Environmental Education Intern-Texas

Agency
Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center
Location
Orange, Texas
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$12/per hour
Start Date
06/01/2019
Last Date to Apply
03/15/2019
Website
http://starkculturalvenues.org/shangrilagardens/
Description
Come work in swamp and bayou country at Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center. We are a Platinum LEED facility with award-winning education programs! Programs are offered in our organic garden and in the 225+ acres of bayou, cypress-tupelo swamp, forest, and meadows. This demanding position requires initiative, self-direction, organizational skills, a positive attitude and a great sense of humor. Check our website at www.shangrilagardens.org.
Qualifications
REQUIREMENTS: • Undergraduate degree in environmental education, environmental science, or similar degree. • Certification in First Aid and CPR valid through May 31, 2020 • Working knowledge of MS office programs on a PC (not a Mac) • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills • Criminal background check and drug screening required before employment SCHEDULE: • Must be able to commit to the entire time period: June 1, 2019 through May 31, 2020 • Work week is Tuesday through Saturday, with additional work on evenings and Mondays DUTIES: • Assist with and support summer camp activities • Teach daily school curriculum-based field trips for local school students, grades pre-K through 8 from September to May • Provide guided interpretation during Outpost Tours (boat tours) for the general public and group tours • Participate in outreach programs to local schools, libraries and organizations throughout the year • Develop and teach public programs • Provide project management (planning and implementation) on assigned projects • Assist with event planning and implementation on assigned events • Learn local flora and fauna in order to support a wide range of nature science programs • MUCH MORE! BENEFITS: • Paid group medical plan coverage beginning 8/1/2019 • Reimbursement for local travel Job type: Full-time temporary, duration 6/1/19 – 5/31/20 Salary Detail: $12/per hour Deadline: March 15, 2019 Email cover letter, resume, three references, and a letter of character and integrity from someone who has known you for at least two years to Sarah Wester at swester@starkfoundation.org. Please put Environmental Education Intern in the subject line.
Contact Person
Sarah Wester
Contact eMail
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