Employment and Internships

Employment and Internship Opportunities- Now hiring Summer 2020 Coral Camp Interns and Spring 2020 Community Engagement Intern


Internships


Water Quality Intern

Closed.

Interns selected will help to organize and staff community volunteer opportunities related to Reef Relief’s Stormwater Education Program.

The Water Quality internship duties include four main components:

-Recruiting and organizing volunteers for storm water program events

-Distributing stormwater education literature to Key West residents

-Stenciling awareness messages around local storm drains

-Distributing brochures and guides to businesses, hotels, and restaurants throughout Monroe County

-Organizing and leading marine debris removal projects (both land and water based)

-Canvassing businesses to join our Skip the Straw and Protect Your Skin, Protect Our Reefs campaigns

You will also be familiar with the following areas:

-Helping maintain Key West Marine Park buoys

-Operation of Reef Relief’s environmental center

-Posting informative literature and photographs on Reef Relief’s social media campaigns

-Assisting with fundraisers and community events

Qualifications

Successful applicants will have a strong background in marine/environmental science and conservation.

How to apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]


Education Intern

Closed

Interns selected will help to organize and staff events, promote Reef Relief and its programs, present classroom lessons on marine science, assist in school field trips to the Key West Marine Park, the barrier reef off of Key West, and the Dry Tortugas National Park, help run Spring Break Coral Camp and help maintain the Key West Marine Park Buoys as needed.  This internship is a great opportunity to gain hands on experience in marine education and conservation.

You will become familiar with the following areas:

-Environmental education for children and adults

-Creating and teaching lessons for children in pre K to college

-Teaching children how to safely and successfully snorkel

-Operation of Reef Relief’s environmental center

-Planning and organizing special events, marketing, fundraising

Qualifications

Applicants must have a degree in marine science or education or be actively seeking one.

How to apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]


Coral Camp Education Intern 

Accepting applications for Summer 2020

June- Mid August

Interns selected will present classroom lessons on marine science and provide program support for the summer Coral Camp for Kids Program for kids 6-12 years of age. This internship is a great opportunity to gain hands on experience in marine education and conservation.   

You will become familiar with the following areas:

-Marine and Environmental education for children

-Teaching children how to safely and successfully snorkel in the open ocean

-Operation of Reef Relief’s environmental center

-Helping maintain the Key West Marine Park

-Marketing, fundraising, planning and organizing special events

Qualifications

Applicants must have a degree in marine science and/or education, or the applicant must be actively seeking one.

How to apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]


Community Engagement Intern (Part time)

Accepting applications for Spring 2020

Successful candidates will be able to effectively promote Reef Relief’s mission and gain new support through fundraising, recruiting new memberships, setting up and organizing tabling events, and reaching new followers through Reef Relief’s social media outlets. This position is flexible, 20 hours or less/ week, and unpaid. Seeking candidates who are currently in college or who have recently graduated with an interest in marketing, fundraising, and/or marine science.

Responsibilities:

-Organizing at least one new Reef Relief fundraiser or membership drive

-Assisting with annual fundraisers by collecting silent auction and raffle prizes, advertising events on social media, and being present at all fundraisers

-Create new and captivating material for Reef Relief’s social media platforms, e-newsletters, and website blog

-Set up and preform public outreach at all Reef Relief tabling events by talking to the community about our programs, memberships, and our retail selection

-Assist with other Reef Relief programs such as monthly clean up events, visiting schools to help carry out our Discover Coral Reefs School Program, and canvassing businesses to join our Skip the Straw and Protect Your Skin, Protect Our Reefs sunscreen campaigns.

How to apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]