Do you love the outdoors? Have a passion for cooking, gardening, and soaking up the beauty of nature? Are you excited about helping kids reconnect with and care for the earth? Apply today to work as an Educator at Appleton Farm Camp!
Typical hours for the full-time Camp Educator are 7:50am-4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Hours for the part-time Camp Educator are 7:50am-12:30pm, Monday through Friday. The camp season runs from June 22 – August 14 with a week of mandatory training which will take place June 15–June 19. The Farm Camp Educator is primarily responsible for the planning and daily execution of camp programs and activities and direct supervision of campers, 5-15 years old, depending on the assigned age group.
In This Role You Will:
Do you love the outdoors? Have a passion for cooking, gardening, and soaking up the beauty of nature? Are you excited about helping kids reconnect with and care for the earth? Apply today to work as an Educator at Appleton Farm…
Compensation and Benefits
The Camp Educator position at Appleton Farms is a seasonal role with a pay rate of $12.75-$14 per hour, commensurate with experience. In addition to competitive pay, The Trustees offers the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across New England who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.
If your academic institution works with you to create internship experiences, the Farm Camp Educator position is an excellent candidate. Though you are responsible for coordinating this with your institution, the Camp Director will work with you to create a project that will fulfill the requirements of your internship.
About the Appleton Farm Camp Program:
Appleton Farm Camp is a children’s day camp located at Appleton Farms in Ipswich, MA. The 1,000 acre farm is the oldest continuously operating farm in the country. The working dairy, cheese making facility, barnyard animals, beautiful trails, engaging education programs, and deep history make this a special place to visit and work. At camp, we have an interdisciplinary, hands-on approach to learning, in the fields and forests, the Learning Garden, the barnyard, and the kitchen. Our unique camp will connect children to the land, and the natural systems that support us all, while spending time outdoors, exploring, making friends, and having fun.
For more information about our program, please visit: Appleton Farm Camp.
About The Trustees
The Trustees is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster. Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care. We are funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 60,000 member households.
The Trustees has been featured in the Top 100 Women-Led Organizations in Massachusetts for six consecutive years.
In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of its team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.
The Trustees is a signer of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council and a Member of the Boston College Center for Work and Family.
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Compensation and Benefits
The Camp Educator position at Appleton Farms is a seasonal role with a pay rate of $12.75-$14 per hour, commensurate with experience. In addition to…
When applying, please be sure to mention if you are applying for full-time, part-time, or either.
Please upload a resume summarizing your education and work history, a cover letter telling us a little about yourself, and a statement of purpose describing your philosophy of education and your interest in working at Appleton Farms. Applications will not be reviewed without these supporting documents.