Environmental Education and Multimedia Intern-Houston Community Partnerships and Engagement(local candidates preferred) (PO-00734717)

The Houston Community Partnerships and Engagement program (HCP&E) Environmental Education and  Multimedia internship will include: 
-Conduct environmental education programs and activities for youth aged K-12 at Houston Parks and Recreation community centers and living in environmental justice communities. 
-Develop educational programs and activities on topics such as wildlife, migratory species, habitat, pollinators, and nature in the Houston metropolitan area. 
-Support special events hosted by partners to engage the public in conservation. 
-Working with U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFWS) staff, develop multimedia products (primarily videos) for outreach and education purposes. 
-Assist with and present virtual programs to share nature with youth with limited access to nature.  
-Identify and prepare weekly social media postings. Develop potential social media stories to be shared through photos and video. 
-Gain professional development opportunities and build professional network through hands-on experience working with USFWS staff and partners on habitat restoration, biological monitoring, and outdoor recreation/visitor services programs in and around Houston. 
-Participate in training for program-related skills and job shadowing to build program-related skills and certifications. 
-Maintain program materials and tools, including vehicles, EE materials and more. 
-Other duties may be assigned during the term of this internship, as priorities and opportunities for partnerships to connect urban audiences with nature arise. 

Living Allowance $520.00 per week.
One-time relocation travel allowance $1,100.00
Commuter Allowance $100.00 per week.

This position qualifies for an AmeriCorps Education Award.

*All allowances are subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes.

It is SCA’s policy that all AmeriCorps-required background checks must return cleared results prior to the position’s start; this includes being fingerprinted for the FBI check. Otherwise, the AmeriCorps award will be removed or the position’s start date will be delayed due to non-compliance.

Conditions of Employment
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Position ID: PO-00734717

Expected Dates: January 8, 2024 - July 7, 2024

500 Mercury Drive
Houston, TX 77013

Training Provided: Outreach and interpretation Habitat restoration in urban areas and on NWRs Recreation and outdoor skills Various certifications related to program as arise.

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Job shadowing Attending and participating in special events, habitat restoration/biological programs on national wildlife refuges in Texas (and possibly elsewhere)

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Main Area of Focus: Education and Interpretation

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Recommended

Commute to work.

Housing or Stipend Provided?
D. No housing is available

Indoor/Outdoor: Combination

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association