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Internship-Education Development Community Partnership

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Starts on Aug 24
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Sustainability
  • £0
  • Anchorage
    Remote

AI generated summary

  • You need a driver's license, ability to work 40 hours per week, and to secure housing in Anchorage, AK. $1,200/month housing stipend provided.
  • You will update and review Education kits, assist with afterschool and library programs, help with events, and provide visitor services to enhance community understanding of public lands.

Requirements

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Driver's license
  • Hours:
  • 40 per week
  • Living Accommodations:
  • Intern must find and secure their own housing in Anchorage, AK. $1,200/month housing stipend provided.

Responsibilities

  • The goals of this SCA intern would be to update all the Education kits at the Anchorage Alaska Public Lands Information Center by getting them photographed, curricula reviewed, information about the kits created & prepped for web, and ensure any missing pieces are in place. Also, the SCA intern would help with afterschool programming, Boys & Girls Club programs, Library programs, ed programs at the Center, assist with the special tabling events, and with the visitor services at the Visitor Center. These activities are to help with the understanding of our visitors, schools, and community and will enhance the understanding of our public lands. The hands-on activities will inspire the work the SCA intern makes on getting the Ed Kit updates.

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of the Internship-Education Development Community Partnership position?

The main responsibilities include maintaining and growing the education program at the Alaska Public Lands Information Center, making connections with federal, state, and local community education partners, and assisting in the development of educational resources and materials.

Is prior knowledge and experience in Alaska and Anchorage required for this internship?

While prior knowledge and experience in Alaska and Anchorage is preferred, it is not a requirement for this internship. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds who are motivated self-starters with a desire to make connections in the community.

What skills and qualities are preferred for candidates applying for this internship?

Preferred candidates for this internship are motivated self-starters who have a desire to make connections with education partners, possess strong communication and organizational skills, and have a passion for education and community partnerships. Adaptability and a willingness to learn are also valued qualities for this position.

Conserving lands & transforming lives since 1957.

Science & Healthcare
Industry
201-500
Employees
1957
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is the largest provider of hands-on environmental conservation programs for youth and adults. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces at various locations across the country. After working with the SCA, our members emerge with increased environmental awareness, social responsibility and leadership skills. As America’s most effective youth conservation service organization, the SCA transforms lives by empowering young people of all backgrounds to plan, act, and lead while they protect and restore our natural and cultural resources. Founded in 1957, the SCA is dedicated to building the next generation of conservation leaders while inspiring lifelong protection of the environment and our communities. SCA's mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of our environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.