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Program Internship – Fields Pond Audubon Center

About the Internship

The Program Intern will develop, deliver and assist with adult, family, and youth programs with a major emphasis on school children in grades K-12. These programs are designed to instill fascination, understanding and responsibility for the natural world and focus on natural history, sustainability, and human impacts.

Qualifications and Essential Duties

  • Must have an ability to communicate effectively with various age groups and audiences on and off site;
  • Knowledge of Maine’s natural history and ecological concepts;
  • Have or be working towards a degree in biology, education, or environmental studies;
  • Responsible and able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Have (or able to work towards) current First Aid and CPR certification;
  • Ability and willingness to assist with building and property stewardship projects/maintenance;
  • Skilled with basic computer software applications;
  • Enthusiastic and flexible with a sense of humor;
  • Able to pass a criminal background check.

Physical Requirements

Able to lift up to 50 pounds when setting up for programs or working on the property. Able to hike all trails on Fields Pond property as part of programing and stewardship. Able to use hands/fingers to operate computer and other program equipment.

Able to work outdoors in challenging environmental conditions.

Appointment

This position is part-time through the winter/spring semester (12-15 hours/week over 12 weeks) and full-time in the summer (10 weeks). Applicants may be considered for the either the winter/spring position, summer, or both.

Internship Stipend: $2,000 winter/spring semester; $5000 summer.

To Apply

Please send a letter of intent and resume to Maine Audubon, 20 Gilsland Farm Rd., Falmouth, Maine 04105 or email fieldspond@maineaudubon.org. We will begin reviewing application immediately. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Maine Audubon is and Equal Opportunity Employer. Any job offers are contingent on a successful criminal background check.