A great opportunity for aspiring environmental educators!

 

Fort Caswell’s Environmental Stewardship Program is seeking a recent marine biology, environmental science, or education graduate to serve as our next Coastal Education Intern. The 6-month to 1-year internship involves: 1) providing outdoor environmental education programs for school groups, 2) assisting with team-building programs, 3) maintaining the saltwater aquaria and exhibits, and 4) the opportunity to work with the sea turtle monitoring program on Caswell Beach. Applicants should be energetic, flexible, and have a passion for learning and teaching about the environment. The internship requires working on/near the water in a variety of weather conditions, on the beach, marsh, floating docks, and fishing pier. Lifeguard certification is preferred. For full position description, click here.

 

START DATE: Mid-late January 2018 (date flexible)

 

TARGET DEMOGRAPHIC: Upcoming or recent college graduates (graduation on or before December 2017) interested in pursuing a career in outdoor education; strong background in science and/or education required.

 

WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week +/-, occasional evening and weekend hours.

 

COMPENSATION: $250/week plus room and board (housing, utilities, internet, and most meals). Opportunities to attend professional development workshops.

 

LOCATION: Fort Caswell Coastal Retreat & Conference Center, Oak Island, North Carolina

 

ORGANIZATIONAL STATEMENT: Fort Caswell is a ministry of the NC Baptist State Convention. Fort Caswell exists to provide a facility and services that create an atmosphere conducive to spiritual growth and development of the individual and Christian community within groups. We serve and work in an environment of belonging and purpose, and with uncompromising Christ-centered values, honor, and integrity. For more information, visit www.fortcaswell.com.

 

HOW TO APPLY: Submit the completed application (click here/.docx file) and any additional information (cover letter and resume) to bpace.fortcaswell@gmail.com.

 

DEADLINE: December 1, 2017

 

FOR QUESTIONS: contact Brittany Pace at bpace.fortcaswell@gmail.com or call (910) 278-9501.