Individuals in these two internships become an integral part of the visitor education team, sharing responsibilities for program development and implementation. Intern responsibilities include: developing programs and activities for children and adults; writing interpretive materials about plants and garden displays; training, scheduling, and managing volunteers; creating and posting daily activity schedules and event signage; researching and responding to visitor inquiries; acting as intern editor for Longwood�s in-house newsletter; and assisting with the development and implementation of special displays and events. Individuals need good organizational, communication, and people skills, as well as an interest in horticulture and working with children. Knowledge of computer word processing and graphics programs is a plus. There are two one-year positions available. Both positions involve flexible hours including some weekends.
Candidates must be in college, or recently graduated.
This position pays $6.50 per hour, plus free housing on the property
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