Summer Environmental Education Internship

$3,000 yearly
  • Audubon Naturalist Society
  • 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD, USA
  • 03 Feb, 2020
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Job Description

Interested in a challenging, rewarding, and flexible job outdoors this summer? Do you enjoy working with children of all ages exploring wild places, doing “hands on” environmental education, and having great outdoor camp adventures? Then this could be the job for you! 

About Our Camp

The Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) seeks highly motivated and creative individuals for the 2020 Camp Audubon season. Camp Audubon offers day and overnight programs for children ages 3.5-17. Camp is based at our 40-acre nature sanctuary in Chevy Chase, MD. ANS provides a dynamic work environment with friendly, creative, and knowledgeable staff. Take a look at our camp catalog at www.anshome.org/summer-camps to see what we are all about. 

General Schedule and Position Descriptions

Interns assist teachers/naturalists with lessons, games, and hikes and through a gradual schedule, will plan and lead lessons on their own by the end of the summer. This is a 10 week, full-time summer internship starting on June 15th and ending on August 21st. Ten positions are available. We provide a $3,000 stipend for the summer and no on-site housing. 

Requirements

Experience working with children

Basic knowledge of natural history/biology

Must enjoy working outside

Past camp experience a plus

CPR/First Aid/AED certification (provided by ANS) 

How to Apply

E-mail cover letter and resume (with references) to nora.kelly@anshome.org or mail to Audubon Naturalist Society, Attention:  Camp Director, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815. For questions call 301-652-9188x15. Deadline for applications is May 1st, 2020. 

Employment contingent upon successful FBI and state background check. ANS is an equal opportunity employer.