Environmental Outreach and Services Intern (local area/commuting distance candidates only)

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Employer
Student Conservation Association
Location
Beacon, New York, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 01, 2021
Closes
Sep 20, 2021
Ref
2408558102
Discipline
Ecology
Employment Type
Internship
Salary Type
Salary
Expected Dates

August 16, 2021 to January 30, 2022

Site

Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries

Position ID

PO-00732125

The Environmental Outreach and Services Intern (local area candidates only) will assist in the implementation of environmental education-based programs and assist with animal care.

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Education Programming

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Assist development and lead in the delivery of education programming to student groups (i.e. water quality testing, Hudson River fish identification, seining).

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Daily preparation of equipment, supplies, etc.

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Support and assist with weekday K-12 programming and weekend public programs with a variety of groups, primarily elementary and middle school-age children beginning in August.

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Assist with Community Science programs to execute with volunteers in the field.

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Marketing / Outreach of organization newsletters, social media, etc.

* Animal Care

Assist in the daily care and maintenance of a live animal collection.

Compensation:

* $300/wk Living Allowance (pre-tax)

Intern selected into this position MUST enroll in the AmeriCorps Education Award program

SCA1957

* Location Description
This internship will serve out of the Clarkson University/Beacon Institute Water Ecology Center on Dennings Point, part of the Hudson Highlands State Park of the NYS O?ce of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP).
Dennings Point is a 64-acre peninsula with diverse habitats, wildlife, native vegetation and recreational trails in the heart of Beacon, NY.

* Training Provided
First Aid, CPR, community science data collection methods, animal biology and care, species ID

* Educational/Recreational Opportunities
Beacon, NY is a hub of culture and nature! We have many many local opportunities for the SCA member to enjoy. Hiking, biking, kayaking, all within a train ride to NYC!

* Handicap Accessible?
Yes

Main Area of Focus

Education and Interpretation

Education, Training & Skills Expected

Biology

some coursework or experience

Education

some coursework or experience

Earth Sciences

some coursework or experience

Arts/Humanities

some coursework or experience

Field Research

some experience

Working with Animals

some experience

Social Media

some experience

Community Engagement

some experience

Working with Children

some experience

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible

Eligible

Driving Logistics

Valid Drivers License Needed

Personal Vehicle Required

Local transportation can be difficult to the job site.

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor

US Citizenship

Required

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