Summary: We are seeking a highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, individual to implement nature-oriented summer camps and educational programs for general visitors, groups, and members.
Description: We are seeking a highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, individual to implement nature-oriented summer camps and educational programs for general visitors, groups, and members. Focus will be centered on developing and executing WCRWR’s Summer Camp Programs. Interns will be responsible for keeping a portfolio of their lesson plans. Other assignments will include performing education programs (day camp, school programs, public demonstrations, etc.); assisting in developing new programs, aiding in research for programs and creating exhibits; assisting with special events, and all other aspects of the Refuge. We are seeking one on-site (live-in) intern and one off-site (commuting) intern.
Qualifications: Academic background (college coursework and/or degree preferable) in ecology, education, environmental studies, or some related field; previous experience working with children, preferably in an outdoor setting; strong interest and enthusiasm for the outdoors and sharing nature and the environment with others; good communication skills with children and adults; and willingness to learn and participate in various aspects of refuge work. First-Aid and CPR certification required. Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.
Start Date: summer internships start beginning of June (dates flexible) and run through the third week in August.
Hours: full time 40-hour week, some weekends
Compensation: TBD. The on-site (live-in) intern is provided with rent-free housing and utilities at the staff house, which is located on the property, and includes a communal kitchen, living area, bedrooms and washer and dryer.
Application Procedure: Please send resume, cover letter and two references by March 31, 2014, to Denise Peters, Director of Education, 4 Sawmill Road, Medford, NJ 08055. Please specify if you are applying for environmental educational or wildlife care internship. Phone: (856) 983-3329 ext.103. Email address: email@example.com. Website: www.cedarrun.org