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Do you love exploring the outdoors? Would you like to inspire curiosity, scientific literacy and environmental stewardship through hands-on learning? Dunes Learning Center employment offers opportunities for individuals to use their skills and enthusiasm to change lives.


Position Title: Naturalist Intern

Dunes Learning Center (DLC) is a residential education facility within the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (INDU) that works in close partnership with the National Park Service (NPS). Naturalist Interns instruct children and adults regarding the diversity of ecosystems, plants and animals, and cultural history of the region while developing naturalist, outdoor education, and resource interpretation skills and techniques. Naturalist interns also have the opportunity to shadow NPS staff and attend educator trainings on a variety of topics. Click here for the full job description and application instructions.

Term of Position: Full-time Summer (June 5, 2015 – August 8, 2015) and/or Fall (August 16, 2015 – June 4, 2016). Must be available to work weekend and evening hours. Both seasons include 2 weeks of training.

To Apply: Prepare a cover letter, resume, and 3 references including name, relationship, phone number and email address to apply via this link.

 

Position Title: Camp Counselor

Camp Counselors supervise summer camp residents while developing their own outdoor education and resource interpretation skills and techniques. Specific duties include overnight supervision of campers in cabins, leading evening activities (campfires, group games, etc.), hosting a tent camp out with campers, hosting and supervising a beach party picnic with campers and leading table helper, weather helper and flag raising activities. Camp Counselors also have the opportunity to shadow NPS staff and to attend educator trainings on a variety of topics. Click here for the full job description and application instructions.

Term of Position: Full-time, 9 week position June 5, 2015 – August 8, 2015 (2 weeks of training – 7 weeks of camp). Involves evening hours.

To Apply: Prepare a cover letter, resume, and 3 references including name, relationship, phone number and email address to apply via this link.

 

Dunes Learning Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, nationality, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status under controlling federal, state or local law.