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Environmental Education Camp Intern (Fall 2022)

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Environmental Education Camp Intern (Fall 2022)
Requisition Number DU09043
Department Name 81360:4-H CENTRAL OPERATIONS
Work Location See Job Description - Multiple Locations
Salary Range $1450 per month + housing
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
High School/GED
Required Related Experience
At least 6 months experience with Extension, a University or related environmental education experience.
Required License/Registration/Certification
None
Physical Requirements
Applicant must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, be available to work long hours in a noisy environment, work in outside/hot/cold conditions, and be on feet for long periods of time while adhering to current COVID-19 guidelines.
Shift
Days and evenings Monday through Friday. Internship opportunities range in length during the time frame of August 2022 and November 2022.
Job Summary
Responsibilities include working with school age youth in the following areas: develop and teach hands-on environmental education classes, lead recreational games, campfires, singing, night hikes or other activities that convey the value if the natural environment. Interns will select an environmental project approved by their on-site supervisor and which is an area of interest to the student. They will conduct research and develop the project into a written plan.

Internships available at J M Feltner 4-H Camp (London, Kentucky), West Kentucky 4-H Camp (Dawson Springs, Kentucky), Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp (Jabez, Kentucky), and North Central 4-H Camp (Carlisle, Kentucky).

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
College work toward a degree in some aspect of Environmental education or related field
Deadline to Apply 09/30/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

 
 
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

 
 
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-03-11 Expires: 2022-07-10

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