The Hancock Park District is currently seeking a seasonal Program Intern. The Program Intern is responsible for assisting with the planning, developing, and conducting of summer camps, environmental education, cultural history interpretation, and outdoor recreation along with general programs and special events.
The minimum education requirements necessary to perform the essential duties of this position are typically acquired by at least the completion of the sophomore or junior year at an accredited college or university in Environmental Science, Biology, Parks and Recreation, Education, History or related degree. Intern candidates must be currently enrolled in a college degree program or a college graduate seeking to gain hands-on experience. Reliable transportation, good driving record, and the ability to pass a criminal background check are required.
Preferred qualifications include experience in developing and presenting environmental education and nature-based programs to school groups and the general public, the ability to operate proficiently with Microsoft Office, communicate in a clear and professional manner both orally and in writing, and demonstrate high professional standards. Excellent presentation, customer service, and organizational skills, the ability to teach to all ages, and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships are highly desirable.
The position pays $8.76 per hour for a maximum of 350 hours from mid-May to late August or until 350 hours have been used.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Work occurs in an office environment and occasionally in the field where weather conditions vary from normal to extreme. Physical requirements include the lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling of objects and materials weighing 25 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds, and walking or hiking for 30 to 60 minutes.
Applications along with a cover letter and résumé are required and must be mailed to or dropped off at Hancock Park District, 1424 East Main Cross Street, Findlay, Ohio 45840 (Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) or emailed to email@example.com or faxed to 419-423-5811. The Hancock Park District is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. This position is open until filled.