Humane Education Summer Internship
The Anti-Cruelty Society is accepting applications for a Humane Education Intern to help us engage and educate youth and build our community of caring. This opportunity is for college students looking for experience in: program development, project evaluation, education, volunteer management, office administration, communication, and much more! You’ll learn what it takes to meaningfully engage youth to help us expand knowledge on a variety of animal welfare topics. The Humane Education Intern will work alongside our experienced educators to facilitate learning in a variety of settings including summer camps, through group volunteer events, on Puppy Parades, and by helping us with our seasonal Teens Who Care program. In addition the Humane Education Intern will have the opportunity to develop and pitch an original program on behalf of the Society.
An ideal candidate will have two years of college experience and/or will have attended at least one Society Humane Education program. We are looking for someone who is reliable, creative, outgoing, enjoys engaging with people, has a passion for animal welfare, and would enjoy working with our dynamic and energetic team of Humane Education Specialists.
What You Will Learn:
- The Anti-Cruelty Society’s mission, history, services and basic operations
- How to captivate an audience through public speaking
- How to engage youth using technology, media, and group activities
- Program facilitation and evaluation
- Program research and development
- Basic Microsoft Word and PowerPoint skills
- Assist in the facilitation of Humane Education programming
- Assist with the Society’s teen volunteer program, Teens Who Care
- Assist with summer camp programming, as needed
- Provide support during community outreach events such as Crafting Crews and Puppy Parades
- Develop an original program to be potentially added to the Society’s Humane Education repertoire.
- 8-week unpaid internship lasts July 5 – August 25, with an orientation on June 30
- Schedule: Wednesday – Friday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Direct all resumes to:
The Anti-Cruelty Society
ATTN: Meshia Burrell, Director of Human Resources
157 West Grand Avenue
Chicago IL 60654
Facsimile: (888) 391-0164
No phone calls please