TWRC Wildlife Center seeks animal care shift supervisors (volunteer)

TWRC Wildlife Center is in its busy season right now and the wildlife babies are really coming in. They are looking for multiple volunteers, including shift supervisors.

They are also looking for baby squirrel and baby opossum feeders. These are volunteer positions. They are open seven days a week and accommodate most schedules. For more information on the volunteer positions, go to twrcwildlifecenter.org or call 713-468-TWRC. Continue reading

Marine Discovery Center seeks Summer Camp Staffs

Image result for marine discovery center new smyrna beach flPrograms at the Marine Discovery Center (MDC) are for all ages and are designed to offer hands-on, feet-wet learning opportunities through classes, camps, lectures, boat and kayak eco-tours with certified naturalists and teachers. MDC is currently accepting applications for summer camp staff: lead summer camp counselors, summer camp interns, an aquarist/educator intern, and a media intern. The general purpose of these positions is to deliver the Marine Science Summer Camp Program to children ages 4-9 or ages 8-16 and to utilize the classroom, kayaks, a boat and the outdoor environment to teach a hands-on, feet-wet summer camp curriculum. All employees and interns must demonstrate the ability to interact professionally and exercise careful oversight of all campers, volunteers, parents, and to work with MDC staff, MDC Board and the general public. These positions require excellent independent work skills and the ability to multi-task.The application closing date is March 31, 2018. For more information, visit marinediscoverycenter.org or contact Michelle West at [email protected].

Baylor College of Medicine Environmental Health Service seeks Clinical Research Intern

Baylor College of Medicine Logo (128 x 126)The intern will assist with research and clinical initiatives that aim to improve asthma and quality of life for patients with poorly controlled asthma. The intern will also work on an education effort that seeks to create and disseminate a post-flood healthy-homes toolkit to help people protect themselves in the event of flooding and make their home healthier overall. The intern’s duties will include: (1) updating internal documents and protocols based upon current scientific evidence; (2) assisting with community outreach events; (3) attending regular staff meetings, training sessions, conferences and other meetings as requested; and (4) assisting with other administrative aspects of the Environmental Health Service. The intern must be willing to commit to a minimum of 20 hours a week. The internship is unpaid and does not include housing. Selected participants are responsible for securing their own housing and transportation. Applicants must submit a statement of interest, resume with name, and contact information for two references. For more information, bcm.edu.