Our success is intricately connected with the endeavors of our staff in education, public relations, program development, and facilities management.  Instructors and Interns lead activity sessions covering a wide range of topics.  See a full list of program offerings in our Program Planning Packet.

We accept applications for Intern and Instructor positions on a rolling basis. Generally, we begin the interview process in November for a February start date and begin again in March for a May start date. We do occasionally hire between these times if program demand is high.

Positions Available

Dining Hall

PEEC Dining Hall is now hiring! We are looking for Seasonal full-time and part-time cooks and prep cooks for the upcoming 2019 season.

The Kitchen Team at PEEC: We care deeply about our work and the craftsmanship that goes into it. We are here to have fun, work in a great team environment, and provide our staff, and campers/visitors with a welcoming space to gather for great food. 

 

Full Details & Dining Hall Position Descriptions

 

Education Department

Occasionally, we experience turnover in our longer term positions. When this occurs, openings will be listed on this page.

Contact Information

Dining Hall

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538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
(570) 828-2319

Education Department

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538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
(570) 828-2319 

Derek Scott, Director of Operations
538 Emery Road, Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
(570) 828-2319

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 ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR

PEEC currently has instructional staff openings for the 2020 season.  PEEC Instructors will offer lessons and activities addressing a wide range of topics relating to natural history and ecology, environmental issues, outdoor living skills, teamwork, and communication.  Group participants range from pre-school children to adults.

PEEC Instructor positions are typically six to eight month appointments, with the possibility of renewal for the following year.  The 2020 season will begin in March and most employment will run through mid-November.   Most instructors will work with our nature-themed day camp from July to August.  Job responsibilities will include the following:

  • Plan and deliver environmental education programs
  • Develop program activities & lessons facilitated at the center
  • Assist with facility upkeep and receptionist duties

Qualifications for Instructor positions include a college degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Education, or related discipline, experience teaching and/or working with groups, ability to work independently and as a team player, a positive and progressive mindset, and an orientation towards working to complete tasks with quality.  Certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED, and/or Lifeguarding are desirable. Alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other National and Community Service programs are encouraged to apply. All hires must submit to Criminal Background checks, including fingerprinting & child abuse clearances. 

Salary: $300 per week, plus room and board. 

To Apply: Send cover letter stating position desired, resume, and three references to: 

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SUMMER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR

PEEC summer positions provide an excellent opportunity for individuals to gain first-hand experience in the day-to-day operations of a residential environmental education center.  PEEC Summer Education Instructors will receive training from our seasoned instructors in our most popular education classes and work primarily with summer camp programming in July and August.  Responsibilities will include offering lessons and activities addressing a wide range of topics relating to natural history and ecology, environmental issues, outdoor living skills, teamwork, and communication.  Group participants range from pre-school children to adults.

Summer Education Instructor positions are normally 3 to 4 months over the summer with the potential for end of season extensions.  Responsibilities will include:

  • Plan and deliver environmental education programs
  • Develop program activities & lessons facilitated at the center
  • Facility upkeep and receptionist activities

PEEC Summer Education Instructors may use their experience to complement a college degree program in Environmental Studies or related discipline, and can be arranged in partnership with a college or university to provide academic credit.  Our strongest applicants are enrolled in, or have recently completed, coursework in Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Education, or related disciplines.  Experience teaching and/or working with groups is preferred and we look for an ability to work independently and as a team player, a positive and progressive mindset, and an orientation towards working to complete tasks with quality.  Certifications in First Aid, CPR, AED and/or Lifeguarding are desirable.  Alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other National and Community Service programs are encouraged to apply. All hires must submit to Criminal Background checks, including fingerprinting & child abuse clearances.

Salary: $300 per week plus room and board. Start date May 11, 2020. 

To Apply: Send cover letter and three references to Stephanie at the address below. If you have an alternate start day to May 11th or have specific requirements for credit, please state the time frame you seek to start your employment & any additional requirements in your cover letter.


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SUMMER CAMP VOLUNTEER COUNSELOR

Summer Camp Volunteer Counselors are responsible for the care of those children enrolled in the program.  PEEC's counselors provide leadership in program activities, are an appropriate role model, and assist in all aspects of the program.  They are crucial in adding energy and enthusiasm to the program, while meeting the daily needs of children.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide opportunities for each child to experience a successful program
  • Enthusiastically participate in all program activities with children
  • Actively promote an environment that is safe and fun for all children in the program
  • Assist with snacks, meals, set-up and clean-up of each day's program
  • Assist children and the Camp Director with arrival and departure procedures

Qualifications:

  • Volunteers must be between the ages of 14 and 17 years
  • Strong interest & enthusiasm for the outdoors and sharing nature and the environment with children
  • Ability to present a professional appearance, punctuality, demonstrated responsibility
  • Ability to work with children ages 4 – 10
  • Previous experience with summer camps is preferred
  • First Aid, CPR, and Lifeguard certifications a plus
  • Alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other National and Community Service programs are encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Parents must register through our CampSite registration program. Applicants will need to download the Summer Camp Volunteer Counselor Application and send the completed application to:

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