Educational Programs Intern
Part-time, Unpaid, Flexible hours for Summer and/or Fall 2020
The Educational Programs Intern will work closely with the Community Involvement Coordinator to create educational materials and presentations for children of various ages on the topics of animal welfare and responsible pet ownership.
The intern will have the opportunity to work on their professional development during the term, while showcasing their teaching and community outreach skills. They will learn to develop their professional work style by attending meetings, meeting deadlines, managing projects and accepting feedback.
Responsibilities May Include:
• Working from start to finish on educational presentations for children. From brainstorming and designing programs, to presenting in front of a small audience.
• Applying teaching skills that they’ve learned in their studies to successfully engage and educate the intended audience.
• Researching humane education resources and finding unique programs or content that can be incorporated into presentations.
• Creating educational content for our website and social media.
Successful Candidates Will Come To The Role With:
• Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
• An educational background in teaching, early childhood development, or related field.
• Experience with creating lesson plans and designing engaging presentations.
• Enthusiasm for working with children of all ages and abilities.
• Ability to work independently as well as in partnership with team members.
• Interest in educating our community on animal welfare issues.
An Internship at the Humane Animal Treatment Society Will:
• Provide real-word experience in community outreach and childhood education.
• Supplement your portfolio and build your resume.
• Allow you to be part of a non-profit organization actively making an impact to improve the health and welfare of animals in our community.
Be Part of Our Mission: To empower our community to support the compassionate treatment of all animals.
To apply, please email your resume, availability, and one sample of your work that demonstrates the skills required for this role. Samples may include presentation outlines, lesson plans, power-point presentations, or similar items that display your teaching skills.
Application materials should be emailed to:
Community Involvement Coordinator
Position will remain open until it is filled. Flexible start date, preferably as soon as possible.