About Stony Kill Foundation
Stony Kill Foundation oversees the daily operations and community programming at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center in Wappingers Falls, NY. Our mission is to educate the public and cultivate environmental stewardship through interpretation of the rich historical, environmental and agricultural heritage of Stony Kill Farm. Thousands of people visit the 1000-acre farm each year, participating in our signature environmental education programs, growing fruits and veggies in the community garden, hiking the trails, and enjoying the outdoors. The beautiful Stony Kill Farm is a place where people from all backgrounds and walks of life can slow down, admire the scenery, and connect with the environment.
Stony Kill Foundation is committed to fostering inclusivity and diversity at work and throughout our programs connecting people with the history, agriculture, and environment of Stony Kill Farm.
We are hiring four Naturalist Interns (paid) to join our energetic education
team at the farm. Summer Interns contribute to the planning, preparation,
and delivery of our Summer Explorers Camp program. These 2 – 3 month
positions will begin in May/June 2023 and are well suited for those who
enjoy the outdoors and have a talent for teaching and inspiring curiosity in
Primary Responsibilities include:
Lead environmental and agricultural activities and lessons for the 8-week
Summer Explorers Camp program.
• Assist with Summer Explorers Camp planning and preparation which will
include research, creating daily activities and themes, and compiling materials.
• Attend a week-long training session for camp.
• Run activities for birthday parties, scout events, and tours at the farm.
• Assist with farm tasks including feeding animals, mucking barn, restocking
feed, organizing barn areas, general cleanup, moving hay bales and equipment, etc.
COVID-19 & Vaccination Considerations:
Stony Kill Foundation takes our responsibility to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 very seriously. In-person programming conducted at Stony Kill during the pandemic follows guidelines set by New York State and the Centers for Disease Control to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Staff are required to abide by mask wearing and social distancing guidelines and become vaccinated for COVID-19. Applicants will be expected to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.
Please email your cover letter, resume (w/ relevant experience and coursework), contact information (email, phone, and best time to call), and 3 references to Stacey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Stony Kill Foundation is committed to equal opportunity employment, celebrating inclusion and diverse talent. Environmental Education Intern Program is supported by the Environmental Protection Fund administered by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
About Stony Kill Foundation
Stony Kill Foundation oversees the daily operations and community programming at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center in Wappingers Falls, NY. Our mission is to educate the public and cultivate…
Please email your cover letter, resume (w/ relevant experience and coursework), contact information (email, phone, and best time to call), and 3 references to Stacey at email@example.com or send by mail to Stony Kill Foundation, 79 Farmstead Ln, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.