Employment/Internships

Environmental Education Facilitator

Working at PWELC, you’ll discover more than a job --- you’ll enjoy the opportunity to be outdoors, have fun, and make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you. Gain valuable experience as a member of the staff at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, in scenic Spicer, Minnesota. Prairie Woods offers diverse experiences in environmental education, a challenge course, and outdoor recreation. We are all about learning to live well with self, others, and the environment. 

A recent PWELC team member, Kelsie Rustad said: 
 “Working at PWELC has been an amazing experience! I have had the opportunity to gain confidence in myself and continuously grow as a person. Working with diverse groups of people as well as connecting others with each other and the environment has been extremely rewarding. I am beyond grateful for PWELC and the wonderful staff on shaping the person I am today.”

Benefits
  • On the Job Training Provided
  • On-Call position - you choose which programs you will work, based on program and individual needs.
Duties
  • Deliver programs to diverse groups, pre-school through senior citizen;
  • You will be trained to assist with and lead a variety of activities such as: 
    • Pond Study
    • Trees
    • Prairies
    • Insects Safari
    • Mammals, Predator & Prey
    • Cross-Country skiing and snowshoeing
    • Fat-tire biking and more;
  • Train to work on the Challenge Course, with high events and a climbing wall;
  • Assist with materials, equipment, curriculum, and background research
Desired qualifications:​
  • Ability to speak and effectively engage groups
  • Experience working with children or young people;
  • Love of the outdoors, and sharing the outdoors with others;
  • Knowledge of nature and awareness of environmental issues;
  • Ability to do physically strenuous outdoor activities.
Compensation: $15-$18/hour

Contact:
Kory Klebe
Environmental Education Coordinator
Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center
kory.k@prairiewoodselc.org
1-320-354-5894
More information about PWELC at www.prairiewoodselc.org

 
 

Environmental Education Internship 

A Prairie Woods internship offers diverse experiences in environmental education and outdoor recreation, as well as connections with a community of educators who support your learning process. Internships are available for the spring and summer seasons.
E-mail Kory with a letter of interest and resume:  kory.k@prairiewoodselc.org