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Climate Program Assistant

Internship Responsibilities

The Program Assistant will support a grant funded climate change educational program for middle school students. This position will assist with communications, logistics and program development efforts. The Program Assistant will also support important partnerships to assist with the successful development and implementation of this program.

 

This position is grant funded. There is no guarantee of employment past the grant period.

 

General Responsibilities:

 

Logistics:

● Coordinate and organize professional development opportunities for teachers.

● Manage volunteer recruitment and retention.

● Plan and support student activities at schools and in the field

● Respond promptly and professionally to program related inquiries.

● Manage supplies and procurement to support program activities.

 

Marketing and Communications:

● In collaboration with staff, research and write program materials and social media posts.

● Create presentations, reports, flyers and other print materials.

● Update website and other online resources.

 

Education and Outreach:

● Assist in identifying opportunities to support student engagement at school and in the community.

● Assist in developing curricular materials, assessments and field tools for student implementation.

 

Other Duties:

● Participate as an active member of the staff team.

● Other duties as assigned.

 


 

Skill Set Required

Requirements:

● BA/BS degree

● 2+ years experience in education or environmental sciences.

● Proven communication abilities.

● Strong project management and time management skills; highly organized and detail oriented.

● Proficient with Microsoft Office, WordPress, ArcGIS, Canva.

● Occasional nights and weekends required.

Internship Location

Woodstock, MD

Details

Semester: Ongoing
Hours per week: Full time
Workdays: M-F
Pay: Yes
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: June 1, 2021
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter
Application Instructions

Contact by June 1, 2021:

Meg Boyd

Executive Director

meg.boyd@howardnature.org

Headquarters

10520 Old Frederick Rd.
Woodstock, Maryland 21163

About Howard County Conservancy

The Howard County Conservancy is a local, non-profit environmental education center and land trust.   Our mission is to educate children and adults about the natural world, preserve the land and its legacy and model responsible stewardship of the environment. The Conservancy provides environmental education programs at two locations – our home base at Mt. Pleasant Farm in Woodstock and at Howard County’s Belmont Manor and Historic Park in Elkridge.  We reach out to more than 13,000 children each year through our nature field trip programs, Summer Camps, and more.