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Audubon Society of Portland Spring Education Internship

Environmental Education SPRING Internship Audubon Society of Portland


Join the education team of the Audubon Society of Portland and tour the Pacific Northwest with youth eager to learn about the region’s wild areas and wildlife.  Gain the experience needed to lead tours of our sanctuary to elementary age children.  Assist with our school programs and field trips to Mount St. Helens, Ape Caves, Beacon Rock and the Oregon Coast. 


·         Lead Sanctuary Tours for elementary children

·         Assist with in-school programs and fieldtrips

·         Special projects and other duties as assigned


Open to 3rd or 4th  year college students or recent graduates who are interested in teaching about the environment and who enjoy working with children. Must be positive, enthusiastic, responsible, a team player and possess good communication skills. Background or experience in education, environmental education, natural sciences, biology, or other related fields preferred. 

Time Commitment

This is a full or part- time program from March 30, 2009– June 5, 2009 (negotiable)

Program Perks

Sign up with Portland Audubon as an Intern and you will get:

College credit (Check with your university) Experience teaching and developing environmental education programs with one of the oldest, most respected environmental organizations in the Northwest Knowledge of the ecology of the Pacific Northwest $120 stipend per week worked (Full-time) Possible extension of internship into the summer

To Apply

Please send (by mail only) a cover letter, résumé with references, and two letters of recommendation to:                      Audubon Society of Portland  Attn: Sarah Swanson                      SPRING Education Internship                      5151 NW Cornell Rd                      Portland OR  97210-1081

Deadline is February 13, 2009.  Applications are encouraged prior to deadline.

For more information look on www.audubonportland.org or call Sarah Swanson at 971-222-6120.