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Kentucky 4-H Camp Environmental Ed Intern (Fall 2018)

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Kentucky 4-H Camp Environmental Ed Intern (Fall 2018)
Requisition Number DU03668
Department Name 81360:4-H CENTRAL OPERATIONS
Work Location See Job Description - Multiple Locations
Salary Range $1,450+ per month, housing, and meals
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

High School/GED

Required Related Experience

At least 6 months experience with Extension, a University or related environmental education experience.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
Must be able to walk, sit or stand for long periods of time


Days and evenings Monday through Friday. Internship opportunities range in length during the time frame of March 2018 and May 2018.

Job Summary

Responsibilities include working with school age youth in the following areas: develop and teach hands-on environmental education classes, lead recreational games, campfires, singing, night hikes or other activities that convey the value if the natural environment. Interns will select an environmental project approved by their on-site supervisor and which is an area of interest to the student. They will conduct research and develop the project into a written plan.

Internships available at JM Feltner 4-H Camp (London, Kentucky), West Kentucky 4-H Camp (Dawson Springs, Kentucky), Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp (Jabez, Kentucky), and North Central 4-H Camp (Carlisle, Kentucky).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

College work toward a degree in some aspect of Environmental education or related field

Deadline to Apply 02/24/2018
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years experience (paid or non-paid) do you have in environmental education?
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 year, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Describe your experiences with 4-H Youth Development.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience in working with youth 9 to 14 years of age.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * There are four camp locations. Please select your preference for location from the list below.
    • Feltner 4-H Camp, London, KY
    • Lake Cumberland 4-H Camp, Nancy, KY
    • North Central 4-H Camp, Carlisle, KY
    • West Kentucky 4-H Camp, Dawson Springs, KY
    • Any of the locations above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter