Interpretive Naturalist Internship

Company / Organization: 
Dunes Learning Center
Compensation: 
$290 weekly stipend (average 40 hours per week), shared housing (private bedroom), uniforms, First Aid/CPR training, meals and weekly s’mores when groups are in residence, and professional development opportunities.
Educational Requirements: 
Bachelors Degree
Job Description: 

Responsibilities:

• Attend program staff training workshops and regularly scheduled staff meetings
• Conduct research and make preparations needed for all assigned educational programs
• Present educational/interpretive programs in natural and cultural history, inquiry-based science, and resource stewardship for children; ages 6-17, daily as well as evening and weekend programs as scheduled
• Ensure safety and well-being of program participants and coworkers by following safety standards and reporting incidents, near misses or possible hazards
• Maintain a Positive Mental Attitude (PMA)
• Assist in the maintenance of all program supplies, equipment, and facilities
• Comply with all Dunes Learning Center policies and represent DLC in a professional manner at all times.
• Perform all assigned duties critical to the operation of the Dunes Learning Center
• Assist with other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

• Must have a BA/BS by June 2019
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Physically able to work outdoors in all weather conditions and hike several miles over hilly dunes terrain while carrying a 25-lb backpack
• Great independent worker and team player
• Official government identification

Desired Qualifications:
• Lifesaving and water safety certification
• Possess valid driver’s license and have reliable transportation for local travel between housing and DLC

All Dunes Learning Center employees must submit to a background check and possible drug screening.

Contact Information: 
To apply send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Erin Crofton, Education Director at employment@duneslearningcenter.org