Summer Environmental Education Internship

Job Location

Chevy Chase, MD

On-Site

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Type of Job

Temporary

Salary

$3,500 stipend for the summer

Published Date

Jan 20, 2021

About the job

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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 2021 Camp Audubon season. This summer, Camp Audubon will offer day programs for children ages 5-17, with a focus on ages 5-10. 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 14 and ending on August 20. Six positions are available. We provide a $3,500 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 Denis.Perez@anshome.orgor mail to Audubon Naturalist Society, Attention: Camp Manager, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815. For questions, email Denis.Perez@anshome.org. Deadline for applications is April 30, 2021.

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

COVID-19 Protocols

Camps will be 100% outdoors with an indoor classroom for inclement weather only. All campers and staff will be in masks at all times except during snack and lunch. Each camp group of 12 children and 3 staff will remain separate from other groups.