Environmental Education Intern

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Rock Creek Park
Rock Creek Park
Organization: 

Address:

Washington, DC
United States

Website:

Casey Trees

Job Category:

Internship

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Responsibilities include:                                                          

  • Assist in developing lessons for the TreeWise Summer Youth Education program.
  • Assist in managing program registration and daily logistics.
  • Contact summer youth organizations and established camps to schedule TreeWise sessions.
  • Assist in teching outdoor lessons about trees and the benefits they provide to the urban environment.
  • Travel across metropolitan Washington, D.C. to different youth organizations.
  • Conduct daily reviews of the TreeWise program and assess student evaluations. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a passion for the environment and teaching youth.  
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude and strong work ethic; good sense of humor appreciated.
  • Must love working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Demonstrated interest in Casey Trees’ mission.
  • Excellent time management and promptness.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) skills.
  • Prior experience in the nonprofit sector highly desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree or some college education preferred.
  • Hiring contingent on Background Check.

Preferred start date is April 17, 2017. End date is August 11, 2017. 

Position Start Date:

Monday, April 17, 2017

Job Duration:

Seasonal

How to Apply:

Please email the following items to Lauren Meyer, Youth Programs Coordinator, at lsmeyer@caseytrees.org:

  • Letter of interest
  • Résumé
  • Availability including start date
  • Contact information for three references

Enter position title only into email subject line.

Applications are accepted until position is filled. 

Compensation Information:

Pay is $13.00 per hour, 30-40 hrs/wk.