Summer Environmental Education Intern

  • Internship
  • Monona, WI
  • Application deadline: 2021-03-24

Aldo Leopold Nature Center

The Aldo Leopold Nature Center, Inc. is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to environmental education and awareness. It operates the Aldo Leopold Nature Center and Nature Net: The Environmental Learning Network to enhance the education of children. The Aldo Leopold Nature Center is supported in part through private donations from local businesses, foundations, and individuals. Aldo Leopold Nature Center offers programs that serve over 50,000 individuals annually. ALNC is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and serving a diverse staff and community, and qualified applicants of under-represented backgrounds and identities are encouraged to apply.

GENERAL INFORMATION
-Mandatory staff training schedule (June 7-11): 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.
-Summer schedule (June 14-August 27): 11am-5:30pm, Monday-Friday
-Compensation: $900/month stipend, plus certification in First Aid/CPR. Room and board not provided.

RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assist education staff in coordinating, preparing, and teaching summer camp programs for children ages 4-10.
-Develop and facilitate hands-on activities for campers.
-Follow and enforce all camp policies, including covid safety protocols.
-Supervise After Care from 3:30-5:30pm
-Sample Schedule:
Cover Environmental Educator lunch breaks: 11am-1pm
Assist Environmental Educators, help create summer camp newsletter and plan camper activities: 1-3:30pm
Supervise After Care from 3:30-5:30pm

QUALIFICATIONS
-Must be at least 18 years of age.
-Prior experience working with children preferred.
-Knowledge of and/or interest in Wisconsin natural history is a plus.
-Demonstrated history of commitment, reliability, and flexibility in other positions.
-A cheerful, positive, and open attitude.

OPPORTUNITIES
-Gain direct experience in program development and implementation.
-Participate in a highly successful, hands-on summer camp program.
-Learn about Wisconsin’s natural history and Aldo Leopold’s land ethic first-hand.
-Receive 2-year certification in Standard First Aid and Adult/Child CPR.

TO APPLY Email cover letter, resume, and three references to Lauren Mordini, Summer Camp Coordinator, at camps@aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org.

Applications are due by March 24, 2021

To apply for this job please visit aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org.