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Naturalist Internship


Posted 02/07/2019
County Carroll
Location Carroll ,Iowa
Salary $10/hr


Description
Seasonal position under general supervision of the Director and direct supervision of the Naturalist.  The Naturalist intern will assist the Naturalist in the development and presentation of interpretive programs to schools, campers, summer camps and other public groups as assigned.  The Naturalist intern will also coordinate special events and programs, design and construct interpretive displays, prepare publicity materials including news releases and radio reports, preform occasional office work and cleaning and other duties that may arise.  Must be familiar with computers and audio/visual equipment.  Must have a basic knowledge of conservation concepts and teaching skills and be able to communicate with individuals and groups of all ages.  General maintenance and upkeep of the Education Center displays, educational supplies and grounds around the center as required.  Non standard work week with some night, overnight, weekend and holiday work required.  40 hour per week starting in May and going until September.  Beginning and end dates can be flexible to accommodate school schedules.

Qualifications
College student preparing for a career in environmental education or related field. Knowledge of basic conservation concepts and teaching skills. Ability to communicate orally with individuals and groups. Must have a valid driver's license

To Apply
Send cover letter and resume to: Matt Wetrich, Naturalist. Carroll County Conservation Board. 22676 Swan Lake Drive. Carroll, IA 51401 or email cover letter and resume to: matt@carrollcountyiowa.org

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