Outdoor Education Internship

Status: Accepting Applications for Spring 2020 Internship

General Description: The Outdoor Education Intern is an integral part of Imago’s education team who works with education staff to organize and develop curriculum as well as designing and presenting our education programs. Depending on the intern’s availability, the curriculum and programs can be for our Branching Out Programs with Cincinnati Public Schools, or for specific education opportunities.

Hours: 15-20 hours per week

Compensation: $10/hour

Schedule and Location: The education programs take place during regular school hours (or just after school). If your only availability is either on the weekends or week nights, then this internship won’t work for you. The internship runs from January until the end of May. The only opportunity to work remotely is when working on curriculum development. All other work happens at Imago or one of our partner sites.

Responsibilities:

Intern duties and responsibilities can be tailored somewhat to meet the intern’s interest. Responsibilities include:

  1. Education: Planning and leading after school programs at our partner schools two afternoons a week. Depending on availability, responsibilities will also include assisting with our outdoor education classes at Pleasant Ridge Montessori two mornings each week.
  2. Curriculum Development: Work closely with education team to organize existing curriculum and research and develop new curriculum for summer camps or our other programs.

Requirements:

  1. Must be comfortable working directly with children, and be comfortable working in the outdoors (cold, rainy, muggy, buggy, etc).
  2. Must be self-motivated and be open to feedback,
  3. Must be an excellent communicator and have great written and oral communications skills.
  4. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Interested? Ready to learn more?

There are three general steps:

  1. Make sure you are regularly available weekdays (Monday-Friday; 8:00-5:00) for at least 10 hours total/week.
  2. Fill out this super simple form – it helps us get to know you a little bit and set us up for a call.
  3. We’ll reach out to you to schedule a call – the call is quick intro to Imago, the position and gives you a chance to ask questions about each. After the call, we can each determine if we should continue with the interview process

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Summer Camp Intern

Status: Accepting Applications for Summer 2020

General Description:

The Summer Nature Camp Intern is an integral part of Imago’s education team who assists in designing and running our summer camp programming. Imago’s nature camps are designed to be hands-on, exploration filled days at Imago’s urban nature preserve. Each camp is a week-long day camp with no overnights*.

*With the exception of Adventure Camp weeks

This is a great opportunity if you are passionate about creating and implementing meaningful outdoor experiences for youth. For more information about Imago’s Summer Camps, visit imagoearth.org/camps

Hours: 30-35 hours/week; primarily Monday-Friday, 8:30-3:30

Qualifications:

  1. No previous experience is necessary, but the intern should be self-motivated with an interest in learning about natural history as well as environmental education.
  2. Be comfortable teaching and leading children
  3. Be comfortable working outdoors in hot, buggy, cold, muddy, and rainy conditions
  4. Be willing to undergo a Criminal Background Check.

Schedule and Location: The internship is approximately 9 weeks- starting in the last week of May, primarily running in June and July, with the potential for a few additional days at the beginning of August. 30-35 hours a week, from 8:30-3:30, with some limited flexibility. 

The intern will be based at Imago’s urban nature preserve and education building. We can assist interns to find inexpensive or free housing in Cincinnati to the best of our ability.

Compensation: $150/week

To Apply:

There are two general steps:

  1. Fill out this super simple form – it helps us get to know you a little bit and set us up for a call.
  2. We’ll reach out to you to schedule a call – the call is quick intro to Imago, the position and gives you a chance to ask questions about each. After the call, we can each determine if we should continue with the interview process.

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