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Humane Education Assistant Paid Internship

Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Animal Welfare League of Arlington

Humane Education Assistant Paid Internship

Arlington, VA
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities
    • Plan, coordinate, and implement Humane Education Presentation content
    • Lead and/or Co-lead Humane Education Presentations and League Tours
    • Follow up with Guest Speakers when necessary
    • Facilitate daily art and craft activities for each of the Day Camps
    • Resolve issues and provide support concerning campers either pre or post registration
    • Organize and track camper registration
    • Answer correspondence and follow up with registrants as needed
    • Assist with monthly Kids’ Club and Movie Night activities, as needed.
    • Additional duties as assigned
  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications

    • Current enrollment in an undergraduate program with a full-time status
    • Excellent communication and counseling skills
    • Strong public speaking skills
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and effectively
    • Demonstrated ability to engage, inspire and instruct children
    • Available to work all camp dates/times, 35 hours per week for 9 weeks (June 10th – August 9th)
    • Computer literacy including MS Word, Excel, Email and Database skills
    • Ability to receive clearance through the Department of Justice NSOPW search

    Personal Characteristics

    • Ability to think analytically and problem solve
    • Ability and desire to work with children from diverse communities
    • Resourceful and creative thinker
    • Energetic, hard-working, and a team player
    • Highly organized, and detail-oriented self-starter
    • Positive, enthusiastic, professional image in representing AWLA, both internally and externally
  • Compensation
    $9.82 per hour
  • Industry
    Non-Profit
  • Fun Fact
    We opened the first kitten nursery in the area in 2017 and recently rescued our 1000th kitten.
  • About Us
    Since 1944 the Animal Welfare League of Arlington has worked to improve the lives of animals. Help us create a world where all companion animals find compassionate and permanent homes.