Critter Camp Teacher 4.2.2015


The Houston SPCA is seeking certified teachers to help conduct our summer program for children.  The Houston SPCA Critter Camps are held at 7007 Katy Road, Houston, TX 77024, with daily visits to our adjacent shelter at 900 Portway Dr.  Our camp will consist of four sessions of camps with children of varying ages.

3 teachers are needed each week for 11 weeks of camp.

Camp sessions available:

Easter Seals Critter Camp: June 1-5, 2015

Campers ages 9-12. We are partnering with Easter Seals who will be assisting with campers with disabilities.

A Voice for the Voiceless Camp: Help us, help them!

Campers entering 3rd to 4th grade: June 8 – 12, 2015 and July 20 – 24, 2015

Operation Rescue Camp

Campers entering 3rd to 4th grade: July 13 – 17, 2015

Campers entering 5th to 7th grade: August 10 – 14, 2015


Campers entering 5th to 7th grade: June 22 – 26, 2015 and July 27 – 31, 2015

Campers entering 8th to 10th grade: July 6 – 10, 2015

Critter Communication

Campers entering 3rd to 4th grade: June 29 – July 3, 2015

Campers entering 5th to 7th grade: June 15 - 19, 2015

Campers entering 8th – 10th grade: August 3 – 7, 2015

Teachers are encouraged to apply for one or more sets of camps and would be expected to commit to all the sessions of the camp(s) for which they apply. 

Each session will consist of a camp director, three teachers, three to six volunteer counselors and up to 60 students.

Teacher and assigned volunteer(s) will be responsible for a group of up to 20 campers from morning arrival to end of day, including lunch supervision and visits with shelter animals.

Each teacher will present 1-2 lessons per week to the entire group as well as lead 1-2 hands-on activities.

Teachers will also be expected to take on duties that relate to planning, organizing and maintaining an appropriate environment for each camp.

Location: 7007 Katy Road, Houston, TX 77024

Hours:  8:00 – 3:30 Monday through Friday

Mandatory Training session (with pay):  Saturday, May 16, 2015, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

This job announcement is not designed to encompass all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the individual.  Other duties than those listed herein may be assigned.  Click here to fill out an online application.

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