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Environmental Justice Education Intern

Employer
Faith In Place
Location
Chicago, Illinois, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Sector
Training / Education
Field
Education / Training
Discipline
Environmental Justice
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Internship
Job DescriptionJob DescriptionSalary: unpaid

Background

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.

Responsibilities:

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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