Coastal Connections, Inc is currently accepting applications for two seasonal Conservation and Outreach Internship opportunities in Vero Beach, Florida for the 2021 sea turtle nesting season. Below is the summarized job description and application instructions. It is important to follow these instructions by first requesting the full application packet.
Conservation and Sustainability Outreach Internship
Coastal Connections, Inc. (CCinc), is a 501(c)(3) environmental nonprofit with a mission to protect coastal habitats and sea turtles. We are seeking up to two volunteer Conservation and Sustainability Outreach Assistants to help build, enhance, and diversify CCinc’s sea turtle conservation projects and educational community programs in Vero Beach, Florida.
SALARY: Unpaid, Volunteer Internship
EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: Temporary – 15 weeks, part-time up to 30 hours/week
WORK DETAIL: The work characteristics described here are representative of those interns may encounter while performing essential functions of this job.
–The “Office” is not one single location, but all areas in which administrative business, program operations, and community networking occurs. All work will be completed in or around Vero Beach, FL.
–All applicants must provide their own transportation and have a valid driver’s license and insurance
–Assist with documentation and removal of live and dead stranded marine life
–Help survey, mark off, and evaluate sea turtle nesting in Vero Beach, FL
–Help conduct public education presentations focused on sea turtle nest evaluations
–Collect and manage data on recycling efforts led by CCinc
–Help lead coastal cleanup events and assist with beach basket cleanups
–Serve as the Organization Liaison for local Community and Network meetings
To apply email email@example.com with the subject line “Conservation Intern” requesting a full application packet. Additional job details and specific application instructions can be found within the packet. Expect to submit a cover letter, CV/Resume, two references, and transcripts.