Employment Opportunities

Young Environmental Scientist (YES) Educator (Seasonal)

Parks & People is seeking an environmental educator for our BRANCHES high school employment program, specifically to be a part of its Young Environmental Scientist (YES) team. BRANCHES is a summer program for Baltimore City high school students ages 14-21 that engages youth in meaningful summer employment while building resiliency skills. The Educator is responsible for assisting the Team Leader with behavior management, project management and curriculum delivery, while also assisting with program logistics and ensuring project completion. 

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Urban Resources Initiative Summer Internships 

Parks & People invites undergraduate and graduate students to apply to and participate in a transformative internship program for the summer. The Urban Resources Initiative Internship Program is a partnership between the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks, the Parks & People Foundation, and area universities to provide interns for priority projects in Baltimore parks.

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For priority consideration, apply before April 15th. 

 


SuperKids Camp Park Enrichment Environmental Educators (Seasonal)

Environmental Educators develop and lead activities in a city park for groups of 15-20 Baltimore City youth during Parks & People Foundation’s (PPF) SuperKids Camp. PPF’s EE programs are designed to improve participant knowledge, awareness, attitudes and motivation related to the environment while also providing meaningful experiences in nature. Each educator is responsible for delivering interactive, project-based lessons and activities. Educators engage participating youth in interdisciplinary EE emphasizing aquatic and terrestrial resources, wildlife, food gardening, health, and nutrition.

Educators are needed 4 days per week for 5 hours per day from June 27 – August 5. Educators must be able to work the entire 6 weeks plus participate in training June 20-24. Educators will work out of either Winans Meadow/Leakin Park or Druid Hill Park. Previous experience working with children ages 6-12 required. Knowledge of environmental education concepts preferred. 

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SuperKids Camp Park Enrichment Site Coordinator - Environmental Education (Seasonal)

Enrichment Site Coordinators lead a team of 4 Environmental Educators to lead activities in a city park for groups of 15-20 Baltimore City youth during Parks & People Foundation’s (PPF) SuperKids Camp. PPF’s EE programs are designed to improve participant knowledge, awareness, attitudes and motivation related to the biophysical environment while also providing meaningful experiences in nature. Each educator is responsible for delivering interactive, project-based lessons and activities, field investigations, and literacy lessons. Site Coordinators are responsible for supervision of Educators, communicating with SuperKids Camp site staff, collecting data and implementing the environmental curriculum.

Site Coordinators are needed 4 days per week for 6 hours per day from June 27 – August 5. Site Coordinators must be able to work the entire 6 weeks plus participate in training June 20-24. Educators will work out of either Winans Meadow/Leakin Park or Druid Hill Park. Previous experience working with children ages 6-12 required. Knowledge of environmental education concepts preferred. This position seasonal, hourly with no benefits.

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BRANCHES Summer Positions Available for High School Youth

BRANCHES is looking for rising Baltimore City 9th, 10th and 11th graders who are at least 14 years old to work as part of a team to make a cleaner, greener Baltimore. Projects include vacant lot revitalization, tree maintenance and park projects.

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Deadline to apply: April 1, 2016