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Summer Experiential Education Internship Posted Nov 28
Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont , Townsend, TN
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. Tremont strives for a learning and working environment that values diversity, access, inclusion, and equality.

Responsibilities: 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.

Qualifications: Energetic, enthusiastic, and committed individual interested in professional training and development in experiential education in a summer camp setting. Committed to the social and emotional development of young people. Values diversity, inclusion and equity in a residential education setting. Have the proven ability to work with people, can follow through on assignments, be detail-oriented.. One year or more of college (or commensurate experience) required. Prior experience working with children strongly preferred.

Compensation: Housing, meals, uniform, and a stipend of $180/week.

Dates of Employment: May 28–July 26, 2019.

Application deadline: February 11, 2019.

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