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Summer Camp Intern
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- Help teach a variety of science and ecological programs, both on and off-site during an intensive 8-week environmental summer camp.
- Assist lead counselors with program trips, before and after care, and program delivery to grades kindergarten through eighth grade.
- Serve as a responsible counselor and positive role model for campers.
- Lead games, crafts and field trips to area wildlife locations such as beaches, swamps and parks.
Applicant must be at least a junior in college with an academic background in science, education or comparable discipline.
- Teaching experience preferred but not required.
- Strong commitment to environmental education and conservation.
- Good communication, public speaking and leadership skills.
- Ability to lift 50 pounds and willing to work outside in hot, humid and sometimes buggy conditions.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
The Conservation Intern will gain experience in the field of education, both classroom and field work, and environmental science/conservation. The Conservation Intern will gain extensive knowledge of southwest Florida’s unique ecosystems, educational program development and will have numerous opportunities to visit beaches, swamps, barrier islands and other unique habitats.
Position Start Date:
Monday, May 22, 2017
How to Apply:
The Conservancy provides onsite housing for interns as well as a weekly stipend.