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Job Summary
Naturalist Interns work a minimum of 20 hours/week for 10 weeks under the supervision of the Director/Naturalist.  Experience will include teaching, field work, buildings and grounds maintenance and writing for the BNC newsletter.
 
Job Duties
  • Assist with environmental educational programs for organized groups and the general public
  • Coordinate and lead the summer VolunTeen program
  • Participate in conservation projects
  • Help with maintenance of grounds and trails
  • Clean and maintain nature center aquariums and terrariums
  • Staff building on assigned Saturdays
  • Attend BNC Annual Board Meeting
  • Write a minimum of one article for the BNC quarterly newsletter
  • Identify and complete one independent project in specific area of interest
 
Minimum Skills
  • High school graduate with a desire to work in environmental education or outdoor recreation
  • Ability to pass background check
  • Ability to work well both independently and with a group
  • Experience teaching or supervising children
  • Ability to present in front of an audience
  • General knowledge of native flora and fauna
 
Compensation
  • $10.00/hour
  • Training in environmental education techniques, conservation projects and native plant and animal identification
  • Flexible work schedule
 
How to Apply
Brillion Nature Center employs one Summer Naturalist Intern each year.  Candidates may apply by sending a resume and cover letter to Brillion Nature Center, 315 S. Main Street, Brillion, WI  54110 or louie@brillionnaturecenter.net.