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Compost and Recycling Internship, The Greenburgh Nature Center – New York

Organization: The Greenburgh Nature Center

Position Title: Compost and Recycling Internship

Location: Scarsdale, New York

Dates and compensation: The position begins the week of May 18th and ends the week of August 17th (these dates are approximate). You are expected to work 20 hours a week. For the right candidate, we are flexible on the start and ending date, and can discuss the specific hours that you will be in the office and on-site in the community. Please note that this position is unpaid.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: We are looking for a College or Graduate level student who is interested in getting some hands-on experience at a non-profit organization. The Greenburgh Nature Center is a 33 acre nature preserve that has an indoor and outdoor animal collection and serves the larger NY community. In addition to walking trails and animals, we host educational programming and events throughout the year.

Over the summer, you will learn:
– Proper management of waste streams
– Public communication and teaching skills
– How to record and track data

What We Require:
– An outgoing and engaging person, who is comfortable talking to people of all ages and backgrounds
– A valid driver’s license
– You must have a willingness to work hands-on with waste: garbage, recycling, and compost
– Willingness to learn and work in a team
– Interest in sustainable practices

What we would love:
– Familiarity and/or experience with recycling and composting
– Previous teaching experience
– Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office, especially Excel
– Organized, creative, and flexible

How to Apply: Send an email to Braeden Cohen: [email protected] or call 914-589-0526

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