Wellbeing Programs Intern
Employment TypePaid Internship (Part-time)
Nemours is seeking two Wellbeing Programs Interns (Part-time, 18 hours per week for 14 weeks), to assist our Nemours Estate team in Wilmington, Delaware. They will assist with an international research study and will contribute to the work of the Gardens & Grounds team in their efforts to emphasize the healing power of nature for all audiences. This position is well-suited for those interested in community health and horticulture.
Nemours Estate shares a campus and a history with the Nemours Children’s Hospital, Delaware. We work with patients, patient families, hospital staff, and with the public. The Wellbeing Programs Intern will work both on-site at Nemours Estate and in the Nemours Children’s Hospital to assist with programming for a variety of audiences.
Duties & Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Learning & Wellbeing Programs Supervisor, the intern will participate in a variety of outdoor programming projects, mostly onsite at the 220-acre historic Nemours Estate. The intern should have a valid driver’s license and be comfortable operating a golf cart. Tasks include but are not limited to: helping to facilitate wellbeing programming once a week, helping to gather data for a research study once a week, assisting with the hospital’s community vegetable garden project, and assisting with other outdoor tasks as needed.
• Must be available during the following times: Tuesdays from 9 AM to 3 PM, Wednesdays from 9 AM to 3 PM, and one additional weekday from 9 AM to 3 PM
• Must be able to work in an outdoor environment in seasonal weather conditions
• Must have a valid driver’s license and be comfortable operating a golf cart
• Must be able to pass a background check.
Education and Experience
The Wellbeing Programs internship is well-suited for individuals who wish to gain valuable experience working with a wide variety of audiences. It is also ideal for those who enjoy interdisciplinary work, specifically regarding the intersections of health, horticulture, history, and the arts. A background in social sciences and/or art or horticultural therapy is a plus but is not required. Ideal candidates will have a completed bachelor’s degree or near completion, all may apply.
Please apply at Nemours.org/careers.html and search job 11091