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NatureBridge Teen Environmental Education Mentorship (TEEM) - Marin and San Francisco

Local Region:

North Bay

Location:

NatureBridge
1033 Fort Cronkhite
Sausalito, CA 94965
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Phone:

415-332-5771 ext. 27

Email:

teem@naturebridge.org

Contact Name:

Karli Cowman, TEEM Manager

Website:

Click here to visit official website

Subjects:
Biology
Type:
Intern / Lab Volunteer
This program is "hands on."
Grades:
9-12
TEEM interns gain firsthand knowledge about the field of environmental education through field trips, one-on-one mentorships with our professional educators, and by leading interactive activities with our elementary school participants.
Fees / Stipend:
$500 stipend
Dates:
Aug 7 - May 31, 2019
10 months
Description:
The Teen Environmental Education Mentorship (TEEM) is a paid internship in environmental education and leadership for San Francisco and Marin High School Students.Through TEEM; participants discover their inner strengths as leaders, their ability to influence others, and the importance of community.TEEM interns gain first-hand knowledge about the field of environmental education through field trips, mentorships with our professional educators, leading interactive activities with our elementary school students, and creating their own environmental teaching tools.

TEEM interns make the following commitment:

·Able to attend TEEM summer training August 7th-11th, 2018 (including a 1-2 night camping trip), and a mid-year trip in early February.

·Meet every Tuesday or Thursday after school until 7:30pm during the school year (you are allowed three excused absences and the opportunity to “switch” Tuesday/Thursday days when necessary).
• Able to arrive on time to one of the following 3 pick up locations: o 1). Park Presidio and Geary in San Francisco by 3:50pm o 2). Marin City by 4:10pm o 3). The Marin Headlands by 4:30pm
• Able to attend one weekend event per month, September 2018–May 2019.

For more information visit: http://www.naturebridge.org/youth-leadership-a-year-with-teem or check out this 7 minute video about TEEM created by a former TEEM intern: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNoG9hQvHr4

(Text is taken or adapted from the official program webpage)
Application:
Method:
By Mail
Deadline:
Mar 31, 2018, 12:00 AM
Target Group:
San Francisco and Marin high school students. We seek applicants who are open to new experiences, want to be part of a diverse learning community and want to learn more about their environment and how they can make a difference. Interns are responsible and motivated young adults who enjoy being outdoors and enjoy working with elementary and middle school aged children. Candidates should be excited about one or more of the following: education, environment, science, community stewardship, and leadership. TEEM is a paid internship.
Citizenship
Required:
Residency
Required:
Yes
Must be high school student in San Francisco or Marin
Other
Requirements:
In High School for the 2018-2019 school year. ·Able to attend TEEM summer training August 7th-11th, 2018 (including a 1-2 night camping trip), and a mid-year trip in early February. ·Volunteer interns meet every Tuesday or Thursday after school until 7:30pm during the school year (you are allowed three excused absences and the opportunity to “switch” Tuesday/Thursday days when necessary). ·Be able to arrive to one of the following pick up locations: o Park Presidio and Geary in San Francisco by 3:50 o Marin City by 4:10 o The Marin Headlands by 4:30 ·Able to attend one weekend event per month, September 2018–May 2019
# of Recommendations:
1
Other Materials:
Applications are available at www.naturebridge.org/teem
Last updated Feb 2, 2018, 12:48 PM. Please check the official website link for the most accurate and current information to applying!