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Position Posted On:
Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th St.
Des Moines, IA  50315

Job Title:
Summer Safari Counselor
Job Type:
Summer Employment
Hours Per Week:
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How To Apply:
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to zoohr@blankparkzoo.org. Indicate in the subject line your name and the position “Summer Safari Counse
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Job Description:
The Blank Park Zoo is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Summer Safari Counselor to teach our summer camps. Responsibilities include: • Instructs students attending our camp • Communicates with parents on a daily basis • Develops curriculum used in camp • Order and prepares all materials necessary for instruction • Conducts guided tours of the Zoo • Undertakes special projects and duties as assigned
Job Qualifications:
Applicants must be 18 years or older and preference will be given to students currently enrolled in, or graduated from a college or university majoring in education, environmental interpretation, theater, biology, zoology, psychology or related field. The position begins mid-May and ends mid-August. Hours are Monday – Friday and vary from 7:00am – 6:00pm.