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The Howard County Conservancy is a non-profit environmental education center with two locations in Howard County, MD. Our mission is to educate children and adults about the natural world, preserve the land and its legacy and model responsible stewardship of the environment.

We’re looking for kind souls to join our team, and work with us as we encourage children to learn about Howard County’s ecology through hikes, experiments and hands-on exploration.

See our available opportunities below.

Senior Camp Counselor

Description:

Summer Camp Counselors gain the opportunity for personal and professional growth by joining our camp team. The camp staff team plans, prepares and runs environmental education lessons, as well as planning for free play, arts and outdoor games. The camp team will meet twice weekly or daily as needed to schedule the camp day and check in on personal and professional goals.

Full position details: Senior Camp Counselor 2022

How to Apply:

This position has been filled for the 2022 Summer Camp Season. Please check back in early 2023 for next year!

Summer DEI Intern

Description:

The DEI Intern will help cultivate a supportive and inclusive environment for all of our Summer Camp staff and campers. Gain experience in educating students, program management and on environmental topics. Intern will work with the education team to plan, prepare and implement environmental lessons including activities with a focus on inclusion. College credit may be received for this internship. 

Full position details: DEI Intern 2022

How to Apply:

This position has been filled for the 2022 Summer Camp Season. Please check back in early 2023 for next year!

Environmental Education Intern

Description:

Interested in exploring the world of Informal Education, where nature, games, and STEM collide? Join us as an Environmental Education Intern to gain experience with Summer Nature Camps, Elementary Education program development, and leadership through public and private programs. Work with our Education Team to personalize your internship, maximizing your learning potential. Up to 15 Credit Hours may be received for Conservancy Internships.

*Positions available: Winter, Spring, Summer Internships. Environmental Education Intern applicants are invited to apply for positions up to 3 seasons in advance. Dates are flexible.

Full position details: Environmental Education Intern 2022

How to Apply:

Submit your resume and cover letter to Kylie Watson at camp@howardnature.org

Seasonal Conservation Intern

Description:

Conservation Interns gain experience in evaluating habitats for native species, planting and maintaining native gardens, and evaluating conservation easements. Interns will work with the Land Manager and Grounds and Gardens committees to plan, prepare and implement projects with groups of volunteers. Training is provided. Work with our Education Team to personalize your internship, maximizing your learning potential. Up to 15 Credit Hours may be received for Conservancy Internships.

Positions available: Winter, Spring, Summer Internships. Conservation Intern applicants are invited to apply for positions up to 3 seasons in advance. Dates are flexible

Full position details: Seasonal Conservation Intern 2022

How to Apply:

Submit your resume and cover letter to Tabby Fique at tabby.fique@howardnature.org

Junior Staff

Description:

Junior Staff members gain leadership skills, practice effective communication, and learn about team building, behavior management, health and safety, and more. Throughout the summer, Junior Staff members utilize their talents and abilities to make a positive and unforgettable contribution to the campers. Training is provided.

Positions Available:

Junior Counselors ages 13-15. Weekly fee of $50.00

Assistant Counselors ages 16-18. Registration fees are waived.

How to Apply:

Junior Counselor positions have all been filled for the 2022 Summer Camp Season. Assistant Counselors- please contact Kylie Watson at camp@howardnature.org to inquire.