[Coral-List] Marine Science and Social Media Intern Position

Bruce Neill bruce at sanibelseaschool.org
Sun May 6 22:05:19 EDT 2012

Coral Listers,

Sanibel Sea School is looking for a Marine Science and Social Media Intern.

Job Title: Marine Science Instructor and Social Media Intern

Agency: Sanibel Sea School

Location: Sanibel Island, FL

Description: Sanibel Sea School is seeking a Marine Science Instructor and
Social Media Intern to assist our programs. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
dedicated to marine conservation through experiential education. A detailed
description of Sanibel Sea School can be found on our website:

Marine Science Instructor and Social Media Intern is a full-time one-year

Responsibilities include:  Assist with the planning and delivery of daily
educational programs.  Supervise young children (ages 6-13) in a variety of
outdoor and marine environments.  Foster an appreciation for marine
ecosystems and encourage participants to practice ocean stewardship.
Assist with the maintenance and upkeep of facilities and equipment.
Develop and expand Sanibel Sea School’s social media presence.  Utilize
Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, blogs, and other social media platforms to
promote our mission of marine conservation through education, research and

Qualifications:  An undergraduate degree with a background in biology,
marine biology, ecology, environmental science, early childhood education,
nonprofit management, or some combination thereof.  Must be a strong and
competent swimmer, comfortable in outdoor settings and physically capable
of leading groups of children in a variety of natural environments.  Must
be capable of lifting 40 pounds and working in the sub-tropical conditions
of Southwest Florida for eight-hour workdays.  Candidates should have a
strong desire to promote marine conservation by sharing your passion and
knowledge of the natural world with others.  Must be able to pass a
National Criminal Background check.  A successful applicant will have the
ability to create social media strategy and written content through these
channels on a regular basis.

 Desired Qualifications:  Have or be capable of obtaining certifications in
CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguarding.  Have a basic knowledge of the flora and
fauna of Southwest Florida.  Have an interest in writing short blogs on the
topics of marine conservation.

Salary: A monthly stipend of $1200 is provided.  Housing is available upon
request for approximately $400 per month.

 Application Materials:  Please submit (1) a letter of application
explaining why you desire this job and what qualifies you for the position;
(2) your resume or CV and (3) copies of college transcripts (they may be
unofficial). Include contact information for three references capable of
elaborating on your qualifications.

Closing Date:  21 May 2012

Starting Date:  June 2012

Please submit documents electronically to jobs at sanibelseaschool.org.

Inquiries may be made to Bruce Neill, Ph.D., Executive Director at jobs@

J. Bruce Neill, Ph.D.

Ocean Advocate and Executive Director
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Our vision is a world where all people value, understand and care for the

P.O. Box 1229 - 414 Lagoon Drive - Sanibel, FL 33957
*Phone:* 239.472.8585

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