Stewardship Intern

internship - part time, paid

Nature Center At Shaker Lakes
Cleveland, OH
Closed
Posted 69 Days ago
Nature Center At Shaker Lakes
Cleveland, OH
internship - part time, paid
Posted 69 Days ago
Closed

Description

Stewardship Internship Nature Center at Shaker Lakes - Cleveland, OH 44120 $10 an hour Internship Title: Stewardship Intern Employee Type: Part-time; temporary Reports to: Natural Resources Manager Hours: 25 hours/week for 10 weeks, beginning late May/early June 2019; some nights & weekends may be required Salary: $10.00/hour Responsibilities: Natural Resource Management: The Stewardship Intern will assist with ongoing stewardship of the Nature Centers twenty acres of natural habitats. The intern will work closely with the Natural Resource Manager and the Facilities Director. The habitats which include riparian flood plain, marsh, upland forest and demonstration prairie are managed under the guidelines of the Nature Centers Natural Resources Management Plan; the intern will assist in the implementation of this plan. Activities will include invasive plant control using herbicide and manual techniques; reintroduction of native species; and stewardship of natural areas including trails, boardwalks, deer exclosures, signage and demonstration features such as butterfly, rain, and native plant gardens. Volunteer Leadership: The Stewardship Intern will work closely with volunteers. Under the direction of the Natural Resources Manager, the intern will lead groups or individual volunteers on work projects. The intern will be a resource for plant identification and proper field techniques. In addition, the intern will be responsible for managing the Stewardship Center building and the maintenance of tools and equipment. Programs/Events: The Stewardship Intern will assist with sustainability programming and special events with topics such as rain barrels, composting, native landscaping and gardening. Job Qualifications: High school diploma Current or past education in biology, ecology, environmental sciences or related field Work or volunteer experience in habitat management is a plus Coursework, knowledge, or interest in learning sustainability topics Coursework, knowledge, or interest in learning local flora and fauna Job Type: Internship Salary: $10.00 /hour Education: * High school or equivalent (Required) Location: * Cleveland, OH 44120 (Required) 20 hours ago - save job - report job If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach the employer directly to request this as Indeed is not responsible for the employer's application process. Apply Now Apply Now Save this job

Skills

ecology, sustainability, natural resource management, event management, plant identification, native plants, gardening, biology, education, landscaping, programming, stewardship, habitat management, forest management, volunteer leadership

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