Habitat Programs Internship

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Indiana Wildlife Federation
708 E. Michigan St
Indianapolis, IN
Posted: November 07 2016
Application Deadline: January 4, 2017
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: 01/09/17 — 04/14/17 (Flexible)

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Description

The Indiana Wildlife Federation is a statewide, membership-based, conservation non-profit organization. IWF promotes hunting, fishing, wildlife watching, and other outdoor activities where Hoosiers are able to enjoy and benefit from nature. Through a variety of education and advocacy programs we encourage the conservation, sound management and sustainable use of Indiana’s wildlife and natural resources. Our office is located on E. Michigan St, close to Mass Ave. in downtown Indianapolis. The internship is a part to full time, unpaid opportunity offered on a semester basis – fall (Sept-Dec), spring (Jan-Apr) and summer (May-Aug). There is a small stipend, free parking, and flexible schedule.

Responsibilities

• Assist with content updates and delivery of the Backyard Habitat Workshops.
• Modify and develop new content and questions for the online Kid’s Contest.
• Coordinate with parks, neighborhood associations, and other groups to schedule and deliver habitat workshops.
• Support organization communications surrounding Habitat Programs, ex. social media, newsletter content, website content updates, member emails, etc.
• The intern will coordinate campus projects for the Landscaping the Sustainable Campus Program.
• Communicate and attend meetings with universities and colleges enrolled in the program and engage in the completion of the certification process.
• Reach out to universities and colleges that are not yet enrolled in the program and encourage participation; for those that do enroll, assist with the development of Sustainable Landscape Plans, and guide the institutions through the certification process.
• Maintain contact with certified campuses and update the LSC portion of the IWF website.
• The intern will update content and delivery for the Trail Certification Program and Pollinator Habitat Workshop and may produce additional program materials.
• Other responsibilities based on interest areas and organization needs.

Requirements

• Bachelor’s, master’s degree or degree in progress in a natural resources, biology or environmental education related field.
• Knowledge of conservation and natural resources concerns.
• Strong leadership and teamwork skills.
• Strong writing and research skills.
• Creative thinking and new idea generation abilities.
• Ability to work in a team or independently as needed.
• Ability to effectively coordinate and organize multiple projects and tasks.
• Proficient in oral communication.
• Proficiency in basic computer programs and skills including Microsoft Office.
• Experience in project management and involvement with student clubs on campuses is a plus.

Please submit the following:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• List of references

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