Tin Mountain Conservation Center is a non-profit organization providing environmental programs that foster a greater awareness and understanding of the natural environment for school children, adults, and families. We are seeking an Education & Outreach Intern for summer and fall 2019.
The position will involve both classroom and field instruction. Applicants must be committed to environmental stewardship, environmental education for all ages, conscientious about his/her work, and enthusiastic about all programs presented to children and adults. Applicants must be able to hike on uneven terrain and willing to deliver programming in all weather conditions.
During the summer months, the internship will involve working as an outreach educator. Duties will include working with local inns and hotels to offer programs, leading walks at the Tin Mountain’s Rockwell Sanctuary, offering outreach programs at libraries throughout the Mount Washington Valley, as well as other opportunities. The position may occasionally entail assisting at one of our summer day camps.
The second half of the internship will focus on school programs – both classroom instruction and field trips. Duties will include planning and presenting environmental programs for students grades K-8 and leading/co-leading field trips for school groups, home schools, and other outreach groups. The Education & Outreach Intern will also participate in other ongoing projects and events that support the organization’s mission.
Applicants should have a minimum of CPR and first aid certification (or the ability to acquire them before the start of the program). Wilderness first aid and water safety certification are preferred.
The internship will begin mid-June and run through mid-October 2019. Applicants should have completed a minimum of 2 years of college in a related field.
Compensation is $1000/month plus housing.
Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter, including dates of availability and references, to Nora Dufilho firstname.lastname@example.org