Environmental Educator Summer Internship at Ladew Gardens

Hiring Organization:
Ladew Gardens

City:
Monkton

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Application Deadline:
April 17, 2020

Internship Description:  Help promote an awareness, understanding and appreciation of the natural world.  Teach hands-on science and environmental education topics to children in Ladew’s school fieldtrip programs, or children in summer nature camps.  Summer program topics will include butterflies and other invertebrates.  Other topics could include Fun in the Gardens, From Seed to Flower, Exploring Habitats or more.

Responsibilities:

Lead weekday, school fieldtrip tours and/or summer camp activities
Act as occasional host/greeter in butterfly house
Assist with leading public programs
Assist with garden and/or trail work
Assist with other duties as needed (i.e. program material prep, clipping trails, etc.)
Qualifications:
o Individuals 16 years or older pursuing studies in education, biology, environmental science, botany, zoology, or related fields are preferred
o Enthusiasm for and experience in teaching pre-K through middle school youth preferred
o Friendly, flexible, creative, self-motivated personality with good communication skills
o Ability to walk for up to two consecutive hours and lift heavy objects up to 30 lbs.

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