Conservation Education Intern

Description

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. 

 

Responsibilities:

● 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: 

 

Contact 

Carey Mason, AFC+A Development Director (carey@amerciasforconservation.org; 720-587-9614)

Irene Vilar, AFC+A Founder & Executive Director (irene@americasforconservation.org; 303-330-6597)

 

How to apply

 

Please submit your resume to carey@americasforconservation.org and complete this Application Form

 

 

 

Non-profit Organization

Tax Exempt Status: 501(c)(3)  EIN 32-0241204 July 2012

AFC+A USA

 

Address: 1942 Broadway St., Suite 210

Boulder, Colorado 80302

Contact: Irene Vilar, Founder & CEO

Phone. 303.330.6597

Email: irene@americasforconservation.org

AFC+A Puerto Rico Offices

 

AFC+A Metro

P.O. Box 13934

San Juan, Puerto Rico. 00908

AFC+A Sur

4 Calle Santo Domingo

Yauco, Puerto Rico 00678

 

Contact: Jonathan Cintron, Director PR

cintron@americasforconservation.org

Initial design by Rafael Lopez / Manage and updates by Jonathan Cintrón

©2019 Americas For Conservation + The Arts

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