This summer position provides an opportunity to work with a nationally recognized residential experiential education institute while living in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Especially appropriate for someone who would like to gain entry-level experience in experiential education, teaching techniques, natural history and science skills.
Assist in implementing summer residential camp programs for youth including: facilitating nature experiences and adventures; conducting campfire and other evening programs; lesson planning and curriculum development; overnight supervision of campers; co-leading hikes; and possibility of co-leading backpacking trips. A well-rounded internship experience can be expected through work and observation of all aspects of Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont.
Energetic, enthusiastic, and committed individual interested in professional training and development in environmental education in a summer camp setting. College emphasis and training in experiential education, natural history, or related field preferred, plus experience working with children. Have the proven ability to work with people, can follow through on assignments, be detail-oriented, and have a valid drivers license with a good driving record. One year or more of college in a related degree required. Basic First Aid and Community CPR training preferred.
Housing, meals, uniform, and a stipend of $180/week.
Dates of Employment:
May 29–July 27, 2018.
Application deadline: February 9, 2018.
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