Subject: Environment for the Americas Internship: Earth Conservation Corps WA, D.C
Program | Earth Conservation Corps and Environment for the Americas Member Role | Celebra las Aves Intern Member Role Focus | Outreach and In-House Programs
Work Week | Four Days a Week (Monday-Thursday) Hours | 9:00 am-5:00 pm Direct Supervisor’s Name |Managing Director Compensation | Intern will receive a monthly stipend of $1200 if a minimum of 32 hours/week are worked. Intern is also eligible for the AmeriCorps Education Award. Award amounts to $2900 towards college tuition or loans.
Environment for the Americas (EFTA) has an internship position in partnership with the Earth Conservation Corps.
* Age 18-30
* Be a US citizen or legal resident
* Have a strong interest or relevant experience in bird conservation and/or willingness to learn * Enthusiasm for interaction with the public and children required * Bilinguals skills (Spanish/English)- Helpful and preferred * Be social media savvy!
General Position Description:
The intern with the Earth Conservations Corps (ECC) will act as the coordinator of the ECC’s outreach and in-house programs.
ECC Programs include:
-Anacostia Raptor Watch
-Jr. Duck Stamp Contest coordinator to promote students in DC Public Schools to submit
duck artwork for the contest.
-Conduct water quality monitoring
-Work with the DC Department of Energy & Environment’s Green Zone Environmental
Program participant’s to assist and teach them about environmental careers and issues
while also participating in community efforts such as wetland restoration, tree plantings,
and river and park clean ups.
Other Main Tasks Include:
Organizing the International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) event- DC Bird Fest
Social media management
Potential for boating and fishing lessons
Habitat restoration projects