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Summer Camp Instructor

Virginia Zoo
High School

It is essential to note that you must have completed High School for this job. You can negotiate your salary with the employer based on the company's stance on work-life balance and employee well-being. The job opportunity for the Summer Camp Instructor position was posted on February 12, 2024, and it will be unavailable after March 11, 2024. The employer is seeking a candidate for a job located in Norfolk, but may also be open to remote work for the right candidate. Interested in internship work? Check out Virginia Zoo's job postings. The job location specified for this position is Norfolk , VA , Norfolk , VA.

Virginia Zoo

Summer Camp Instructor

Founded in 1901, The Virginia Zoo is located in Norfolk, VA and is home to more than 700 animals representing over 150 species. It resides on 53 acres and is mostly outdoors with an indoor World of Reptiles exhibit, 3 classrooms, and an indoor restaurant and gift shop. 

The Virginia Zoo’s Education Department seeks enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to facilitate the Zoo’s Summer Safar Camp program hosted at the Virginia Zoo!

The Virginia Zoo’s Summer Safari Camp Instructors provide campers with a fun, safe, and educational in-person camp experience. Instructors work collaboratively to facilitate preplanned curriculum that includes STEM activities, hikes around the zoo, and behind the scenes experiences.

This is a non-exempt, seasonal position. Up to 40 hours/week Monday - Friday from 8 AM- 4:30 PM.

The full camp season is 9 weeks 

  • Training Week: June 17 - June 21
  • Camps: June 24 - August 23

We will consider individuals who cannot work the entire time, but training week is mandatory.

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Experience Required

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience working with children of all ages, particularly K-8 Background knowledge in life sciences, environmental science, education or a similar field, preferred



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Virginia Zoo
3500 Granby St
Norfolk, VA 23504

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