Internship and Employment Opportunities

 

Camp Sequoia Head Camp Instructor

Education/Programs/Events Internship

Graphic Design Internship

Marketing Communications/Public Relations Internship

Intern to the Executive Director of Blithewold Mansion, Gardens &
Arboretum

Volunteer Coordinator Internship

 

CAMP SEQUOIA- Head Camp Instructor (Posted March 1st)
Full-time, for 8 weeks June 27 – August 19, 8:00 am – 4:00pm
and/or Full –time, 1 week of April Vacation Camp April 18 - 22, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Description/Duties
Blithewold is seeking a high energy Head Camp Instructor for our 2016 summer day camp, which runs 8 weeks in length, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. One head counselor and 1 assistant counselor will be responsible for approximately 20 children in grades k-4. This position, in addition to the responsibilities of lesson planning, caring for 20 children and working together with assistant counselor, will also help to set up special events, such as Family Fun Friday. Candidate must be able to be on feet most of the day and also be able to lift plastic tables and chairs.

Qualifications
Successful applicants will have previous experience with camp counseling, teaching, theater, or other work with children, preferably in an outdoor environment. Knowledge of natural and/or cultural history, art, theater, music or dance preferred. References required; all final applicants will be subjected to a criminal background check. First Aid Certification required before start of camp.

To Apply:
Please send a resume and cover letter to jchristina@blithewold.org. Please include three possible nature-inspired camp lessons/activites.

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Education/Programs/Events Internship

Description:
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-Time, Unpaid

We are looking for dynamic, entertaining and enthusiastic students. They will assist with the development, coordination and execution of Blithewolds programs and activities for adults, families and children.

Responsibilities:

We are looking for a hardworking, reliable person who is creative and flexible to change, as Blthewold offers new and unique programs each week!

Requirements:

Must have some experience in education, or event planning. Please email resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and a writing sample to Tree Callanan at tcallanan@blithewold.org.

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Graphic Design Internship

Description:
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-Time, Unpaid

Aid in the formation of multiple graphic design projects; aid in the formation of posters, programs, and pamphlets.

Responsibilities:
Minimum of 10-15 hours per week.

Requirements:
GPA of a 3.0 or better. Must be organized, responsible, and prompt with the ability to multi-task and work independently.

Background in graphic design is necessary. Knowledge of computer programs is preferred, such as Adobe Creative Suite. Indoor and outdoor signage.

To apply to any of these opportunities send your resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, writing sample and a graphic design portfolio/samples to Tree Callanan at tcallanan@blithewold.org.

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Marketing Communications/Public Relations Internship

Description:
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-Time, Unpaid

Responsibilities Public Relations: help create and implement marketing and communications plan, develop promotional opportunities for events, write and distribute press releases.

Marketing Communications: write, research, and help prepare monthly eNewsletters, assist with copy for brochures, website, and other promotional materials.

Database Management: Assist in ongoing maintenance and enhancement of current contact management data & press lists for targeted markets.
Responsibilities:

Hours: Minimum of 15 hours per week

Requirements:
Qualifications GPA: 3.0 or better with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The intern must be able to interact with a wide range of people from the arts/cultural, business, civic, academic, and public relations communities in an articulate and professional manner.
Must be organized and able to multi-task and work independently; must be responsible and on-time.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required, some website management experience preferred. Some graphic design experience and/or familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite recommended.

To apply to any of these opportunities send your resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and a writing sample to Tree Callanan at tcallanan@blithewold.org.

 

 

Intern to the Executive Director of Blithewold Mansion, Gardens &
Arboretum


Description:
Time Frame: Spring 2015 or Summer 2015
Position: Part-Time, Unpaid
Minimum of 4-5 hours per week hours per week, some evenings & weekends.

Responsibilities:
-Respond to correspondence via email or letter.
-Prepare and write letters for the Executive Director.
-Prepare mailings and organize mailing lists as directed using excel database.
-Develop and prepare sponsorship materials/solicitations for large events.
-Prepare brochures/mailers that are graphically interesting and appealing.
-Organize luncheons/teas including table prep and serving.
-Schedule meetings and appointments as necessary/requested.
-Solicit individuals for donations to silent auction for large 2016 gala event.
-Attend meetings and prepare and distribute meeting minutes as directed.
-Answer phones as needed for the organization and Executive Director.
Requirements:

Excellent verbal communication and writing skills required. In addition, candidate must possess exceptional organizational and “attention to detail” skills. Position hours are flexible and ideal candidate will have between 4-5 hours per week to perform duties. Previous experience with graphic design, excel mail merge, and social media outlets required.
Please email resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and a writing sample to Karen Binder, Executive Director, kbinder@blithewold.org.

Volunteer Coordinator Internship

Description:
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-Time, Unpaid

Blithewold is a volunteer-driven organization. Our Visitor Center/Gift Shop, Mansion, Gardens & programs are largely staffed by a talented family of volunteers. Interns will assist the Volunteer Manager to support the many volunteers who contribute their time to Blithewold. Recruiting potential volunteers and community outreach development. We are looking for a hardworking, reliable person who is incredibly organized with an outgoing, friendly personality.
Responsibilities:
Minimum of 10-15 hours per week, some evenings & weekends.
Volunteer communications, outreach and recruitment Coordinate monthly update meetings and training;
Requirements:
GPA of a 3.0 or better. Experience and desire to work with people of all ages & from diverse backgrounds. Must posses strong communication skills, be well-organized, responsible and prompt with the ability to multi-task and work independently. Community Service or museum background a plus.
Please email resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and a writing sample to Tree Callanan at tcallanan@blithewold.org.

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