Environmental Education Internship

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WaterVentures Florida's Learning Lab
Throughout Florida (Mobile Outreach)
Zephyrhills, FL
Posted: July 12 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Description

Make a difference in Florida! Join our WaterVentures Florida’s Learning Lab team and deliver top quality environmental education programs to the citizens and youth of Florida. Team members will visit schools, special events and festivals throughout the state of Florida. Educators will share the wonders of Florida’s water story through outdoor guided labs and state of the art interactive exhibits.

Program Details
This Environmental Education Internship Position aims to attract hard-working individuals with a commitment to enhancing the future of Florida’s environment. Training will include mentoring by seasoned educators and immersion into the environmental education field. This outreach program has been developed in partnership with Crystal Springs Foundation, Inc. (CSF). For more information, visit our CSF website at www.crystalspringspreserve.com or www.waterventures.us.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities
• Teach hands on, directed learning, environmental science activities in an exciting and dynamic manner
• Setup and breakdown exhibit daily
• Maintain equipment used in educational programs
• Represent the organization at community and professional events
• Analyze informal education data

Internship Position Details
• The position duration is one semester. Positions available each fall and spring.
• Housing will be provided throughout the duration of the internship
• Food stipend provided
• Monthly stipend provided

Requirements

Eligibility
The Environmental Education Internship Position applicant should demonstrate the following:
• Applicant will be required to travel with the Mobile Learning Lab for duration of the position and work on a flex schedule
• Applicant should have strong communication and public speaking skills
• Applicant must be confident, self-motivated, outgoing and capable of working as a team member
• Teaching/ public speaking experience a plus
• Minimum of a Bachelors Degree and be a US Citizen

Physical Requirements
• Applicant must be able to lift 50 pounds
• Applicant should be physically fit and able to interact with students and stand for extensive periods of time
• Applicant should be able to tolerate the typical Florida climate and be prepared to work in/out sidePhysical

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