Summer Environmental Education Internship
Interested in a challenging, rewarding, and flexible job outdoors this summer? Do you enjoy working with children of all ages exploring wild places, doing “hands on” environmental education, and having great outdoor camp adventures? Then this could be the job for you!
About Our Camp
The Audubon Naturalist Society (ANS) seeks highly motivated and creative individuals for the 2022 Camp Audubon season. This summer, Camp Audubon will offer day programs for children ages 5-17. Camp is based at our 40-acre nature sanctuary in Chevy Chase, MD. ANS provides a dynamic work environment with friendly, creative, and knowledgeable staff. Take a look at our camp catalog at https://anshome.org/summer-camps/ to see what we are all about.
General Schedule and Position Descriptions
Interns assist teachers/naturalists with lessons, games, and hikes and through a gradual schedule will plan and lead lessons on their own by the end of the summer. This is a 10 week, full-time summer internship starting on June 13 and ending on August 19. Nine positions are available. We provide a $4,000 stipend for the summer and no on-site housing.
Undergraduate or graduate student
Experience working with children
Basic knowledge of natural history/biology
Must enjoy working outside
Past camp experience a plus
CPR/First Aid/AED certification (provided by ANS)
How to Apply
E-mail cover letter and resume (with references) to Denis.Perez@anshome.org or mail to Audubon Naturalist Society, Attention: Camp Manager, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815. For questions, email Denis.Perez@anshome.org. Interviews and the hiring process will begin as resumes are received and will continue until the positions are filled.
Employment contingent upon successful FBI and state background check. ANS is an equal opportunity employer.
Camps will be mostly outdoors with an indoor classroom for inclement weather. All campers and staff must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Additional measures such as indoor masking, boosters, cohorting, and social distancing may be required based on the status of the pandemic.