Join us at our unique Farm Camps in the heart of the Hudson Valley in Ghent, NY! Come live, learn, and be a "summer mom/dad" to our campers while using your nursing skills. On your down time tour our gardens, hills, barns, kitchen and ponds; all located on a 700 acre Bio-dynamic Farm! Hawthorne Valley Farm's Summer Camp program has an opportunity for a RN who has a love for working with children in a no-tech environment.
This position is responsible for the medical needs of 72 campers ages 8 to 16, and 20 staff per session of camp: Dispensing medicines, performing first aid, daily sick calls, record keeping, liaison with camper parents, accompanying children to doctors when needed. This position will also be our "summer mom/dad" to our campers by being responsible comforting homesick children; directing the flow of children to and from activities. This position is a support position to the Camp Director and Camp Managers and part-time nurse. Requirements: Licensed RN with ability to work in New York state, live on campus for 8 weeks, experience working with children is a plus, responsible hard-working team player, with good assessment abilities. Compensation is $8000, for 8 week season which includes a private room with shared staff bath and all meals and one to two days off a week.
Summer Camp positions begin June 18 and ends August 12, 2017. This includes 2 weeks of training, and 6 weeks of camp. The start date is flexible by a week for the right candidate.
About the Company
Hawthorne Valley Farm is a place where children can experience a working farm and, through active participation, learn practical skills, develop social relationships, and gain a deeper sense of self and relationship to nature. Our program activities are designed to bring children and staff closer to nature and each other. Our kitchen features organic, home-cooked vegetarian meals sourced from our farm, gardens, bakery, kraut cellar and creamery as well as other Hudson Valley growers. Visit our website at for more information.
Employment Type: Permanent
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