The Wayfinder Schools seek two full time interns for our Residential Program in New Gloucester. Both positions provide excellent educational opportunities and partialroom and board at our Opportunity Farm campus. Full description below.  If interested, email cover letter and resume to jhufnagel@wayfinderschools.org by 8/28/12.  No phone calls please.

 

Internship #1: Academic Intern, New Gloucester, ME

 

Availability:Spring, Fall

 

Position:Provide support to residential staff and students with emphasis on academicrequirements; work closely with lead teacher and program director to plan andfacilitate assignments and activities.

 

Schedule:40 hours per week, overnights Monday – Thursday.

 

Benefits:Room and board living on the Farm, travel expenses, conference attendance,training in Restorative Justice, many other perks

 

Learning:interdisciplinary curriculum and learning plans; restorative practices; endlessopportunities for creativity; inspirational alternative learning techniques andteaching strategies geared toward empowering, strength and discovery;relational education; conflict resolution; one-on-one mentoring; communitybased learning; group facilitation; expeditionary skills; crisis management;de-escalation; trauma abuse; cultural competency; teaching; confidencebuilding; enduring relationships; genuine purpose of service andaccomplishment; your own real life learning experiences; computer software;digital camera, video, and projectors; tools.

Internship #2: Residential Living Team Intern, New Gloucester, ME

 

Availability:Spring, Summer, Fall

 

Position:Provide support to residential staff including three overnight residentialovernight counselors, one campus director, and one culinary instructor. Assistwith expeditions, service learning, and other weekend learning activities.

 

Schedule:40 hours per week, overnights on all weekends

 

Benefits:Room and board living on the Farm, travel expenses, conference attendance,training in Restorative Justice, many other perks

Learning: inspirationalalternative learning techniques, relational education, conflict resolution,mentoring, community based learning, group facilitation, expeditionary skills,crisis management, de-escalation, trauma abuse, cultural competency, teaching,confidence building, enduring relationships, genuine purpose of service andaccomplishment, real life learning experiences, computersoftware, digital cameras, video, projectors, tools.