Rec Staff Science Center

Full-time  |  Seasonal  |  In-Person

Location: Camp Timber-lee, East Troy, WI (53120)   |   Payrate: $275/week

Job Description:

There is so much to see, to discover, to learn here at Timber-lee! We have hundreds of acres of all kinds of life in which to find wonder and be amazed at the creativity of our Maker. The Science Center is the hub for science and creation study. Join the Science Center staff and have cooperative fun together as you learn, teach a wide variety of classes to campers, care for the animals, and enjoy the great summer outdoors. Apply today


  • Participate in scheduled training.
  • Perform all the duties of a Science Center Instructor including incorporating educational experiences in activities.
  • Assist in caring for animals and maintaining the Science Center activity areas.
  • Help make campers, staff, and guests feel welcomed.
  • Make suggestions as needed to the Science Center Manager, regarding the operation of the activity areas.
  • Attend all meetings, both departmental and camp-wide.
  • Be involved in other camp activities as planned by the Recreation Department, as schedules allow, mainly after dinner hours.
  • Assist in various responsibilities in order to facilitate Sunday camper drop off and Saturday camper pick up.
  • Fulfill temporary assignments to other duties, including Cabin Leader, as needed.


  • Is a professing Christian, committed to a Christian lifestyle in keeping with the biblical model.
  • Strives to demonstrate the Christian lifestyle in thought, attitude, actions, and behavior; strives to model a personal faith in Jesus Christ by exhibiting the Fruit of the Spirit.
  • Exhibits a sincere love for the Lord and desires to see people come to know Him personally and grow in their faith.
  • Agrees with, and supports, Timber-lee's ministries, philosophy and policies.
  • Agrees with, and supports, Timber-lee's ministries, philosophy and policies.
  • Understands and exhibits behaviors and skills needed to function in, and be accountable in, a team environment.
  • Shows a positive and cooperative attitude of ministry to the position, guests, and fellow employees.
  • Has the patience to be involved with campers and other guests, answering questions, dealing with animal messes, etc.
  • Has excellent communication skills and the ability to teach and lead others.
  • Is able to handle and care for animals within the Science Center, following all departmental guidelines. Allergens in the Science Center include tree nuts, peanuts, gluten, citrus, and animal dander.
  • Able to occasionally lift up to 25lbs.
  • Is able to physically traverse the multi-terrain campground in all seasons of the year; able to be on one’s feet for long periods of time
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Job Posted: 01-30-2023