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Outdoor Science Health Aide

Job Details

Carolina Creek - Huntsville, TX
High School
Creation Care


Do you love being part of caring for children's needs and seeing kids experience wonder and awe in nature? Join our Outdoor Science Team! Do you enjoy empathizing with 5th grade students and seeing how your work directly impacts student's lives? Our relationship based, nature oriented Outdoor Science Program exposes students to the wonder of nature through hands-on science lessons, adventure experiences, and team building. The Outdoor Science team is a group of Jesus loving outdoor enthusiasts that set aside several months to live in community and join us in our mission.

Position Objective:

The Health Aide is responsible to assist, report to and support the Healthcare Supervisor with all health needs of Outdoor Science participants and staff, as well as facilitate adventure activities and administrative support of daily duties when camp is in session in a manner consistent with Carolina Creek's mission, vision and values.

Outdoor Science Health Aide will have the option to live in an intentional, Christ centered community with other staff in shared housing. Staff are invited to join a community built on authentic and hospitable relationships.

  • Training January 6–16th: Program: Jan 17 - April 12th
  • Weekly compensation with housing and meals ($295- $325)
  • Wed-Fri Outdoor Science duties, Fri-Sunday/M-T Additional camp duties
  • Paid staff training
  • Spiritual formation
  • Deep and lasting friendships



  • Minimum 2 yrs post-high school and/or equivalent work experience
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license.
  • Must have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • CPR and First Aid Certified (ability to be Lifeguard certified)

Work Experience

  • Prior experience working with children
  • Experience with managing risk in an outdoor setting

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work with a team with good judgment and decision making abilities.
  • Must be a punctual and responsible individual.
  • Must exhibit great interpersonal skills with people of all ages.
  • Demonstrated empathy.
  • Detail oriented with record keeping and charting skills.
  • Must be observant and attentive.
  • Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.
  • Ability to engage in active listening.
  • Ability to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.
  • A heart to serve whenever needed.
  • Must be able to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction.

Physical Demands:
The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in hot and humid
conditions. Requires sitting, standing, squatting, stooping, twisting, and ability to lift/carry anywhere from 15
to over 60 lbs.

Additional Requirements

  • Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
  • Satisfactory completion of background investigation, as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.