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Environmental Education and Latino Outreach Internship: Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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  • Dayana Salazar
    *Environmental Education and Latino Outreach Internship at * *Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge * Come to work at one of the U.S. Fish and
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      *Environmental Education and Latino Outreach Internship at *

      *Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge *

      Come to work at one of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services model Visitor
      Services Programs! Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge
      is located in California�s San Francisco Bay with 30,000 acres of wetland
      habitat protecting endangered species and migratory birds. You will gain
      experience working with the Visitor Services staff at the Environmental
      Education Center in Alviso. There is one Environmental Education Internship
      position available.

      * *

      *About the Job: *

      �You will run the day to day operations of the Environmental Education
      Program for K-6 students at the Environmental Education Center. 40%

      �Assist with office work and coordination of events and field trips,
      communicate with educators and perform equipment maintenance, 20%

      �Conduct weekend programs and outreach to the Latino community, including
      offering bilingual programs (Spanish), 15%;

      �Develop education curriculum for on/ off site use, 10%

      �Greet visitors and provide Refuge information,15%

      * *

      *Work Schedule: *

      � Sunday � Thursday, 7 � 3:30 weekdays, 9 - 5:30 weekends

      � 40 hrs/week

      � Occasional evenings and Saturdays

      * *

      *Benefits: *

      � Weekly Stipend $150/ week

      � Shared housing available on site (free)

      * *

      *Skills Required: *

      �*Bilingual (Spanish/ English**) *

      �Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

      �Experience working with people, especially children

      �Public speaking ability

      �Upper division college standing



      *�Organizational skills *

      �Valid driver�s license and driving skills

      �Ability to research

      *
      *

      *Skills Desired: *

      �Background in environmental education, interpretation, recreation,
      wildlife biology or environmental studies

      �Experience with MS office programs and power point

      �First aid/CPR certification

      �Willingness to learn

      �Enthusiasm and sense of humor



      *Dates of internship: *

      �9 month internship: September 2012 � May 2013

      *APPLICATION PACKETS DUE JULY 18, 2012 *

      *To apply send the following: *

      �Letter of interest

      �Resume

      �College transcript(s) (unofficial)

      �2 Professional References

      Email to: genie_moore@... or mail to Genie Moore, Environmental
      Education Center, PO Box 411, Alviso, CA, 95002

      For more information call Genie Moore at 408-262-5513 ext. 100


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