FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Seasonal)
DATES: May – August, 2021
Responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating the organization’s summer critter camp. Oversee critter crew training, teaching, all camp preparations, and day-to-day operations to ensure all Campers experience a fun, safe and memorable experience. Promotes responsible pet ownership, compassion for all living things.
Essential Functions of the Position:
Develops, supervises, teaches humane education programs
Researches, writes and executes humane education curriculum for various age groups and audiences. Remains up to date on current trends relevant to humane education and youth programming.
Oversees all aspects of hiring, training, supervising and evaluating seasonal camp staff and volunteers.
Initiates and maintains mutually beneficial relationships with educational institutions and other community partners.
Proactively and upon request, represents the organization at education-related public speaking engagements.
Prepares and monitors marketing/promotional plan for program budget, including maintaining expenses within guidelines.
Maintains positive relationships and works collaboratively with all other departments within the Houston SPCA.
Conducts tours of the Houston SPCA to various audiences/guests and makes presentations internally as needed.
Committed to the personal growth of all Campers and ensuring a fun, safe and welcoming environment.
Knowledgeable and passionate about teaching kids
Excellent communication skills and can clearly communicate with both Campers and their parents.
Able to recognize and quickly resolve any issues that may arise between Campers, instructors and/or parents.
Represents the Houston SPCA by providing excellent customer service and focus.
Protects all confidential information and internal communications.
Performs additional responsibilities as assigned.