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We are hiring Summer Camp Educator Interns to be part of our summer camp team! At the Wenatchee River Institute, we believe the best place to spend a day off is outside. Our youth day camps focus on connecting youth to the natural world, making new friends, and having fun! Students will learn about the world around us, play fun games, explore the trails on the WRI campus, spot birds, make art, and more!

The Summer Camp Educator Intern position is an opportunity to learn under the supervision and guidance of experienced environmental educators. Each week of camp, Summer Camp Educator Interns are paired with a WRI Field Educator, and they will help plan and deliver WRI Summer Camps. This position is responsible for the safety, enjoyment, and education of summer camp participants. Campers are primarily entering grades 1-6. WRI Summer Camps are structured to spend their days outdoors. This position works as a teammate to other WRI youth education staff, volunteers, and interns and reports directly to the WRI Education Director.

This is a seasonal intern position. The Summer Camp Educator Intern will work 32-40 hours/week mid-June through mid-August. Specific start and end dates will be determined based on intern availability and school calendar. 

Compensation: $16.28/hour. Intern housing is available. Housing provided is a private room in shared house on the Wenatchee River. Walking distance to WRI. $600/month rent (deducted from paycheck). Utilities included.

To view the full position description and qualifications, click here.

To Apply: To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three reference to Rebecca Ryan ( Applications accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. We recommend getting your application in as soon as possible for full consideration. Position will remain open until filled. 

The cover letter should include: 1) where the applicant encountered the advertisement; 2) why the applicant is interested in working at WRI; 3) how the applicant’s experience makes them a good candidate; and 4) a description of the applicant’s long-term goals.