Environmental Education Internship - Year Long

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, September 23, 2016, 12:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Duluth, MN
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Duties:

  • Teach environmental education programs to diverse audiences, including school field trips, nature-based day camp, and occasional adult or family programs.
  • Participate in and assist leading trainings on EE curricula, 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, monarch butterfly exhibit, bird viewing area, etc.
  • Engage in professional development opportunities to deepen understanding of nature, environmental education, nature center administration, including Minnesota Master Naturalist or similar training.

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in environmental studies, education, sciences or related field
  • Genuine interest in working with children in the outdoors
  • Experience teaching environmental education or outdoor recreation
  • 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

Position Start Date:

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Job Duration:

Temporary

How to Apply:

More information is available on our website (www.hartleynature.org). HApplicants please include a cover letter, resume and a minimum of two professional or educational references. Please direct applications or inquiries to:

Tiffany Smith, Education Director

Hartley Nature Center

3001 Woodland Ave

Duluth, MN 55803

(218)-724-6735

education@hartleynature.org

Job Compensation:

Stipend

Compensation Information:

$400/month stipend June-Aug
$500/month stipend Sept-Nov
$600/month stipend Dec-May

Extensive in-house training and professional development

$200 stipend available for related workshops or trainings

15 days off paid vacation

Granite Gear daypack upon completion

Contact Name:

Tiffany Smith

Contact Phone:

218-724-6735

Contact Email:

education@hartleynature.org