Summer Camp Interns at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park

Hiring Organization:
Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park

City:
Annapolis

Application Deadline:
April 1, 2021

The Education Center at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park seeks four summer interns to assist in our popular summer camp program. The Summer Camp Intern position is ideal for individuals who are passionate about leading youth, possess a love for the outdoors, and have prior summer camp experience. Successful interns will be energetic, motivated, responsible, and ready to have fun! Interns earn a stipend of $2000, dispersed twice during the summer. Interns work 10 weeks of the summer with additional days of intern training the week of June 14-18th.

 

Intern Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in college or recent college graduate
  • Strong interest in teaching and environmental education
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, flexible, overall positive attitude, and willingness to work outside in summer conditions
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with children and adults
  • Available to work at least 10 weeks over the summer
  • Preferred – teaching experience and/or environmental studies background

 

Internship Responsibilities:

  • Supervise group of up to 18 campers with a team of 1 lead teacher and 1-2 counselors in training (CIT)
  • Plan and lead at least one environmental education lesson weekly
  • Organize and lead nature exploration, games, and other recreation activities
  • Assist and supervise campers while kayaking.
  • Observe environmental education programs led by teachers and Camp Director and assist
  • Respond appropriately to any medical issues and emergencies with first-aid or CPR.  First-aid and CPR training available, if not already certified
  • Assist with aquarium and animal care
  • Attend professional development “shadowing” experiences
  • Create electronic portfolio showcasing internship experience

 

Internship Schedule:

  • June 14 – June 18: Intern training
  • June 21 – September 3: Weekly day camp sessions, M-F, typically 8:15-4:15 PM, with occasional before care 7:45-9 AM or aftercare 3:30-5:45 responsibilities. Interns work 10 weeks during this time frame.
  • CPR/First-aid training – Date TBD. 3-hour class. Mandatory, unless currently certified.

 

Contact: To apply, please send your resume and one letter of recommendation to Sarah Krizek education@amaritime.org.