Conservation Education Intern


The Conservation Education Intern is responsible for building and sustaining relationships in the Denver Metro area that support the education and stewardship missions of Americas for Conservation + the Arts (AFC+A) and the US Forest Service (USFS) as they work in partnership to achieve shared goals. 


Partnership Goals: AFC+A aims to create a healthy environment through advocacy, education, the arts, and engagement of culturally diverse communities. Together, we empower communities toward long-term environmental stewardship, ensuring a healthy environment for ALL cultures. 



● Manage Every Kid in a Park (EKIP) pass distribution and monitoring

● Organize school visits and related events 

● Manage book donations (Natural Inquirer, etc.)

● Schedule and participate in Woodsy Owl appearances

● Provide United Cultures for Art + Nature (UCAN) Green Ambassadors program planning support, including presence and participation at the August 15-20 Congress in Estes Park, CO

● Provide Americas Latino Eco Festival (ALEF) program support, including presence and participation at the September 15-17 event in Denver, CO


Regular meetings and networks to be a part of:

● National Get Outdoors Day (NGOD)

● UCAN Green Ambassadors program

● Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire initiative

● ALEF 2017 planning committee


Training opportunities:

● Become a certified Project Learning Tree (PLT) trainer and facilitator

● Attend the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) and PLT national conferences

● Other ideas and educational goals welcome


Desired qualifications:

● Excellent oral and written communication skills

● Environmental education background

● Flexible schedule

● Valid driver’s license, safe driving record and car insurance

● Experience with youth, grant writing, and event management preferred


Compensation/Work Location:

● $14.00 per hour

● Gas stipend of $350 for travel to and from various events and meetings locations

● Training stipend of $500 

● 32 hours per week with flexible work days (some work from home allowed)

● Begins May 15th and extends through September 22nd for a total of 19 weeks 

● Work space will be provided at the USFS regional office in Golden


For More Information: 



Carey Mason, AFC+A Development Director (; 720-587-9614)

Irene Vilar, AFC+A Founder & Executive Director (; 303-330-6597)


How to apply


Please submit your resume to and complete this Application Form