Outdoor Education Intern

March 13, 2018 3:08 PM | Anonymous member

Organization: Imago

Designing, planning, presenting and evaluating educational experiences 

General Description The Outdoor Education Intern is an integral part of the education team, and works with education staff to organize and develop curriculum and to design and present education programs. Depending on time of year, and intern’s availability the curriculum and programs can be for summer camps, our Branching Out Programs for Urban Youth, or for specific education opportunities. Schedule and Location Available Year Round. Time of year determines what opportunities are available. Time Commitment is about 3-5 hours per week. The only opportunity to work remotely is doing curriculum development. All other work happens at Imago or one of our partner sites. 

Responsibilities 

Intern duties and responsibilities can be tailored somewhat to meet the intern’s interest. Responsibilities MAY include: 

  1. Education: Co-present education programs in partnership with other education team members. Depending on the program that you are involved with this can include presenting or supporting summer camps, or presenting or supporting other programs. 
  2. Curriculum Development: Work closely with education team to organize existing curriculum and research and develop new curriculum for summer camps or our other programs. 

Requirements 

1. Must be an excellent communicator and have great written and oral communications skills 

2. If developing curriculum, must be comfortable following directions and guidance, be self-motivated and be open to feedback. 

3. If teaching or co-teaching programs must be comfortable working directly with children, and be comfortable working in the outdoors (cold, rainy, muggy, buggy, etc). 

4. If working with children, must pass a criminal background check. 

Contact Information 

If interested, contact Chris Clements, Executive Director at cclements@imagoearth.org or (513) 921-5124. 

About Imago Internships 

Imago is a long-standing environmental education organization with an ambitious vision and an exciting mission. Because of our small staff, interns have a real opportunity to have a direct and lasting impact not only on our organization but on the communities that we serve. Not only will your work support Imago, it will provide you with useful skills, contacts and experiences that will serve you in future careers and endeavors. As compensation for your internship, Imago can work with you to help provide a variety of options. Compensation can include class credit, a stipend, service project credit, and even less traditional options such as a Community Supported Agriculture share, and the ability to work in a “office” surrounded by a committed community and with a 16 acre nature preserve right outside the door. 

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