Bucks County Audubon Society at Honey Hollow’s mission is to educate and
engage children and adults of the greater Bucks County region about the natural
world, with an emphasis on conservation and stewardship, including the
protection of birds, wildlife and habitats.
Each year Bucks Audubon serves 11,000 people through environmental, science
and nature programs on our nature preserve and throughout the community,
providing opportunities for our members and community to hike, birdwatch,
and connect with nature. With a staff of four and 50+ dedicated and passionate
volunteers, Bucks Audubon works to inspire everyone to become good stewards
of the Earth.

Looking to be a part of a dedicated team of educators, scientists, and nature-lovers?

BOOKKEEPER, Bucks County Audubon Society (BCAS)

BCAS is looking for a part-time (7-8 hours/week) bookkeeper. The bookkeeper is a key position ensuring that sales receipts and disbursements of funds are timely and accurately recorded.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Enter sales receipts and expenses into Quickbooks
    • Process payments to all vendors
    • Take deposits to local bank
    • Perform monthly bank reconciliations
    • Enter time sheets into payroll system and then enter payroll JE into Quickbooks
    • Manage self service birdseed sales
    • Enter credit card receipts into Paypal
    • Assist Executive Director and Treasurer extracting information from Quickbooks
    • Involved with provided information during annual audit
    • Remit sales taxes collected to state of PA

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

    • Knowledge of basis accounting principles
    • Computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
    • Experience with Quickbooks
    • Must be able to meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
    • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
    • Attention to detail

Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
    • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs
    • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email a resume and a cover letter explaining what experience and skills qualify you for this position. Send all information to awilson@bcas.org. Only complete applications will be considered.

To learn more about Bucks Audubon, visit www.BCAS.org.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Bucks County Audubon Society provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, age, gender, ability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or any other basis protected by law.

Summer Camp Positions Available

Summer Camp Group Leader (3 Seasonal Positions Available)

Dates:  June 7 to August 27, 2022

Position Description

The Summer Camp Group Leader reports to the Program Coordinator and will primarily work with the summer day camp program. This includes teaching camp groups each week, assisting with the development of curriculum, and assisting with the supervision of interns and volunteers. During non-camp weeks, the Group Leader may choose to take time off or work.  If working, group leader will assist with other educational programming, prep for upcoming camp weeks, assist with general facility and grounds upkeep, and other tasks assigned by the Program Coordinator or Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead educator for a camp group each week (ages 6-12), up to 15 children per group
  • Assist in curriculum development
  • Assist with general management of the camp program, including helping with check-in and check-out, supervising lunch and free-time, supervise interns and volunteers.
  • General upkeep of the facilities, including general cleaning and habitat maintenance as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned and needed.

Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of college, preferably working towards a degree in education, environmental education, or related field
  • Knowledge of natural history and environmental topics
  • Knowledge of, desire to work with, and experience working with children, including preschool through high-school
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certification
  • Ability to pass a criminal background and sex offender check

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee will be required stand for extended periods of time while leading youth, and must be able to hike on uneven and hilly terrain continuously for up to five miles during the summer heat and humidity. The employee will also be expected to sit and perform extensive keyboard work for curriculum development and parent communication. The employee is occasionally required to bend, squat, run or climb as part of duties leading youth.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is for a full-time, seasonal employee. Regular schedule will be 40 hours a week, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Compensation ranges from $12-15/hour, depending on experience.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a resume and a cover letter explaining 1) what experience, skills and personal characteristics qualify you for this position and 2) why the mission and work of Bucks Audubon appeals to you, and a list of three references. Send all information to Molly Bell, Program Coordinator mbell@bcas.org.

To learn more about Bucks Audubon, visit www.BCAS.org.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Bucks County Audubon Society provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, age, gender, ability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or any other basis protected by law.

Summer Camp Pre-school Group Leader  (1 Seasonal Part-Time Position Available)

Dates:  June 7 to August 27, 2022

Position Description

The Summer Camp Pre-school Group Leader reports to the Program Coordinator and will primarily work with the half-day summer day camp program, children ages 4-5). This includes teaching camp groups each week, assisting with the development of curriculum, and assisting with the supervision of interns and volunteers. During non-camp weeks, the Group Leader may choose to take time off or work. If working, group leader will assist with other educational programming, prep for upcoming camp weeks, assist with general facility and grounds upkeep, and other tasks assigned by the Program Coordinator or Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead educator for half-day camp group each week (ages 4-5), up to 15 children per group
  • Assist in curriculum development
  • Assist with general management of the camp program, including helping with check-in and check-out, supervise interns and volunteers.
  • General upkeep of the facilities, including general cleaning and habitat maintenance as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned and needed.

Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of college, preferably working towards a degree in education, environmental education, or related field
  • Knowledge of natural history and environmental topics
  • Knowledge of, desire to work with, and experience working with preschool children
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certification
  • Ability to pass a criminal background and sex offender check

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee will be required stand for extended periods of time while leading youth, and must be able to hike on uneven and hilly terrain continuously for up to five miles during the summer heat and humidity. The employee will also be expected to sit and perform extensive keyboard work for curriculum development and parent communication. The employee is occasionally required to bend, squat, run or climb as part of duties leading youth.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is for a part-time, seasonal employee. Regular schedule will be 20 hours a week, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Compensation ranges from $12-15/hour, depending on experience.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a resume and a cover letter explaining 1) what experience, skills and personal characteristics qualify you for this position and 2) why the mission and work of Bucks Audubon appeals to you, and a list of three references. Send all information to Molly Bell, Program Coordinator mbell@bcas.org .

To learn more about Bucks Audubon, visit www.BCAS.org.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Bucks County Audubon Society provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, age, gender, ability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or any other basis protected by law.

Summer Education and Conservation Intern (Seasonal)

Dates:  June 6th to August 26th, 2022

 Position Description

The Summer Education and Conservation Intern reports to the Summer Program Coordinator and will primarily work with the summer day camp program. This includes teaching camp groups each week, assisting with the development of curriculum, and assisting with the supervision of volunteers. During non-camp weeks, the Intern will assist with other educational programming, assist with general facility and grounds upkeep, and work on a conservation project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead educator for a camp group each week, up to 15 children per group
  • Assist in curriculum development
  • Assist with general management of the camp program, including helping with check-in and check-out, supervising lunch and free-time, supervise volunteers.
  • Participate in a conservation project developed and overseen by the Executive Director
  • General upkeep of the facilities, including general cleaning and habitat maintenance as needed
  • Other tasks as assigned and needed.

Candidate Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of college, preferably working towards a degree in education, environmental education, or related field
  • Knowledge of natural history and environmental topics
  • Knowledge of, desire to work with, and experience working with children, including preschool through high-school
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Current CPR & First Aid Certification
  • Ability to pass a criminal background and sex offender check

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee will be required stand for extended periods of time while leading youth, and must be able to hike on uneven and hilly terrain continuously for up to five miles during the summer heat and humidity. The employee will also be expected to sit and perform extensive keyboard work for curriculum development and parent communication. The employee is occasionally required to bend, squat, run or climb as part of duties leading youth.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is for a full-time, seasonal employee. Regular schedule will be 40 hours a week, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Compensation ranges from $10-12/hour, depending on experience.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email a resume and a cover letter explaining 1) what experience, skills and personal characteristics qualify you for this position and 2) why the mission and work of Bucks Audubon appeals to you, and a list of three references. Send all information to Molly Bell, Program Coordinator mbell@bcas.org.

To learn more about Bucks Audubon, visit www.BCAS.org.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Bucks County Audubon Society provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, age, gender, ability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or any other basis protected by law.

 

 

Teacher Naturalists WantedTeacher Naturalist Training

Join our staff of teacher naturalists and share in the fun and satisfaction of teaching at Honey Hollow.  Training is available to adults interested in working with school children and who are interested in preserving our environment, enthusiastic, able to work with children of all ages and abilities, flexible, and willing to learn new lessons.  Participants should be able to work during the week, walk reasonable distances over uneven ground while carrying moderate amounts of weight and be willing to be outdoors during all types of weather.  This is a paid seasonal position. Upon completion of training participants are expected to work at least 30 hours over the next 12 months provided sufficient opportunities are available. Clearances are required.  Meet at the visitor at 9:30am both days.  Class runs 9:30 am – 12:30 pm each day.

There is no cost for this training.  Please register so we can prepare for the class.  Register HERE!

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