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Kingman Island Intern

Internship Responsibilities

Living Classrooms of the National Capital Region is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as the Kingman Island Intern. The Kingman Island Intern will focus efforts to educate youth and the public as well as maintain and enhance the park property and resources through volunteer service events. The intern will lead and develop environmental, historical, and cultural programming, as well as projects that engage with local residents, businesses, and organizations to restore the ecology of Kingman Island and improve visitor services. We encourage the intern to complete a capstone project relevant to their field of study.

The position will be unpaid, full-time, up to 40 hours/week. The position will start in the Spring of 2019 with flexible start and end dates. This position will require some weekend commitment.

Applications are due Friday, April 19th

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Abigail Barenblitt at abarenblitt@livingclassrooms.org

Skill Set Required

Qualifications:

· Team player, takes direction well

· Strong work ethic and passion for non-profit mission

· Organized and timely, can meet a deadline

· Ability to engage in physical tasks related to operational and restoration projects

· Applicants with background in environmental or natural sciences preferred

· Experience in working with youths preferred

· Prior experience in coordinating and managing volunteers a plus

· Willingness to work outdoors in a variety of conditions

· Must be a rising high school junior, senior, or college student (any year)

Internship Location

Washington, DC

Details

Semester: Spring (Feb - May), Summer (Jun - Aug)
Year: 2019
Hours per week: Negotiable
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: No

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: April 19, 2019
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter

Headquarters

1417 Thames St
Baltimore, Maryland 21231

About Living Classrooms

Mission Statement: Living Classrooms Foundation strengthens communities and inspires young people to achieve their potential through hands-on education and job training, using urban, natural, and maritime resources as "living classrooms."
Founded in Baltimore in 1985, Living Classrooms Foundation has grown into an educational and economic force that combines one of the city's most cherished assets - its beautiful and historic harbor - with some of its most overlooked - the thousands of bright, ambitious children and young adults who are struggling to succeed against terrible odds. What began with one program in one city has grown into dozens of programs across a region that now encompasses Washington, DC, Virginia, and Maryland.