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Environmental Specialist

Camp Kawartha is Hiring Environmental Specialists!

Camp Kawartha is actively seeking individuals interested in working in outdoor settings with children this summer! We’re looking to hire two Environmental Specialists this summer, who will work closely with our Environmental Director to lead land-based, interactive environmental programming for our campers.

If interested, please send a resumé and cover letter to

Environmental Specialist Job Description

Responsible to: Environmental Director & Summer Camp Director


  • Promoting a sense of environmental kinship within all members of the camp community
  • Inclusion and application of local traditional indigenous knowledge and skills
  • Delivering engaging/inspiring environmental programs throughout summer camp that are consistent with Camp Kawartha’s environment framework
  • Planning and delivering the eco-skills program for overnight campers and nature-based programming for day campers
  • Using experiential and interactive strategies to promote awareness for Camp Kawartha’s habitats and communities
  • Coming up with opportunities for further naturalization of Camp Kawartha and connecting campers with concepts of harm-reduction
  • Promoting gardening, recycling, and energy conservation at camp
  • Acting as a resource for campers and staff interested in nature and environmental programming


  • Land-based knowledge and an interest in local species, plant identification, and environmental kinship
  • A strong understanding of local traditional indigenous knowledge and understanding is an asset
  • Experience working with children is an asset
  • Experience working in an outdoor setting is an asset
  • An interest in collaborating, team work, a passion for education and community

Camp Kawartha is committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. The Camp will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.

Camp Kawartha is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate the diversity of our camp community including differences in race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, and gender identity. We welcome candidates representing such diversity.


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