Park Ranger / Activity Coordinator Intern

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Description

Lake Roland County Park is located in Baltimore County in the Roland Park / Ruxton Area, just minutes from Towson, MD. The main park entrance is located just off of Falls Road, South of I-695. The address for the park is 1000 Lakeside Drive, Baltimore, Maryland 21210. Lake Roland is managed by Baltimore County Recreation and Parks.

Internships are unpaid, but provide valuable experience for post graduation career searches. Interns are expected to work for one semester or season. Minimum requirement of 12 hours per week on assigned days. Assignment dates and times are flexible around college coursework. Evenings and weekends may be required.

Responsibilities

What would I be doing at the park?

The Lake Roland Education Center is seeking a responsible, self-motivated and enthusiastic intern to assist with park operations and programming. General duties include park maintenance, animal care, educational programming assistance, answering questions related to the park and natural history of the area.

Requirements

Qualifications for the Park Intern Position:
• Pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Recreation and Parks, Park Management, Biology, Education or closely related field
• Open to working in a range of weather conditions
• Comfortable caring for a range of animal ambassadors. This may include: reptiles, amphibians, insects and mammals.
• Willing to learn and perform a multitude of tasks
• Have reliable transportation
• Able to work independently and as part of a team
• Comfortable answering questions and speaking to the general public about the park
- Provide information for a volunteer background check.

How to I apply:
If you are interested in applying, send your contact information, along with a copy of your resume, transcript and list of professional references to: ekadow@baltimorecountymd.gov. Title your email “Internship 2016” for easier processing.

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