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Environmental Justice Education Intern

Faith In Place
Chicago, Illinois, US
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Training / Education
Education / Training
Environmental Justice
Salary Type
Employment Type
Job DescriptionJob DescriptionSalary: unpaid


For over 10 years, Faith in Place has offered the Eco-Ambassador Program during the summer to youth 14-18 years of age. Eco-Ambassadors learn about environmental justice and climate change through environmental action projects, educational programming, field trips, and more. Faith in Place is seeking an on-site Environmental Justice Education intern for the 2024 Summer Eco-Ambassador Program. This is an unpaid internship opportunity and we encourage interns to apply for funding or credit from their educational institution, scholarship program, or other sources.


Interns primarily engage in tasks that support the senior program coordinator in program operations, partnership development, and program facilitation. These responsibilities include:
  • Meet with program partners in-person and/or virtually
  • Facilitate classroom instruction
  • Strengthen the alumni network
  • Attend field trips
  • Provide program support
  • Attend weekly leadership meetings
  • Attend weekly programming days (3-4 days per week)

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate is a Faith in Place alumni, scholarship recipient, or programming partner that is in college or just finishing college, and with experience and passion for the following…
  • Environmental Studies
  • Classroom Facilitation
  • Activism and Organizing
  • Social Justice
  • Connecting with Nature
  • Creative Thinking
  • Career in environmental field

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