Environmental Education

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Shelby Farms Park
6489 Mullins Station Road
Memphis, TN
Posted: October 21 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Title: Environmental Education Intern

Supervisor: Natalie Wilson, Manager of Events + Programs and Coral O’Connor, Programs Assistant

Purpose: To assist the Manager of Events + Programs and Events + Programs Assistant in developing the curricula for upcoming Woodland Discovery Camp sessions (Fall, Spring and Summer), as well as year-round field trips

Brief position summary: The Environmental Education Intern will assist in developing curricula using Project WET, Project WILD, and Project Learning Tree teaching supplements as guides. In addition, the intern will help enhance field trip curricula using Tennessee Common Core Standards.

Responsibilities

• Work alongside camp counselors and Interpretive Docent team to develop a working education program
• Assist in implementing curricula for camp and field trips throughout internship
• Procure supplies and materials as needed to conduct lessons
• Create a fun and engaging environment for educational program participants
• Include Common Core Standards with each activity to prepare a well-rounded educational program for each specific age group

Requirements

• Experience with Microsoft office (excel, word, etc.) and Google Docs
• Driver’s license + personal vehicle
• Current Education major (or related field)
• Strong people/conversational skills
• Intermediate to advanced planning skills
• Ability to create organized lesson plans that are easily transferrable
• Ability to design curricula for specific age groups

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