CONSERVATION INTERN

Spring/Summer Outreach Intern Opportunity 

Application Deadline March 22, 2024

Schedule: 10 - 20 hours/week

Start date: April 2024

End date: July 2024, extension possible

Wage: Paid, $15/hour

Description:

The Environmental Education Intern will join GCSWCD’s Education team.  In addition to work experience, this intern will have the opportunity to develop skills in design using Adobe applications, educational event planning, survey development/implementation. Opportunity to develop and plan a project to coordinate with departmental goals.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with educational events, including set-up, take-down, and classroom management
  • Assist with community outreach events (Farmer’s Markets, Pop-Up Seed Libraries, etc.)
  • Take photos at events

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Create content for social media
  • Assist in administrative tasks

Qualifications:

  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Flexible schedule and willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • Basic understanding of MS Office applications
  • Self-starting, focused, and efficient
  • Comfortable working in all weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of conservation and earth sciences
  • Experience using social media for outreach and education
  • Some experience in youth development, youth education, and/or adult education
  • Ability to lift 20+ pounds

 

Application Instructions:

Email a cover letter, resume, and 2 references to Lynn Pilewski.

Contact Information:

Lynn Pilewski, District Programs Coordinator

(864) 467-4998

lpilewski@greenvillecounty.org