The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance and advocate for the green spaces and waterfront of Long Island City, Queens, and to ensure the parks remain an indispensable asset to the community.
The Conservancy works in Gantry Plaza State Park and Hunter’s Point South, providing volunteers for park upkeep, funding occasional park maintenance projects, and hosting over 100 free events in the parks each year. Free events include movie nights, concerts, fitness classes, art classes, and a 6 week-long program of free children’s activities called Summer Kids at the Landing.
The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy is looking to hire a seasonal intern (June - September) to help manage public programs and communications, as well as assist the board and staff on some other big-picture projects. The job is a mix of remote and in-park work, with a focus on supporting public programs and helping to run a summer kids series in July and August.
Location & Schedule
This is a mix of in-park and remote work. Intern will be required to provide their own computer and access to internet. Intern will work in the park helping to manage programs, but can do other work remotely.
Hours will be flexible and variable. Weekend and evening work will be required, but intern will have 2 sequential days off each week. Intern will be required to be at scheduled park programs but otherwise may choose their own hours. 15-25 hours per week will be expected. The pay is $20/hour.
Term: June - September 2022
Education and Other Qualifications
Please send your resume and cover letter as one PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Summer Intern.”
Note: Job description is not all inclusive. Hunters Point Parks Conservancy reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Hunters Point Parks Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
The Hunters Point Parks Conservancy (HPPC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance and advocate for the green spaces and waterfront of Long Island City, Queens, and to ensure the parks remain an indispensable asset to…