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Naturalist Summer Intern

Posted 01/14/2019
County Jackson
Location Maquoketa ,Iowa
Salary $11.00 per hour
Deadline 02/25/2019


This is a part time, seasonal position under the general supervision of the Environmental Education Coordinator. The intern will complete approximately 480 hours of service May – August 2019. The intern will assist with environmental education and interpretation at the Hurstville Interpretive Center and other sites in Jackson County. The intern may create educational displays and assist with writing informational articles and press releases. This position requires sharing weekend and evening program duties. Depending on applicant’s availability, the position will start sometime in May and end sometime in August.   

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. Write news releases and other correspondence related to program presentation. 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. Perform other duties as directed by the naturalist, EE coordinator or executive director. Care for captive animals at the Hurstville Interpretive Center. 

Interest in the outdoors and working with all ages. Pursuing career in environmental related degree. One year of college. Valid driver's license.

To Apply
Send completed employment application, cover letter and resume to:
Jessica Wagner,

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