Black Bear Educator

Agency
American Bear Association
Location
Orr
Job Category
Internships
Start Date
05/20/2019
Last Date to Apply
04/15/2019
Website
http://www.americanbear.org/
Description
Intern Duties at the Bear Sanctuary Morning/afternoon jobs Picking up and/or unloading supplies, including 50-pound bags of seed and 35-pound bags of fruit and nuts. Heavy lifting is often a part of the job and is therefore required. Daily cleanup of feeding areas and scat removal Maintaining the property, including carpentry projects Planting, mulching, weed-eating and other landscape improvement projects Preparing and distributing bear food mixtures Splitting firewood, road maintenance and other miscellaneous tasks Maintain records on bear activity and behavior There are also opportunities to work with the MN DNR on the MN annual berry study Research projects are sometimes available upon request. If it is a requirement for your internship, an advisor must oversee the research project Cooking meals for staff and volunteers, and kitchen cleanup Jobs during evening/visitors’ hours include: Assisting with admission and parking cars Greeting visitors on their arrival Talking with the public and answering their questions Educating the public about black bears, ecology, behavior, practical environmental conservation and land stewardship Preparing formal 3-8 minute deck talks that interpret bear behavior and debunk any myths and misconceptions our visitors may have regarding bears Execute a prepared 5 minute introductory bus talk on the history of the bears and Vince Shute Sale of souvenirs and educational materials in the gift shop Promoting membership to the American Bear Association
Qualifications
YOU MUST BE OVER 18 YRS OLD TO HOLD AN INTERN POSITION WITH ABA How do I apply? Fill in an Internship Application and email it to us. Applicants must also send; a resume, a letter of recommendation, proof of health insurance and one reference. We are currently accepting applications for the upcoming 2019 season. The application deadline for 2019 is April 15th, 2019.
Contact Person
Steph Horner
Contact Phone
2187570172
Contact eMail
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