CONSERVATION INTERN

Outreach Intern Summer 2021 - Applications open now

Description:

We are seeking a motivated individual to support our team through summer 2021. Through hands-on education and interactive booths we share our message with Greenville County Citizens. This person will be expected to help with set-up and/or take-down of exhibits, assist with outreach and public engagement during events, and occasionally support trainings.

  • Additional learning opportunities (as time and interest allows)
    • Experience working for a county government agency
    • Education and outreach opportunities and working with community partners
    • Presenting educational materials to classrooms, HOAs, and other civic organizations
    • Media relations including print, radio, television, and social media
    • Developing graphic design skills with design software, creative branding, and merchandise production
    • Event planning and execution
    • Distributing and evaluating surveys used to gauge audience knowledge on campaigns and messages
  • Other projects/duties as assigned

Responsibilities:

  • Educate the public on soil and water conservation at events and festivals
  • Serve as a camp counselor at Wet and Wild Camp
  • Assist with set-up and tear-down of booth supplies
  • Take photos at events and upload them to a shared folder
  • Support social media connection through creating and monitoring posts, sharing relevant stories, generating content, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Professional communication skills and access to email
  • Basic understanding of conservation, environmentalism, or a related topic
  • Availability on nights and Saturdays
  • Self-starting, focused, and efficient
  • Able to lift up to 35 pounds

Application Instructions:

Email cover letter, resume, and references to Chaneen Haler at chaler@greenvillecounty.org

Summer 2021 Event Schedule

as of 7/1/2021, additional events may be added

Event Date Time
Stormwater Educational event Monday 7/19 8:30a – 12:30p
Project WET Training Event Tuesday 7/20 8a – 5p
RMSC Summer Adventure Friday 7/23 9a – 5p
Wet and Wild Camp Monday 8/2 – Thurs. 8/5 7a – 7p daily
Greer Farmers Market Tuesday 8/24 3:30p – 8p