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Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center
Located on Shelter Island, between the North and South Forks of Long Island, Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center is a beautiful spot to teach! Quinipet offers beach and shoreline to teach marine programs, a low ropes course to facilitate team building, boulders for rock climbing, and nearby access points for kayaking. Environmental Education Interns get to experience all aspects of our program! Centered on curriculum development, teaching, facilitation, marketing and outreach, interns will receive a well-rounded learning opportunity. Fall position runs mid-August-early November. Compensation includes a weekly salary, housing, meals (when groups have food service), free access to laundry facilities, and training. Applicants should be strong communicators, leaders, and passionate about teaching kids. Applicants must be working toward a Bachelor’s degree and have at least one season of experience teaching environmental education. For more information and to apply online, visit www.quinipet.org(link is external) or email Madi McNew at [email protected](link sends e-mail).
Why choose Quinipet?
*Outdoor Education and Adventure Education: Interns will teach programs ranging in topics from aquatic, forest and wildlife ecology to kayaking, orienteering, team building, and low ropes challenge. You will also lead meals and recreational evening programs, as well as assist in curriculum development.
*Beautiful Natural Location: Life on an island is as amazing as it sounds! Our 27-acre property is right on the shore of the Peconic Bay. Public transportation to nearby North and South Forks of Long Island is easy to navigate and provides fun opportunities to explore the East End or New York City.
*Professional Development: Gain experience working with school groups, summer camp, and retreat groups all in one location! Learn and grow your skills in leadership, facilitation, and group management, just to name a few. First Aid and CPR required, and training is provided if needed.
*We are more than happy to work with you to fulfill your school’s internship requirements!
How to Apply:
Apply online at https://www.quinipet.org/work-at-camp.html(link is external) or email your resume to [email protected](link sends e-mail)