Environmental Counselor in Training, Summer 2019

Environmental Counselor in Training, Summer 2019

Position Description

Save The Bay is seeking an enthusiastic and outgoing camp Counselor in Training for the summer of 2019. The ideal candidate should enjoy working with children, being outdoors and on boats during all summer weather. The Counselor in Training will work side-by-side with education staff leading activities, playing games, creating crafts and exploring the bay.


  • Must commit to one week of summer camp in July-August
  • Attend each day in either Providence from 8:30-4:30 or in Newport from 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Assist with games, crafts, outdoor exploration
  • Prepare and lead your own activity with each camp week
  • Prep and cleanup of activities
  • Be a positive role model to children


  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Strong interest in marine and environmental science
  • Great personality and fun sense of humor
  • Strong desire to teach and learn about the Bay environment
  • Enjoy being around children of all ages
  • Prior attendance in Save the Bay Camp/ Programs is a plus
  • Reliable transportation to Save The Bay each day
  • Completed waiver form by parent/guardian
  • Available to attend camp training date on June 17th 9am-1pm


  • CITs have the option to receive First Aid and CPR certification if available to attend full day of training on April 18th, 2019.

To Apply

Application deadline:  April 13, 2019. Please complete the Counselor In Training Application Form and mail to Mary Klimasewiski, 100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence, RI 02905 or scan and email to mklimasewiski@savebay.org by April 13, 2019.

Questions? Contact Mary Klimasewiski, 401-272-3540 x 107 or email mklimasewiski@savebay.org

*Please note:  Be sure to access the Johnson & Wales University Harborside Campus through the main entrance on Harborside Blvd. Your GPS may suggest taking Ernest Street to JWU’s Shipyard Street entrance, but that route requires a key card for entry.  

From Route I-95 North or South, take Exit 18 (Thurbers Avenue). Head downhill on Thurbers Avenue to US Route 1A (Allens Avenue). Turn right onto Allens Ave. Continue southbound on Allens Ave. into Cranston, where Allens Ave. becomes Narragansett Blvd. Turn left onto Harborside Blvd. at the traffic light by the Shell gas station. Follow Harborside Blvd. through the Johnson & Wales Harborside Campus. At the end of Harborside Blvd., turn right onto Save The Bay Drive. Save The Bay Drive becomes a circular, one-way roadway as you approach the Bay Center. Parking is available in four guest lots after you pass the main building. Enter the building through the main entrance.