Description: Green Spring Gardens is a 31-acre public garden with 1784 Historic House that offers themed gardens for enjoyment, education and inspiration. Visit our website at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring/.
The intern will assist with all aspects of Children’s Education: planning and conducting plant-based nature programs; gardening and other light physical work; developing teaching aids; creating and maintaining inter-pretive exhibits; and administrative duties and special projects as assigned.
Compensation: Interns will be temporary, part-time employees of the Fairfax County Park Authority. Compensation is $10.46/hour for up to 300 hours. Start and end dates are negotiable.
Requirements: Preference is given to applicants enrolled in a two or four year education program in environmental educa-tion, horticulture, botany, or a similar degree program. Preferred applicants will have experience and/or commitment to educating children. Internship responsibilities include developing a project proposal, con-ducting project activities, garden maintenance, and presenting a written and oral project report.
To Apply: Please send email to Mary Olien, email@example.com. In your email please tell us why you are interested in this internship , describe your qualifications and attach your resume.
Deadline: March 1, 2013
Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Road • Alexandria, VA 22312 • (703) 642-5173
Fax: (703) 642-8095 • TTY: (703) 324-3354 • www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring