Opportunity: Wildlife Education Intern

Category: Internship

Deadline: March 29, 2019

Position:  Wildlife Education Intern  

Time Period: Spring & Summer         Number of Positions Available: Up to 5 

Hours: Flexible hours from 8 – 20 per week (Up to 15 hours/week for SCiP interns)          Commitment: Up to 4 months 

Start date(s): April 1, May 1 

WILDNorth is seeking enthusiastic people who love wildlife, the outdoors, have a strong desire to learn, and work well independently and with a team, to assist us in teaching the next generation about the importance of wildlife in the community! 

WILDNorth is looking for interns to assist with the WILDEd Program by teaching elementary aged students.  

Duties:  

  • Public education to elementary students as part of the Junior Wildlife Ambassador Program 
  • Help children to have a positive and enriching experience at camp, assist with activities and lead games 

Personal Qualities: Dedicated individual who is committed towards helping a great cause. 

Qualifications and Requirements:
1) Police Information Check including Vulnerable Persons prior to start date
2) Experience with children
3) Experience with outdoor activities (camping, hiking, building fires, etc.)
4) Understanding of WILDNorth programs and services 

Assets:
1) First Aid
2) Childcare Certification
3) Experience with running children’s camps and facilitating presentations
4) Knowledgeable in science and nature topics (i.e. Wildlife Identification)
5) Access to a vehicle 

**Training Provided** 

Reports to: WILDEd Manager and Main Instructors at Camp 

Benefits of Interning:
1) Raising awareness and providing effective public education
2) Resume Building
4) Certificate of Internship upon completion
5) Personal satisfaction  

Age Requirement: Must be 18 years of age or older *Some preference may be given to those who are 21 years or older. 

Application Process 

1. FILL in this application form

2.  Answer ALL QUESTIONS

3. Gather all your curriculum vitae (resume)

4. Respond to the confirmation email with your resume/CV and references.

5. All correspondence MUST be via email.

6. NOTE: You will only be contacted IF you were selected for an interview no later than May 1. Please understand that we are terribly busy. Be patient.

7. DO NOT CALL OUR HOTLINE. This is for wildlife calls ONLY. The internship program coordinator works at another office.

 

WILDNorth’s staff thanks you for your interest in our volunteer internship program. All successful applicants will go through an application, screening, and interview process followed by orientation, in class training and onsite training.