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WAVE Foundation at Newport Aquarium
1 Aquarium Way
Posted: July 22 2016
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DescriptionThe WAVE Foundation Education Intern serves as an instructor for WAVE education programs, which aim to excite, engage and educate students about the wonders of aquatic life and the importance of conservation. Education Interns are instrumental in the planning and developing of curriculum for WAVE Education programs. Under the supervision of the Education Curator, Education Interns will develop curriculum for upcoming education programs, make sure those programs are in alignment with State content, and serve as an ambassador for WAVE in the community through outreach, special campaigns, awareness days, and other duties as assigned. The WAVE Foundation Education Intern is a volunteer position with the WAVE Foundation. There is no monetary compensation for this position.
To apply, please go to http://wavefoundation.org/volunteer/volunteer-application/
Please include a cover letter, resume and your current transcripts (unofficial is ok) when applying.
ResponsibilitiesLead or assist in the delivery of WAVE Education programs and initiatives. This includes teaching Prek-12 education classes, Summer Camp, and episodic education throughout the Newport Aquarium.
Serve as a WAVE & Aquarium ambassador in schools for events such as career days, outreach programming and in the community for events such as Earth Day and World Water Monitoring Day.
Lead or assist with daily program activities including set up, instruction, clean up and supply inventory as needed.
Follow and adhere to WAVE Foundation and Newport Aquarium policies and procedures for proper care, handling and presentation of program animals upon completion of animal handling training, provided by Education Department staff.
Maintain an awareness of industry guidelines pertaining to education programs as set forth by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Operate a variety of audio and visual equipment upon completion of training, provided by Education Department staff.
Communicate and maintain working relationships with educators, students, guests, staff, supervisors, volunteers, other departments, and colleagues in related industries.
Communicate well in an environment which may include loud noises, large crowds and varying settings.
Provide excellent and accurate customer service for WAVE Foundation and the Aquarium’s missions.
Direct questions, suggestions or grievances through appropriate procedures and channels.
Notify the appropriate person if unable to volunteer, either due to illness, vacation, resignation or leave of absence.
Represent WAVE Foundation and the Newport Aquarium in a professional manner, including dress code, behavior and timeliness.
Perform in accordance with all protocols, policies and operating procedures of the WAVE Foundation and the Newport Aquarium.
Other duties as assigned.
RequirementsMust be 18 years or older and enrolled in college
Due to the nature of the job, volunteers must pass background check.
Must provide proof of tetanus shot.
Be engaging, friendly, courteous, enthusiastic and sincere.