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About Mass Audubon
Mass Audubon is the largest nature-based conservation organization in New England. Founded in 1896 by two women who fought for the protection of birds, Mass Audubon carries on their legacy by focusing on the greatest challenges facing the environment today: the loss of biodiversity, inequitable access to nature, and climate change. With the help of our 160,000 members and supporters, we protect wildlife, conserve and restore resilient land, advocate for impactful environmental policies, offer nationally recognized education programs for adults and children, and provide endless opportunities to experience the outdoors at our wildlife sanctuaries. Explore, find inspiration, and take action at

About This Position
The Office Assistant manages Wildwood’s camp office and camp store. This position often represents Wildwood to families and other stakeholders, as they are often the first point of contact at Wildwood.

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Application Instructions
Please include a resume and cover letter with your ADP application.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Act as the primary contact to camp
    • Answer main office phones during office hours
    • Handle parent concerns courteously
  • Manage and distribute incoming and outgoing mail, including camper email and packages
  • Manage camp office
    • Monitor staff use as appropriate
    • Receive visitors
    • Maintain cleanliness
  • Manage Wildwood’s camp store
    • Maintain cleanliness
    • Record purchases
    • Manage inventory by:
      • Notifying Program Manager when stock is low
      • Ensuring merchandise is secure

At Mass Audubon, our highest priority is finding the best candidate for the job. Research has shown that people of color and women are less likely to apply for jobs if they don't believe they meet every one of the qualifications described in a job description. We encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our described qualifications or you have a less traditional background.

Required qualifications as per New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services regulations, American Camp Association standards and Mass Audubon Policy:

  • Must be 21+
  • Must have strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Experience answering phones, handling money, bookkeeping and customer service
  • Proficiency in basic Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Be willing to work nights and weekends throughout the summer months
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to talk, hear, sit, stand, and walk
  • Often the Office Assistant is required to bend/stoop, kneel, carry, reach, push/pull, walk over uneven terrain, and lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to apply limited manual dexterity in combination with eye-hand coordination to manipulate outdoor equipment and perform camp activities
  • Must be willing to work in all weather conditions including heat, humidity, sun, and rain
  • Must be willing and able to use: phone, computer, iPad, laptop, shredder, washer/dryer, golf cart

Perks of Working at Mass Audubon

  • Free First Aid/CPR training class offered to staff in June
  • “Pro- Deal” discounts on outdoor clothing, equipment and more
  • Network with Mass Audubon staff (Conservation, Education, Climate Science, etc.)

Compensation, Benefits and Perks
This position’s base salary begins at $20.00 per hour; actual salary will reflect level of experience and qualifications relative to position requirements. Compensation includes housing and meals for the duration of employment, if needed. Salary will be adjusted accordingly. This is not a benefits eligible position.

Work Schedule
June 11-August 30, 2023
Though hours vary, the Office Assistant is usually needed from 2pm until 8pm.

Other Requirements
Employees must successfully complete a CORI and SORI Background Check and a Motor Vehicle Record (if applicable) is required.

Mass Audubon’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Justice
Mass Audubon embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are dedicated to forming a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mass Audubon’s mission is to “protect the nature of Massachusetts for people and for wildlife” by building a strong coalition of employees, volunteers, and community members. We recognize that the environmental movement and field of conservation have been affected by societal systems that have limited opportunity and access for many people. As a result, Mass Audubon is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We are engaged in an ongoing process of organizational assessment and change, designed to remove barriers and create a workplace where all forms of diversity are recognized and valued.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Mass Audubon is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. Mass Audubon prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.