Education, Training, Library, Sports and Recreation
Located on Shelter Island, between the North and South Forks of Long Island, Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center is a beautiful spot to teach! Quinipet offers beach and shoreline to teach marine programs, a low ropes course to facilitate team building, boulders for rock climbing, and nearby access points for kayaking. Environmental Education Interns get to experience all aspects of our program! Centered on curriculum development, teaching, facilitation, marketing and outreach, interns will receive a well-rounded learning opportunity. Positions are available during the spring (mid-April to mid-June), with the option to work through the summer (mid-June to mid-August), and fall (mid-August-early November). Compensation includes a weekly salary, housing and meals (when groups have food service), free access to laundry facilities, and training. Applicants should be strong communicators, leaders, and passionate about teaching kids. Applicants must be working toward a Bachelor’s degree and have at least one season of experience teaching environmental education. For more information and to apply online, visit www.quinipet.org or email Madi McNew at email@example.com.
Why choose Quinipet?
*Outdoor Education and Adventure Education: Interns will teach programs ranging in topics from aquatic, forest and wildlife ecology to kayaking, orienteering, team building, and low ropes challenge. You will also lead meals and recreational evening programs, as well as assist in curriculum development.
*Beautiful Natural Location: Life on an island is as amazing as it sounds! Our 27-acre property is right on the shore of the Peconic Bay. Public transportation to nearby North and South Forks of Long Island is easy to navigate and provides fun opportunities to explore the East End or New York City.
*Professional Development: Gain experience working with school groups, summer camp, and retreat groups all in one location! Learn and grow your skills in leadership, facilitation, and group management, just to name a few. First Aid and CPR required, and training is provided if needed.
*We are more than happy to work with you to fulfill your school’s internship requirements!
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: Interns receive on-site housing and free meals when groups have food service. Laundry machines, bicycles, computer/wifi, fridge, kitchen all available for use.
About Quinipet Camp & Retreat Center
Established in 1947, Quinipet is built upon the rocks of Faith, Courage, Love, Humility and Honesty, creating a foundation that welcomes campers from all walks of life, faith, and church affiliation. Quinipet is accredited by the American Camp Association with roots in the Methodist tradition. Quinipet is a US Sailing member and has an instructional sailing program. Quinipet also hosts retreats and environmental education for school groups year-round.
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