Environmental Education Network Intern

The Organization

TreePeople is a non-profit organization that unites the power of people, trees, and  nature-based solutions to grow a sustainable Los Angeles. Our mission is to inspire, engage, and support people to take personal responsibility for the urban environment, making it safe, healthy, fun and sustainable and to share the process as a model for the world. TreePeople was founded forty years ago by a teenager and is responsible for planting more than 2 million trees in Los Angeles mountains, streets, schools and neighborhoods. 

Responsibilities

CREEC, the California Regional Environmental Education Community is a network of environmental educators sponsored by the California Department of Education. In Los Angeles CREEC is housed and supported by TreePeople. The Environmental Education Network Intern will manage the network database and update environmental education programs on the CREEC website. These efforts support long term strategic and sustainability planning, and the intern will work with CDE and Network partners to increase environmental education capacity in LA County. With support from the CREEC Coordinator, intern will work with environmental education community organizations, agencies, businesses, school administrators, teachers and students to define and grow members of the Network.  Experience using the Internet to communicate, data entry, Microsoft Excel, and attention to detail is essential.

Reports to

CREEC-LA Coordinator

Duties

  • Update existing database records
  • Add new records
  • Speak with environmental education providers to clarify network listings

Skills Required

  • Proficient at writing and communicating clearly.
  • Able to take direction and work independently.
  • Understanding of networks (helpful, not essential).

Type of position

Part-time, unpaid internship 5-10 hours (flex) per week. Length of internship can be customized to the candidate’s and organization’s interest.

Please e-mail resume and cover letter to Nicole Liner-Jigamian at nliner@treepeople.org.  No phone calls please.