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EcoAction Arlington provides equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, sex or age, or other status protected by law.

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to EcoAction Arlington or mail to Elenor Hodges, EcoAction Arlington, 3308 S. Stafford Street Arlington, VA  22206.


POSITIONS


 

 

2018 Senior Experience Internship – Environmental Education

We are seeking high school seniors interested in completing their high school senior experience project working for a community nonprofit with an internship focusing on environmental education. Students will deliver the Energy Carnival program, a classroom activity designed for elementary students with a focus on energy and our role in energy conservation in the home. This position offers a great opportunity to work with young students and engage them in a fun program while learning about energy and the importance of reducing our consumption in order to reduce greenhouse gases. In addition to doing outreach, students may be involved in other activities including removing invasive species in our parks or other special projects as needed. Students will be working in a team with other high school students. There are a total of seven positions available.  A small stipend is available to offset transportation costs.

We are able to work with students from Arlington Public Schools and the City of Alexandria Public Schools.

You will….

  • Publicize program availability to teachers and extended day staff.
  • Confirm requests for presentations with all schools and finalize outreach calendar.
  • Prepare and organize supplies for presentations.
  • Assist with invasive species removal in local parks.
  • Deliver presentations to elementary audiences.
  • Compile evaluation results.
  • Document program accomplishments.

Internship Period: This position is 30 hours per week and lasts three to four weeks. There is flexibility in completing this project between May 14 and June 18, 2018.

We’re looking for someone with …

Required

  • Interest in environmental issues.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Experience working with kids.
  • Ability to conduct multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work outside.

Preferred

  • Excellent public speaking experience.


Summer Outreach Internships

We are seeking candidates interested in community outreach to organize and deliver presentations to community and school groups and coordinate tabling events at various settings including farmers markets and community events.  This position is ideal for someone passionate about environmental issues and offers the opportunity to participate in a community-based effort to engage local residents in sustainability. This is an unpaid position. A small stipend is available to offset transportation costs.

You will….

  • Publicize program availability.
  • Prepare and organize supplies for presentations.
  • Deliver presentations to school and community groups.
  • Coordinate tabling events. 
  • Document program accomplishments.
  • Assist with administrative tasks as needed.

Internship Period: This position is for 5 to 10 hours a week between May 21 and August 19. There is an opportunity to work additional hours between May 21 and June 15 if desired. 

We’re looking for someone with …

Required

  • Interest in environmental issues.
  • Teaching experience and/or public speaking skills.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Experience working with kids.
  • Ability to conduct multiple tasks.

Preferred

  • Spanish-language fluency.


EcoAction Arlington provides equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, sex or age, or other status protected by law.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to EcoAction Arlington or mail to Elenor Hodges, EcoAction Arlington, 3308 S. Stafford Street Arlington, VA  22206.