Environmental Education Intern

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Address:

Erie, PA
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Duties:

  • Teach environmental education programs to diverse audiences, including school field trips, middle school watershed education,  preschool programs, outreach visits, nature-based day camp, adult and family programs.
  • Participate in trainings on EE curricula, natural history, outdoor learning, behavior management, etc.
  • Contribute to projects, such as planning and implementing of special events, organizational newsletter, caring for native plant gardens, live animal exhibits, trails and grounds.
  • Engage in professional development opportunities to deepen understanding of nature, environmental education, nature center administration, including
  • Assist with day-to-day operations of a vibrant nature center that serves over 10,000 visitors annually
  • Acts as a building host during occasional weekend and evening rentals/events.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in environmental studies, education, early childhood education, sciences or related field
  • Genuine interest in working with children in the outdoors
  • Experience teaching environmental education or outdoor recreation is preferred
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to relate with people of all ages and abilities in a positive manner
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends

How to Apply:

More information is available on our website (www.asburywoods.org). Applicants please include a completed application, 1 page statement of interest, resume and a minimum of two professional or educational references.

Contact Name:

Kelley Lang

Contact Phone:

(814) 835-5356

Contact Email:

klang@mtsd.org