Environmental Education Assistant

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Environmental Education: Assist in the development and delivery of familyoriented, outdoor, educational activities and programs.

Program Facilitation: Answer visitor questions, assist with program enrollment and sign-in, lead segments of program and collect fees/donations.

Program Support: Answer phones and visitor questions, make copies, prepare and sometimes laminate activity projects for programs, and assist staff members as needed. Environmental Education interns will work alongside seasoned education professionals, scientists and researchers and receive focused training and gain work experience in the areas of: preparing lesson plans, setting up and delivering hands-on science-based educational programs to both children and adults. Natural history, botany, forestry, horticulture, estuaries and wetlands and scientific research.

This position is ideal for a person who is interested in teaching and enjoys the outdoors. Interns should also: enjoy working with adults and children. Be comfortable interacting with individuals and groups of people. Have some knowledge of the natural resources/science and a willingness to learn. Read and write at above an 8th grade level.
6 weeks @ 15 hours/week plus training for a total of 100 hours with housing (if you live more than 50 miles outside of the Coos Bay area) Stipend Award: $500.00 Begin week of September 27, end week of November 1, 2016

Contact: Deborah Rudd, SSNERR Public Involvement Coordinator (541) 888-5558 ext. 158 deborah.rudd@state.or.us 

How to Apply:

Visit https://www.oregon.gov/dsl/SSNERR/Pages/internships.aspx to complete an internship application and submit along with a resume/CV and cover letter to Deborah Rudd at deborah.rudd@state.or.us 

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Deborah Rudd

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(541) 888-5558 ext. 158

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