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National Wildlife Federation
National Wildlife Federation’s work is guided by initiatives: 1) Confronting and providing solutions to global warming; 2) Safeguarding wildlife and wild places; and 3) Connecting people with nature. Under the framework of these drivers, NWF offers a variety of programs that promote wildlife habitat conservation at home, at school and in the community and engage citizens to take action and get involved in protecting wildlife.
The Pacific Regional Center in Seattle is looking for an Education Intern to assist the education staff with promoting environmental stewardship and engaging communities, schools, and partners in opportunities that help develop community stewards, supports sustainable environmental education, and restores/protects wildlife habitat. The Education programs supported by this work include the Community Wildlife Habitat program, Eco-Schools USA, Be Out There, and community outreach.
ResponsibilitiesPossible Intern Duties:
• Give outreach presentations to possible new participants/volunteers.
• Provide outreach at community events: sharing resources
• Assist in recruitment and establishment of new partners by networking with existing organizations.
• Assist in trainings
• Assist in Completing Education Programs Outreach Goals: contacting schools, communities, and partners to promote programs
• Outreach and/or education experience
• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Publisher
• Quick learner; self-motivated; able to work alone or with a team
• Having a vehicle and personal computer, is helpful.