EcoAction Arlington

EcoAction Arlington was founded in 1978 by the Arlington County Department of Public Works as a Clean Community member of Keep America Beautiful. During the 1980s, EcoAction Arlington started to address environmental issues beyond litter and began focusing its efforts on recycling. During the 1990’s, EcoAction Arlington disaffiliated from Keep America Beautiful but continued to focus on litter and worked comfortably with the local business community.

EcoAction Arlington provides equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, sex or age, or other status protected by law.

EcoAction Arlington Arlington, VA, USA
Oct 16, 2019
Part time
EcoAction Arlington is seeking students interested in completing their high school senior experience project in the spring of 2020 working for a community nonprofit with an internship focusing on environmental education. Students will deliver the Energy Carnival program, a classroom activity designed for elementary students with a focus on energy and our role in energy conservation in the home. This position offers a great opportunity to work with young students and engage them in a fun program while learning about energy and the importance of reducing our consumption in order to reduce greenhouse gases. Students will be working in a team with other high school students. There are a total of seven positions available. Position Responsibilities: Publicize program availability to teachers and extended day staff. Confirm requests for presentations with all schools and finalize outreach calendar. Prepare and organize supplies for presentations. Deliver presentations to elementary audiences. Compile evaluation results. Document program accomplishments. Internship Period:   This position is 30 hours per week and lasts three to four weeks. There is flexibility on internship dates in late May/June 2020. Qualifications Interest in environmental issues. Strong organization skills. Experience working with kids. Ability to conduct multiple tasks. EcoAction Arlington provides equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, sex or age, or other status protected by law. Applications will be accepted for all positions until filled. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to   EcoAction Arlington . Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !