Currently in its 12th year, the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, 2 teams of professional outdoor educators, have reached over 10 million people in 48 states with Leave No Trace education and training.

Friday, April 17, 2009

Seeking: Community Outreach Intern

POSITION: Community Outreach Intern
CLOSING DATE: May 15, 2009 or until position is filled
SEND INFO TO: Outreach Manager, Center for Outdoor Ethics
P.O. Box 997,
Boulder, CO 80306

The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is seeking a motivated and conservation- oriented individual for a full-time (20+ hours a week) summer internship (June through August) for a Community Marketing project in Boulder, Colorado. Leave No Trace is a critical conservation movement that promotes sustainable outdoor recreation for the benefit of people and the natural environment.

The Community Outreach Intern will work closely with both the Outreach Manager and the Community and Partnership Coordinator to oversee the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer10th Anniversary Challenge using YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and other social media tools, as well as completing administrative tasks as necessary. The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program, launched in 1999, consists of two teams of highly skilled Leave No Trace educators that travel from state-to-state teaching and promoting Leave No Trace to outdoor retailers, youth serving organizations, land managers, hiking, biking and other user groups and individuals across the country.

In 2009, we’re celebrating their tremendous outreach efforts by encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to make a pledge to not only join a nationwide conservation movement, but to pledge to take Leaving No Trace ethics where it matters most - the places we play.

Qualified candidates should have some administrative and social media experience and have the ability to manage a variety of tasks. Knowledge of databases and Macintosh platform is helpful. Outdoor industry, conservation/education experience is a plus but not required. The Center for Outdoor Ethics is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people of all races, ages, ethnic and religious backgrounds.

Application information can be found here.

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