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Current Openings

Summer Education Intern (Unpaid) - 2 Positions Available

The Missoula Butterfly House & Insectarium is looking for two Summer Education Interns to support their education programing. Interns will help facilitate summer day camps and help on the museum floor. MBHI is looking for passionate and enthusiastic interns who want to share their curiosity for the natural world with others. A great opportunity for Education Majors and anyone with a passion for working with young people both outdoors and in the museum environment. Opportunities to develop and implement simple education activities may be available.

  • Assist with the facilitation of MBHI’s summer camp programs, including group management, acting as a role model for the students, and helping to communicate with parents/guardians
  • Build positive group dynamics and ensure a safe and fun learning environment for campers, ages 3-13
  • Lead weekly camp activities on the camp theme, including but not limited to story time, games, science experiments, arts and crafts, and nature exploration
  • During non-camp weeks, assist with activities on the floor of the insectarium and butterfly house, including working at the Animal Encounter Area, connecting with visitors in the butterfly house, serving as a docent in the insectarium, and facilitating family activities such as arts and crafts, story time, science experiments, etc.
  • As needed, assist with other aspects of museum operations, including working the admissions desk and gift shop, helping with animal care, general office tasks, and other tasks that are assigned
  • Minimum of 1 year of college
  • Experience with or passionate commitment to teaching/working with children of various ages
  • Basic understanding and passion for natural sciences, including entomology
  • Strong communication and organization skills

Hours: 20 hours/week (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-12:30pm or Monday-Friday 12:00pm-4:00pm)
Schedule: June 3 to August 23, 2024

Please send cover letter, resume, and three references to stacy@missoulabutterflyhouse.org or MBHI PO Box 8885, Missoula, MT 59807.