Do you want to work in the Smokies for the summer?
Summer Experiential Education Intern
This summer position provides an opportunity to work with a nationally recognized residential experiential education institute while living in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Especially appropriate for someone who would like to gain entry-level experience in experiential education, teaching techniques, natural history and science skills. Tremont strives for a learning and working environment that values diversity, access, inclusion, and equality.
Responsibilities: Assist in implementing summer residential camp programs for youth including: facilitating nature experiences and adventures; conducting campfire and other evening programs; lesson planning and curriculum development; overnight supervision of campers; co-leading hikes; and possibility of co-leading backpacking trips. A well-rounded internship experience can be expected through work and observation of all aspects of Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont. (For detailed job description see https://www.gsmit.org/jobs.html.)
Qualifications: Energetic, enthusiastic, and committed individual interested in professional training and development in experiential education in a summer camp setting. Committed to the social and emotional development of young people. Values diversity, inclusion and equity in a residential education setting. Have the proven ability to work with people, can follow through on assignments, be detail-oriented. One year or more of college (or commensurate experience) required. Prior experience working with children strongly preferred.
Compensation: Housing, meals, uniform, and a stipend of $190/week.
Dates of Employment: May 26–July 24, 2020.
Application deadline: February 10, 2020.