Internships

Woodbine is seeking two dynamic people to join us for two internship positions for the spring through the fall of 2014. These are unpaid/volunteer positions (academic credit possible depending on your school) based primarily at our Littleton office with occasional work at our Sedalia facility. Qualified interns will be eligible to participate in our programs at a significantly reduced cost.

Internship descriptions can be found below. Positions are for 8-12 hours a week with a 3-6 month commitment (internships for academic credit might be modified to meet the requirements of the school.)

Please fill out and submit our online internship application form by clicking here.

Intern Job Descriptions:

Marketing and Communications Intern

Program Development and Planning Intern


Position: Marketing and Communications Intern at the Littleton office.

Description: Woodbine Ecology Center seeks a dynamic individual to assist marketing and communications efforts, using social media and other channels. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for a respected community-based, ecological education organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Update and maintain Woodbine’s social media presence, including Facebook updates.
  • Assist in planning and writing short pieces for our website and newsletter.
  • Designing flyers, graphics and other marketing material for major events.
  • Update the Woodbine website when needed.
  • Reach out to community organizations and the general public with the message about and events supporting Woodbine’s mission.
  • Collaborating with Woodbine staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications.

Qualifications:

  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space.
  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, 
Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations).
  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus.
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel). Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator highly desired. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus.
  • Solid oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with community contacts.
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Woodbine Ecology Center.

Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 3 – 6 month commitment.

Hours: 8-12 hours/week, preferably twice a week in the office. Some hours can be completed remotely.

Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer position.


Position: Program Development and Planning Intern at the Littleton office.

Description: Woodbine Ecology Center seeks a dynamic individual interested in environmental education, sustainable communities, permaculture, water conservation, social and environmental justice to assist in the development and planning of educational programs and events. This internship is an excellent opportunity for any Social Science major and those pursuing careers in Environmental Education.

Responsibilities:

  • Research background and current developments on topics related to our mission and programs, including sustainable communities, permaculture, water conservation, social and environmental justice.
  • Assist Sustainability Director and other staff in the development of programs.
  • Help with curriculum development for the educational programs Woodbine offers.
  • Participate in planning of events, workshops, classes and conferences.
  • Reach out to community organizations and the general public with the message about and events supporting Woodbine’s mission to develop and promote examples of egalitarian, self-reliant, and sustainable living.
  • Collaborating with Woodbine staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for programming.

Qualifications:

  • Awareness of diversity and cultural competency issues is required.
  • Curriculum development experience highly desirable.
  • Solid oral and written communication skills.
  • Event planning experience very helpful.
  • Previous internship or related experience in program development and event planning is a plus.
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Woodbine Ecology Center.

Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 3 – 6 month commitment.

Hours: 8-12 hours/week, preferably twice a week in the office. Some hours can be completed at home.

Compensation: This is an Unpaid/Volunteer internship.


Have an idea or burning passion besides what you see above? Talk to us about it!

We are looking for people who share our commitment to our mission and our values and who are eager to work with a multi-cultural and diverse organization to contribute to the vision and practice of a better world for seven generations to come.

Internships typically require 10 hour commitment a week for 3-6 months. Most of them have a flexible schedule.

Woodbine Ecology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, ability, veteran status, or national or ethnic origin.
Women and people of color strongly encouraged to apply.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Littleton Office: 5808 S. Rapp St. Suite 115 | Littleton, CO 80120    |    Center Location: 2584 N. State Hwy 67 | Sedalia, CO 80135
Mailing Address: PO Box 1253 | Littleton, CO 80160
Tel: 303.380.7984 | Fax: 303.380.9889 | Email: info@woodbinecenter.org
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