The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) is looking for a few motivated students who are passionate about conserving natural public landscapes in the Southern Rocky Mountain Region through stewardship and education to join its team as Environmental Leadership Interns (ELI) in the upcoming field season.
The ELI works under the direction of the Program Managers and Field Coordinators as part of the RMFI field staff and will help coordinate RMFI’s community volunteer projects. Community volunteer projects take place primarily on weekends and select weekdays, from early April to mid-November. Project sites may include, but are not limited to, Garden of the Gods and other City of Colorado Springs parks, Barr Trail, or Bear Creek Canyon. Intern responsibilities include engaging volunteers in project tasks, assisting with the maintenance and care of tools and gear, and overseeing safety and project goals. Interns may progress in responsibilities toward planning and running portions of a field workday. This position will consist mostly of weekend fieldwork. It is a great introduction to nonprofit operations and offers a chance to gain experience in the environmental stewardship and education sectors as well as in volunteer supervision.
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