Environmental Education Interns (local candidates only) (PO-00734877)

This position is one of two 24 week interns (serving one after the other) tasked to implement Galveston Bay Foundation's Classroom STEM Workshops in schools across the Houston-Galveston region. Interns will learn how to implement up to 10 different classroom workshop topics while gaining training and experience in pedagogy and education practices, local ecosystem knowledge, and future career opportunities. At the end of the internship, they will present a final project as well as assist in training the second intern. 

Living Allowance: $520 per week
Commuter Allowance: $80 per week
Local Area Candidates Only.

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-00734877

Expected Dates: January 22, 2024 - July 7, 2024

1725 SH 146
Kemah, TX 77565

Training Provided: They will be provided with specific training in pedagogy (classroom management, inquiry, hands-on teaching techniques, differentiation, etc.), program evaluation and data analysis, and GBF Classroom STEM Workshop lessons.

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: They will be provided with opportunities to attend regional environmental education networking events and meetings as well as GBF-sponsored community events if desired.

Handicap Accessible?: No

Main Area of Focus: Education and Interpretation

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Required

Candidate will travel to schools across the region to implement workshops 2-4 days each week. Mileage to and from schools will be reimbursed to candidate by GBF via monthly expense reports when candidate must use their own car.

Housing or Stipend Provided?
D. No housing is available

Indoor/Outdoor: Inside

US Citizenship: Yes

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