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GOCO Teen Outreach Intern
Butterfly Pavilion | Westminster, Colorado
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Job Description

Position Overview: Teen Outreach Education Interns provide fun learning opportunities for children as part of afterschool programming, in collaboration with Outreach Educators. Great Outdoors Colorado invests a portion of Colorado Lottery proceeds to help preserve and enhance the state's parks, trails, wildlife, rivers and open spaces. The GOCO Teen Exhibit Ambassador will connect more kids and their families to explore and take care of our great outdoors by addressing the growing disconnect between youth and nature.

Key Duties & Activities:

* Co-facilitate interactive and educational experiences for afterschool program participants
* Ensure the safety, engagement, and enjoyment of children
* Use live animals to demonstrate science-based concepts
* Facilitate play-based learning and provide educational information
* Contribute to lesson and activity planning
* Support classroom management
* Follow and model all of Rosie's Rules for a GREAT Team
* Follow and model procedures for animal care and safety in accordance with AZA

Qualifications & Skills:

* Background or interest in science and/or environmental education
* Interest and willingness to learn about and handle invertebrates
* Ability to share information in a friendly, positive and engaging way
* Comfortable interacting with children enjoyment, enthusiasm and sense of fun

Minimum Age Requirement: 16

Duration, Hours, & Pay: Commit to working an after school program 3-4 days/week for a total of approximately 15 hours/week, September May. $10/hour.

Physical Demands: Requires ability to sit, stand, or walk for extended periods, bend, and lift up to 25lbs.

Supervisor: Education Coordinator

Training: Attend Volunteer Orientation and Training; On-the-job training as part of an Outreach team.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

About Butterfly Pavilion

The Butterfly Pavilion combines science education with interactive fun to teach visitors about invertebrates and conservation. Our five immersive exhibits, including our rainforest filled with 1,200 free-flying tropical butterflies, provide a year-round, unforgettable experience. Visitors can get up close and personal with live animals, enjoy daily educational programs, explore the wonder of the outdoors on the nature trail, and discover the newest traveling exhibit. Butterflies are just the beginning.

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