POSITION: Schools and Outdoor Learning Environments (SOLE) Intern
START & END DATE: September 4, 2018 – May 31, 2019 (9 mos.)
PAY RATE: $12/hr, 40 hours per week, mostly Monday-Friday with some weekends and multiple evening events. Extensive overnight travel around Colorado required.
LOCATION: Statewide Education Partnerships and Volunteers Office, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, 6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80216
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: July 20th 2018 or at 50 applicants
Schools and Outdoor Learning Environments (SOLE) is a program that connects 4th grade classrooms across Colorado and their families to the outdoors. Information about SOLE can be found at www.cpwsole.org
The SOLE Intern will be responsible for:
-Participating in planning and delivery of education programming at Family Nature Nights, other family events, and programs in the classroom.
-Contributing to and updating SOLE website and/or social media.
-Assisting SOLE staff in all aspects of program implementation.
CPW interns have the opportunity to explore job opportunities through hands-on experiences in the field and across sections of the agency. Interns also have access to professional development training opportunities.
-Bachelor’s degree in education, biology, environmental studies, wildlife, natural resources, recreation, history, or related field required.
-Strong teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills.
-Strong writing and organization skills.
-Ability to work a flexible schedule that will include occasional early mornings and weekends, multiple evenings, and extensive overnight travel with other staff around the state.
-Experience educating or working with K-12 students preferred.
-Experience with creating web content preferred.
HOW TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter with “SOLE Internship” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org