Temp Outdoor Instructor - Reidsville, NC

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Vacancy Type Temporary Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Temp Outdoor Instructor - Reidsville, NC Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range $300/wk. Private room in staff house and meals when working also provided for staff Position Number 11ASO1170 Work Schedule Varies, but generally 5 day work weeks, some weekend work required Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Department 112412 - Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Camp Department 4-H Youth Development/Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Educational Center Job City & State Reidsville, NC Essential Job Duties

The Penn 4-H Center provides day and overnight programs to elementary, middle, and high school students on our 220 acres in Reidsville, NC. Program staff provide instruction for nearly 20 programs in environmental science and cultural history to elementary school students in the Environmental Education Program. Topics include aquatic ecology, forest measurements, predator/prey relationships, wildlife habits, pioneer living history, canoeing and much more. Staff also facilitate ground initiatives, team challenge course and High Ropes course elements with students in Souring Thru Spaces program, as well as provide leadership for GPS based science activities in the ORIENT program. A 2 week paid staff training is provided at the beginning of the season and as part of that there will also be a 3 day high ropes course training provided that staff are required to attend.

Internships may also be available.

Work Schedule – Long work days (8am-9pm) are regularly required. This is a seasonal position that starts February 25th and ends around May 24th with possibilities for continued employment again in our summer camp program and fall school program.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Kyle Shillinglaw at 336-349-9445 ext 305 or by email to [email protected]

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Minimum Experience/Education

-Applicant must be at least 21 years of age and should have a degree in a related field or 2 years experience working with youth.

Departmental Required Skills

-Individual must have a love for working with kids, an interest in experiential education, enthusiasm for hard work, and a ton of patience.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

-Previous work in a camp setting is preferred

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions


  • Resume
  • Contact Information for at least 3 references
Job Open Date 10/25/2018 Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time. 12/28/2018 Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 02/25/2019 AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you at least 21 years of age and have a degree in a related field or 2 years experience working with youth?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess a love for working with kids, an interest in experiential education, enthusiasm for hard work, and a ton of patience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you have prior experience working in a camp setting?
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials Required Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Contact Information for References
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    Posted: 2/8/2019
    Application Due: 4/9/2019
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