Wolf Educator-Minnesota

Agency
International Wolf Center
Location
Ely, MN
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$500 stipend, includes off-site housing
Start Date
05/21/2018
Last Date to Apply
01/12/2018
Website
http://www.wolf.org
Description
The mission of the International Wolf Center is to advance the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wildlands and the human role in their future. IWC is visited by 30,000 – 40,000 visitors each year who come to view our resident wolf pack, explore our Wolves and Humans exhibit or engage in one of our many programs. Wolf Educators: • Conduct wolf education and natural history programs for the public and groups • Teach large and small groups as well as answer wolf and natural history questions from visitors • Lead interpretive hikes and field trips • Assist in program development for people of all ages • Respond to wolf information inquiries • Complete projects for the education department as assigned • Other duties as assigned This position works 40+ hours per week and includes working some evenings, weekends and holidays. Naturalist, field research techniques and wolf behavior training opportunities are available. The end date of August 17, 2018 as well as the start date can be flexible depending on academic schedules and programming needs.
Qualifications
Education and Work Experience: • Coursework in environmental education or related field • Enrollment in a college or university • Teaching experience/experience working with the public • Effective communication skills in working with people of all ages • High level of self-motivation and enthusiasm • CPR and First Aid Certifications • Valid driver’s license required To apply: Application materials may be downloaded from our web site at www.wolf.org/about-us/internships/. You can also request application materials by writing: Internships, International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169, Ely, MN 55731-8129 or by calling (218) 365-4695, ext. 123.
Contact Person
Krista Harrington
Contact Phone
218-365-4695
Contact eMail
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