Organization: Stratford Ecological Center
Job Type: Internship
Location: Delaware, Ohio
Position Title: Fifth Grade Life Science Intern Hours: Full and part time opportunities Paid: Inquire for current rates Minimum Age: 18 Position Dates: Spring: February – May or Fall: September - November Summary: Work outdoors with a dynamic team to teach life science concepts to small groups of fifth graders and lead small groups of younger children on tours of the farm and nature preserve. Stratford Ecological Center is a non-profit educational organic farm and nature preserve in Delaware County, Ohio. The intern will have the opportunity to work with children of various ages. The program for fifth-graders, called Messages from the Earth, is directed toward teaching life science and includes such topics as photosynthesis, food chains, and interrelationships among organisms. The intern will be one of the guides who leads the students on trails, stopping at various stations to lead them through hands-on activities. Assist in Stratford’s Farm and Field Trip program as an Environmental Education intern alongside volunteer guides. The intern will guide small groups around the farm, stopping to teach students about gardening, composting, animal husbandry, and ecology. The intern will gain valuable experience in a variety of other activities as well, as he or she conducts in-school pre-visit presentations, tends to the children’s garden and participates in chores around the farm. It is an exciting and enriching place to be as we work together to open a world new to the students.
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Closing Date: 02/13/2023