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Summer Naturalist Intern

Posted 01/08/2021
County Jackson
Location Maquoketa ,Iowa
Salary $11 per hour


This is a part time, seasonal position under the general supervision of the Environmental Education Coordinator. The intern will complete up to 480 hours of service May – September 2021. Depending on applicant’s availability, the position will start sometime in May and end sometime in August or can extend through September.  

Functions of the Job: Assist with the development, organization, and presentation of environmental education programs for the general public, civic and conservation groups, youth groups and schools in Jackson County. Plan, assist, and lead activities for summer day camps for youth at the Hurstville Interpretive Center. Care and maintenance of materials and equipment used for programs. Open and staff Hurstville Interpretive Center on a shared weekend and evening basis with other staff. Care for captive animals at the Hurstville Interpretive Center Perform other duties as directed by the EE coordinator, naturalist, or executive director. 

Ability to work with K-12 students and general public. Ability to work outside in a variety of weather and terrain conditions. One year of college; preferably in a conservation, environmental science or other related field. Valid driver’s license.

To Apply
Email a cover letter, resume and employment application to Jessica Wagner,

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