Nature Education Intern

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 12:00am

Address:

Great Falls, VA
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job Type:

Full-time

Other

Job Description:

This internship is an excellent opportunity for someone with an interest in outdoor, environmental or non-traditional education.  Interns will learn classroom management skills, natural history, outdoor adventure skills and get a chance to experience the Potomac.  Must love being outside, have some experience working with kids and be pursuing a degree in education, biology, environmental science or a related field.  Experience canoeing, fishing or other outdoor sports a plus.   

All successful applicants must also agree to a criminal background check including fingerprinting, provide negative TB results, attend mandatory training, possess current or acquire first aid and CPR certifications before the start of camps, and have never been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor related to abuse, neglect, exploitation or other barrier crimes as listed on the Sworn Disclosure Statement of the Criminal Record Check. Valid Driver’s License.

Job Duration:

Seasonal

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter, résumé and include three references.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If selected, you will be notified of additional procedures to begin employment. Interested candidates should forward resumes to Rita Peralta, Riverbend Park by email to rita.peralta@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail to:

Rita Peralta

Senior Interpreter
Riverbend Park
8700 Potomac Hills Street
Great Falls, VA 22066

703-759-9018