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Environmental Education Summer Camp Intern

The Riveredge Nature Center Environmental Education Summer Internship is a unique opportunity for a person just entering the environmental education field who is willing to learn and work with a dedicated group of staff and volunteers. The intern will assist with Riveredge Nature Journeys Summer Camp programs. Depending on the goals of the selected intern, she/he may also assist, observe, and lead Youth and Family programs as well as Summer Day Adventure programs. If the Intern chooses to take college and university credit with this program, Riveredge staff will work with him/her to fulfill requirements when applicable. This position is responsible for teaching environmental education programs to school-aged students, families and adults, and the delivery of education events. To apply, click the link for complete details. Please send a letter of interest and resume no later than February 28, 2020 to Steff Merten, Adventure Education Manager, at smerten@riveredge.us.

Recreational Tree Climbing Intern Full

The intern will work creatively with the Riveredge Nature Center team of staff and volunteers to facilitate and lead recreational tree climbs for Riveredge Nature Journeys Summer Camps, families, youth  and other educational groups. A tree climbing facilitator intern, in conjunction with another facilitator,  is responsible for inspecting and preparing the tree and climbers for recreational tree climbing, and insuring their well-being during their climb. A facilitator is responsible for inspecting and preparing the tree and climbers for recreational tree climbing, and insuring their well-being during their climb. A facilitator is responsible for the safety of the climbers and possesses skills to coach and manage multiple climbers on rope at the same time. To apply, click the link for complete details. Please send a letter of interest and resume no later than March 15, 2020 to Steff Merten, Adventure Education Manager, at smerten@riveredge.us.

Garden and Permaculture Education Intern

The intern will work creatively with the Riveredge Nature Center team of staff and volunteers to develop and maintain the organic garden, outdoor kitchen, and the permaculture site for use by Riveredge Nature Journeys Summer Camps and other educational groups. To apply, click the link for complete details. Please send a letter of interest and resume no later than March 15, 2020 to Steff Merten, Adventure Education Manager, to smerten@riveredge.us.