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Summer Zoo Camp Counselor

Posted: January 31, 2024 Expired: February 28, 2024
Cape May County Zoo
Cape May Court House
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Cape May County Zoo

Summer Zoo Camp Counselor

Summer Zoo Camp Counselor 2024

The Cape May County Zoo is seeking individuals with a passion for education and animals to fill the position of “Summer Zoo Camp Counselor”. Under supervision of the Education Staff these individuals will be responsible for our Summer Zoo Camp program which includes delivering engaging lessons and presentations, supervising campers at all times, leading and organizing games, arts and crafts, handling and presenting ambassador animals, leading campers through the zoo while adhering to zoo protocol, and most importantly having fun!

Zoo Camp Counselors are an integral part of the Education Department. This department is a fast-paced place to be. We are a fun, upbeat, supportive, and charismatic team looking to bring on summer camp counselors who can bring our camp’s energy to the next level.   


  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Excellent public speaking and communication
  • Experience working with children is preferred.
  • Experience working with animals is preferred.
  • Ability to stand or remain standing for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions. 
  • Excellent creative thinking and originality. 
  • Excellent decision-making abilities.
  • Excellent teamwork skills. 
  • Preferably working toward, or have a bachelor’s degree in Zoology, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Conservation Education, or other related Education and/or Wildlife fields.

All applicants must pass a drug and background check with the county prior to employment.

This position is Monday-Thursday (8:00am – 5:00pm).   THREE DAYS OFF (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). 

This position is a SEASONAL/SUMMER ONLY position. 

Start Date: June 3, 2024

End Date: August 15, 2024

How to Apply

Please email a copy of the CMC Employment Application (found on website) and resume with the subject line “Camp Counselor 2024” to

Application Deadline: March 1, 2024

Cape May County Zoo
707 Route 9 North
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone: 609-465-5271

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