Local Summer Internship – Nature Vision

Nature Vision is a non-profit environmental education organization founded in 2003 based in Redmond, WA with the mission of fostering citizen appreciation and stewardship of our environment through integration of school, community, and nature education. Nature Vision (NV) serves over 51,000 students annually, more than many nature centers in the area. In 2010, the NV team received the Michael Mercer Water Conservation Educator Award with partners for work on the Sammamish Watershed Festival. NV was also honored with the 2007-2008 Environmental Education Association of Washington’s (EEAW) Award for Organizational Excellence.

Internship description

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Aiding naturalists with presenting environmental education programs to: summer camps, schools, libraries, other groups from the Nature Vision menu of programs. Training is provided.
  •  Prep and clean-up of materials for camps and presentations
  •  Office projects as needed by staff

Start Date: 6/20/11, negotiable depending on school needs

End Date: 8/26/11 or earlier depending on school needs

Hours: 15-30 a week, unpaid

Minimum Qualifications: Working on bachelor’s degree or experience in Education, Interpretation, environmental science or a related field; combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to work in classrooms and in the field with groups of students. Must be a US Citizen and able to read, speak, and write the English language clearly.

Special Requirements: Must possess a valid Washington State Drivers’ License and own vehicle to drive to field sites. May need to occasionally lift objects up to 50 lbs.

To apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Clay Heilman, cheilman@naturevision.org