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Marine Science Institute is a non-profit environmental education organization. Our hands-on day camps excite and enlighten students about marine science.  We seek qualified Marine Camp Counselors who are excited about education, marine science and conservation, for ten weeks of summer sessions.  MSI is located in Redwood City, CA on the San Francisco Bay.


This is a seasonal, full-time position from June 3, 2015 - August 14, 2015
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 – 10 hours a day
Salary: based on experience


Position Responsibilities:

Under supervision of the Instructional Staff, Counselors will:

      • Help lead activities, games, arts and crafts, and songs.
      • Aid in providing an understanding of marine topics.
      • Assist Instructors in the overall supervision of campers.
      • Chaperone field-trips.
      • Set-up and break down activities.
      • Keep inventory of supplies up to date.
      • Organize and supervise extended care activities at MSI.




    • Possess current CPR and First Aid certification.
    • Currently attending, or accepted to a 4-year college
    • Reliable transportation.
    • Enthusiasm, self-motivation, and leadership skills.
    • Enjoy working with children.
    • Willingness to get wet and muddy in the field.
    • Second language skills (especially Spanish) are desired.
    • Camp experience helpful


    Application deadline: March 6, 2015


To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and employment application with at least two references to:

Marine Science Institute

500 Discovery Parkway
Redwood City, CA 94063
Attn: Felicia Van Stolk
(650) 364-2760 x19


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