Education Intern (PT, Paid), Columbia Slough Watershed Council, Portland, OR
EDUCATION INTERN (STIPEND)(PART-TIME)
Columbia Slough Watershed Council Education Program, Portland, Oregon
Closes: Friday, December 14, 2012 at Noon
Mid-January through Mid-June 2013
The Columbia Slough Watershed Council is a 501(c) (3) non-profit located in northeast Portland. Made up of a diverse group of neighbors, property owners, businesses, environmental groups, recreation advocates, and government agencies, our mission is “To foster action to protect, enhance, restore and revitalize the Slough and its Watershed.” The Council’s work currently focuses on education, stewardship, and community outreach. For the past ten years, the Council has offered environmental education activities, workshops, paddling events, and restoration opportunities to the diverse populations of Portland, Gresham, and Fairview.
The Columbia Slough Watershed Council Slough School Education Program offers free educational programs for school groups within the Columbia Slough Watershed. These hands-on programs teach students about their local watershed including topics such as water quality, aquatic macroinvertebrates, and habitats.
The Slough School Education Intern will prepare and deliver field-based educational, stewardship, and canoe-based programs and classroom-based educational presentations to K-12 students attending schools within the Columbia Slough Watershed. She/He will also develop and present parent/child programs for families residing within the watershed and assist with general council events.
See www.columbiaslough.org/sloughschool/ for more information about the Slough School Education Program.
Compensation: The education intern will receive a $2000 stipend over the course of his/her term.