Environmental Education Intern – Spring 2023 

Keep Austin Beautiful’s education team is seeking an intern to assist and support our popular Clean Creek Campus (CCC) program. 

Keep Austin Beautiful works with schools and after-school programs to teach youth about recycling, composting, resource management, ecology, water conservation, horticulture and more. The primary objective is to promote environmental stewardship through hands-on activities and service-learning projects. The ideal candidate will be able to foster a positive learning atmosphere that promotes a respect for the natural environment while serving as a positive role model to students. 

We are looking for support in the following areas: 

  • Education Support- lead Clean Creek Campus education activities and project stations for 3rd – 8th grade students. 
  • Project Support- preparing materials for CCC projects, gathering extra supplies, and helping organize and clean after project days. 
  • Administrative Support – inventorying, restocking, and labeling supplies for our CCC program as well as updating existing curriculum and activities. 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • Must have completed at least 60 college semester hours. 
  • Must have a reliable vehicle for transportation. Mileage reimbursement is provided. 
  • Must complete a background check and fingerprinting. 

SCHEDULE 

  • Approximately 10 hours a week 
  • Must be able to commit to the full 10-week internship from February to April and work at least 2 days between the hours of 8 AM and 2 PM 
  • Must be available for end of semester “Flexible dates” between the hours of 9 AM and 6 PM for CCC administrative tasks. 

PAY & BENEFITS: Keep Austin Beautiful offers a progressive work environment, mileage reimbursement, and an hourly pay rate of $17 per hour. Receiving the stipend is dependent upon completing all the requirements of the internship. 

APPLICATION PROCESS 

Please email your letter of interest, resume, and a copy of a school transcript to education@keepaustinbeautiful.org. Please include Environmental Education Intern in the subject line. No phone calls, please! Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Only complete submissions will be considered and receive a response. Interviews will be conducted in January 2023. Applicants must pass a background check and submit proof of driving record. 

Keep Austin Beautiful is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. All employment decisions, including, without limitation, decisions regarding recruitment, selection, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, advancement, corrective action, discipline, discharge, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, are based on individual qualifications and/or other legitimate business factors, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age (40 and over), disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by law.