Summer Education Internship

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Deadline to Apply:

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 12:00am

Organization: 

Address:

Monona, WI
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job Type:

Part-time

Job Description:

General Information:

  • Each intern works approximately 5.5 hours/day, Monday-Friday, from June 11- end of August plus mandatory training June 7-9th: ~9am-5pm.
  • Three positions available: “Early” position from 7:45am-1:15pm, “Late” position from 12:30pm-5:45pm, and “Wonder Bugs” position from 8:15am-1:15pm primarily with preschool-age children. Please specify position preference in cover letter and see more defined roles below.
  • Compensation: (Note: Room and board not provided)
    • “Early”: $500/month stipend plus certification in CPR/First Aid
    • “Late”: $450/month stipend plus certification in CPR/First Aid 
    • “Wonder Bugs”: $400/month stipend plus certification in CPR/First Aid

General Responsibilities:

  • Assist education staff in coordinating and preparing for summer camp programs for children ages 2-16,
  • Ensure safety of summer campers while participating in programs at ALNC,
  • Teach and lead hands-on summer camp programs,
  • Supervise and lead lunchtime story hour and/or extended day activities,
  • Schedule descriptions: “Early” position supervises extended day care from 8:00-9:00am, then assists with morning camp from 9am-12pm and Lunch Bunch from 12-1:15pm; “Late” position assists with afternoon camp from 1-4pm (must arrive earlier than 1pm to assist with set up) and supervises extended day care from 4:00-5:30pm; “Wonder Bugs” position assists with set-up of WB program starting at 8:15am, assists with program from 9:30-10:45am, assists with clean-up from 10:45-11:30am, then assists with set-up, supervision, and clean-up of Lunch Bunch from 11:30-1:15pm.     

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age,
  • Commitment, reliability, flexibility,
  • A cheerful, positive, and open attitude,
  • Experience working with children preferred,
  • Knowledge of Wisconsin natural history preferred,
  • Must be able to attend summer staff training dates, including first aid and CPR/First Aid (June 7-9th:~ 9-5pm).

Opportunities:

  • Gain experience in a highly successful hands-on summer camp program,
  • Learn about the natural history of Wisconsin and gain insight into Aldo Leopold’s philosophy,
  • Gain valuable program development and teaching experience,
  • Receive Adult/Child CPR and Standard First Aid Certifications.

How to Apply:

Individuals interested in this position are required to send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Creal Zearing
Program Coordinator
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
330 Femrite Drive, Monona, WI  53716

Email applications and questions welcome to (608)-216-9370 or czearing@naturenet.com.