the trip as well, so some activities will be facilitated by MaMuse for all ages. The ideal candidate will have a background working with children in music, art, and nature connection with some experience canoeing on rivers.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include but not limited to:

  • Nature Connection Mentor will be the primary facilitator for nature connection, art, and music activities on the Circles of Song Canoe Retreat with MaMuse.
  • Curriculum development for the children’s program on the trip
  • Assist with logistics, kitchen management, camp setup, and canoe guiding.
  • Ensure children’s safety and enjoyment in a desert/river environment.
  • Manage unexpected situations on the river: safety considerations, accidents, interpersonal challenges, and changing weather conditions

REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL LICENSE(S)/CERTIFICATIONS:

Current driver’s license with clean driving record, Wilderness First Responder, CPR

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • Training as a Nature Connection Mentor
  • Experience in facilitating nature, art, and music programs for children
  • Experience in river canoeing
  • Able to lift 80lb canoes with assistance
  • Comfortable with collaboration and deep open communication

PREFERRED:

  • BA/BS in Environmental Studies, education, biology, or related field.
  • Naturalist background

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected]