Environmental Education AmeriCorps Member

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, April 21, 2017, 5:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Duluth, MN
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job

Job Type:

Other

Job Description:

Duties:

  • Develop and teach environmental education programs and nature-based day camps to youth ages 4-12
  • Participate in staff trainings on outdoor learning, nature play, behavior management, lesson plan development, professional development opportunities, etc.
  • Contribute to nature center projects, such as our organizational newsletter, equipment care and purchasing, caring for native plant gardens, live animal exhibits, monarch butterfly exhibit, bird viewing area, etc.
  • Monday-Friday, plus one Saturday per month.  Shifts are generally 8a-4p, some weeks will be 12-8pm.

Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizen or national or have Lawful Permanent Resident Alien status
  • Successfully pass a FBI background check
  • Volunteer experience or desire to develop a strong ethic of service
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently without daily supervision
  • Able to present oneself in a highly professional manner and represent True North AmeriCorps and Hartley Nature Center
  • Experience working collaboratively with youth and adults
  • Experience with outdoor education and/or nature programming
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to relate with people of all ages and abilities in a positive manner

 

Position Start Date:

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Job Duration:

Seasonal

How to Apply:

More information is available on our website (www.hartleynature.org).  Applicants must apply at  www.truenorthamericorps.org/apply.

Job Compensation:

Academic Credit

Other

Stipend

Compensation Information:

Benefits:            

  • stipend of $834/month  
  • Education Award: $1,527.78 (received upon completion of 460 hours of summer service; can be used on college tuition or loans)
  • Duluth YMCA membership

Contact Name:

Tiffany Smith

Contact Phone:

218-724-6735

Contact Email:

education@hartleynature.org